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Hector AGUILAR Taxco MEXICAN 940 Silver EARRINGS playful DANGLES design

on Aug 30, 2014 in archived

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Gorgeous set of vintage Hector Aguilar earrings wrought in .940 silver that is higher in purity than sterling in a playful design with stylized dangling cascabeles. I find the combination of circles, spheres and lengths of soldered together silver wire that make up this set quite ingenious in the way it gives a mod twist to an otherwise more “ethnic”, traditional motif.

Fabulous and in a difficult to find design…

 

Size/Weight: 1  5/8″ long by 7/16″ wide; 12.7 grams

Hallmarks / Date: maker’s conjoined initials as shown as well as “.940”, “TAXCO” and Eagle 9 assay mark; the specific combination was used by Aguilar in the period 1948-62

Condition: excellent vintage with great patina and no flaws noted

 

 

SOLD – Thank you!

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