This early Mexican silver clamper bracelet is a great example of the dying art of repousse. It is 3" wide in front tapering to 1 1/4" in back, and has a 6 1/2" interior measurement. It is 67 grams with thick gauge walls, and has a very strong hinge mechanism. It has a small ding on the edge of one front panel, but it does not detract from the piece. Overall, it is in very good condition, and is hallmarked "Taxco GRO EDP 925 Hecho en Mexico Sterling."
This wonderful vintage necklace is a classic design by Taxco silver maestro, Sigi Pineda. It has a hinged back and has a 15" interior measurement. It is 1/2" wide at the back hinge and tapers to 7/16" on each side. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "Sigi Tasco Sterling Hecho en Mexico 256" with the eagle number 3.
This unusual modernist bird set was designed by Jorge Castillo, better known as Chato of the renowned Los Castillo taller. The pin measures 2 3/4" long x 2" wide and the matching earrings are 1 1/2" long x 1" wide. The set handwrought from sterling silver and has pearl, coral, and green stone accents. Each piece is hallmarked "Chato Castillo 925", and the pin bears his logo as well as model #4. The earrings have non silver pivot backs but I can not detect if these are original or later replac...
This beautiful vintage Mexican silver bracelet has such a bold design that will flatter any wrist. It is made from sterling silver and is 3 3/4" wide in the front with a 7" interior measurement. It has a bold repoussé cross over design with applied ball work which tapers into a tight 1" wide hinged back. It is in excellent condition and is signed "CP Sterling Taxco Mex 925" in a circle hallmark.
This stunning vintage pin measures 3 1/2" long x 3" wide and is hand wrought from sterling silver. The six almond shaped petals are cut from amethyst stone with inclusions. It is quite dimensional and beautifully executed. It is in excellent condition and the reverse is signed "Mexico Silver".
These stunning contemporary earrings are handcrafted in Mexico and made by talented artisans that have made this style of earring for generations. Each clip back earring is 4" long x 2" wide and both are made from filigree sterling silver. They are in excellent condition and are hallmarked "925" on the reverse. Each earring is 15 grams, so although they are large, they are comfortable to wear.
These bold earrings were designed by Taxco maestro, William Spratling. Each earring is 7/8" long x 7/8" wide and both are made from hand wrought sterling silver. They have a unique modern design on the front and the reverse have screw back mechanisms. One earring has the "WS Spratling Made in Mexico" circular logo, and the other is marked "Spratling Silver" in an oval cartouche. They are in excellent condition and have a total weight of 24.3 grams total.
This adorable pin was made by Emilia "Mimi" Castillo who is present head of the Los Castillo taller. It is 2 3/4" in diameter and is made from sterling silver, brass, and copper in the "married metals" technique so distinctive to Los Castillo. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "Emilia Castillo 925 Mexico M.A. TC-124".
This lovely vintage pin is a faithful interpretation of a William Spratling design. It is 2 1/4" wide x 2 1/2" long and is made from sterling silver with a carved amethyst tulip. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Mexico Silver" on the reverse.
This charming pin is a great example of the some of the unsigned pieces made in Taxco in the 1930's and 1940's. The pin measures 3 1/2" long and has a wingspan of 3 1/2". The body is made from cast sterling silver and the applied wings are from handwrought sheeting. Dangling from the bird's beak is a 5/8" x 5/8" repousse heart with turquoise stone center. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "Silver Made in Mexico". It also has the name "Dopey" inscribed.
These bold Mexican silver earrings make quite the statement when worn. Each clip back earring is 4 1/4" long x 1 3/4" wide and both are hand crafted from sterling silver. They have a unique double lyre design and each is hallmarked "TP-23 Mexico 925" on the reverse. They are in excellent condition.
This amazing pin/pendant was designed by Judith Roberts for her "Coleccion" line. It is handcrafted from nickel silver and measures a large 4" long x 3 1/2" wide. It has a bold sacred heart design with repousse/etched details, and the center heart opens to reveal a reliquary compartment. It has a secure pin back assembly and an attached bale so that it can be worn on a chain or beads. It is in excellent condition and is signed "La Coleccion Judith Roberts" on the reverse.
This amazing pin/pendant was designed by Judith Roberts for her "Coleccion" line. It is handcrafted from nickel silver and measures a large 4 1/4" long x 2 1/2" wide. It has a bold sacred heart design with repousse/etched details, and the center heart opens to reveal a reliquary compartment. It has a secure pin back assembly and an attached bale so that it can be worn on a chain or beads. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Coleccion Judith Roberts" on the reverse.
This unique pin was designed by Taxco silversmith, Bernice Goodspeed. It is 2 1/2" long x 2 1/4" wide and is made from heavyweight (25 grams) sterling silver. It has deep carved details on the top and the bottom stone opens to reveal a secret locket compartment. It is in very good condition and is signed "Sterling Mexico" with Bernice's "B" hallmark.
This charming vintage pin was made by the legendary Taxco jewelers, Los Castillo. The pin is 3 1/2" long x 2 3/4" wide and is made from heavy handwrought copper with a sterling silver plate. The center has a bright turquoise and black ceramic cabochon measuring 20MM x 28MM. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "M5 Ceramica Plateado Hecho en Mexico Los Castillo Taxco" on the reverse.
This amazing vintage ring has a dramatic look and houses an unusual function. It is 1 1/4" in diameter x 5/8" thick and is handcrafted from sterling silver with a large 22mm amethyst cabochon. The cabochon opens to reveal a secret "poison" compartment. It has beautiful scroll and ballwork on the edge of the ring dome and it is presently a size 6 with room for sizing if desired. It is in excellent condition and has no markings on the shank.
This regal bracelet was designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico.
The bracelet has a wearable length of 1 7/8" and is 1 1/2"W. The interior of the bracelet, closed is 5 7/8". The bracelet is comprised of 5 strands of yellow crystals strung on clear elastic and is embellished with 10 small crystals. The bracelet has a slot closure and is in new condition. A beautiful, unique piece, sure to add sparkle to your favorite ensemble.
This gorgeous necklace was designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico.
The necklace has a total length of 17 1/4" (open) and 12 1/2" closed and is comprised of silvertone metal. The central cross pendant is adorned with 6 pearls, while there are 6 more pearls hanging from the strand. In addition to the pearls, there are 4 assorted Sacred Heart charms. In excellent, new condition.