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All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Contemporary item #1013412 (stock #50540)
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$125.00
This unusual belt buckle was designed by contemporary San Miguel de Allende artist, Felipe Barbosa. It is made from antiqued silvertone metal and has a detailed casting of a large skull surrounded by angel wings. Two small black rhinestones in the eyes give this piece a bit of sparkle. It measures 4 1/2" long x 2 1/2" wide and will fit a 1 3/4" wide strap. It is in excellent NEW condition and is hallmarked "DB" in script on the reverse of the buckle. I have one of these in my personal colle...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1057496 (stock #172)
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$125.00
These chic earrings were made by the Alicia silver company of Taxco, Mexico. Each hand wrought disk is 2" in diameter and each has a 6MM cubic zirconia stone. They are in excellent condition and each is hallmarked "Alicia Mexico TC-6092".
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #707038 (stock #43437)
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$150.00
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.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1157268 (stock #CB-007)
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$250.00
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.

All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pendants : Contemporary item #1152474 (stock #PB-003-V)
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$125.00
This charming reliquary, to be worn as either a pin or a pendant was designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico.

The reliquary measures 2" wide x 3" high and is comprised of silver-tone and gold-tone metal. Four clear crystals and 4 yellow crystals embellish the casing. The Barbosa hallmark is on the back of the reliquary. In excellent NEW condition.

All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pendants : Contemporary item #1078970
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$60.00
This elegant pendant was designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico. The pendant measures 2 7/8" wide x 2 3/4" high. The pendant has a beautifully scalloped/detailed golden metal frame (with a slight silver overtone), with rhinestone accents. The image of Mexican painter, Frida Kahlo is encased in epoxy. There is a hook on the back that allows for easy addition to your favorite necklace. In excellent NEW condition. Immerse yourself.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Contemporary item #1085621
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$95.00
Your favorite old salt will relish this rocker chic money clip, designed by jeweler, Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel de Allende. Constructed of hammered metal, the piece has an aged golden color with a slight silver tone. The clip measures 3 5/8" wide with an 2 1/4" high. The clip has a leather snap closure and is accented by 4 rhinestones betwixt the foreboding skull & crossbones near the closure. In excellent NEW condition.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Contemporary item #1151439
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These adorable earrings were designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico.

The earrings measure 7/8 cm wide x 1" high. The earrings are comprised of gold & silver tone metal, with a single epoxy section portraying a skeleton Katrina in black & white. Crystal & polished stone accents adorn the top portion of the earrings. In excellent condition, the earrings bears the Felipe Barbosa hallmark on the reverse side. Be sure and check out the matching pendant!

All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1159605 (stock #CB-022)
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$100.00
This beautiful chain was designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico.

The chain has a total length of 22" and is comprised of silvertone metal. The chain is a great companion piece for any of the Barbosa pendants. Be sure and check out the assorted lengths and as always, this piece is in excellent, new condition.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1078525 (stock #10849)
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$250.00
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.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1001253 (stock #50331)
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$395.00
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...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1150993 (stock #11546)
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$95.00
This great contemporary Mexican bracelet has whimsical panels with scenes from the "Day of the Dead" festival. It is 8 3/4" long x 1 1/4" wide and is handcrafted from polished alpaca. The colorful skull and katrina pictures are encased in clear epoxy. The bracelet is in excellent condition and was lovingly made by artisans in Mexico.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1288284 (stock #ec1)
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This unique necklace was designed by the current head of Los Castillo, Emilia "Mimi" Castillo. It has a wearable length of 16" and drapes down approximately 2 1/4" in front. The neck wire it self is sterling silver, and it has 9 cutwork birds in sterling silver, brass, and copper. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "Emilia Castillo Mexico M.R. 925 TC-124".
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1288297 (stock #ha1)
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$1,800.00
This unique design by Hector Aguilar was executed at his Taxco shop, Taller Borda. It has a wearable length of 6 1/4" with a 1" gap opening and is 1 3/4" long at it's widest point. It has bold X and O cutwork design across the front and flairs to a scrollwork design on the ends. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "Taller Borda 925 Sterling Mexico" on the inner cuff.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1288295 (stock #cc1)
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$250.00
These wonderful earring were designed by Los Castillo family member, Chato Castillo. Chato is known for his high relief repousse work, so this is an interesting divergence for what he's known for. Each married metal screwback earring is 3" long x 1" wide and both have oxidized fronts with brass details. The backs are sterling silver and are hallmarked "Chato Castillo Taxco Mexico" with the Chato monogram. They are in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1213941 (stock #pk1)
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SOLD
This amazing ring was designed by Hungarian born sculptor and jeweler, Pal Kepenyes. The ring is 2 1/8" long x 1 1/4" wide and is hand crafted from sterling silver. It has a large natural turquoise center stone mounted in a tendril like setting. It is a heavy 47 grams and is hallmarked "Pal Kepenyes Mexico" on the reverse.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pendants : Contemporary item #1151437 (stock #PB-005-H)
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This exciting pendant was designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico.

The pendant is 2 1/8" wide x 3" high. The pendant is comprised of gold & silver tone metal, with 6 epoxy sections, portraying various skeleton Katrinas in black & white. There are crystal & polished stone accents at all 4 points. In excellent condition, the pendant bears the Felipe Barbosa hallmark on the reverse side. Be sue and check out the marching earrings!

All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Rings : Contemporary item #1119563
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This interesting ring was designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico.

The ring measure 2 1/4"H x 1 3/8W and is made from silvertone metal and is embellished with 3 black crystals and 1 clear crystal. The ring has an adjustable shank and fits most. In new, unworn condition. A ring sure to garner its share of attention.