big Parra Mexican silver and blue agate Dragonfly Pin Brooch

on Dec 4, 2015 in archived


A book-piece design, this big dragonfly silver and agate brooch bears the signature of Horacio de la Parra, a maestro whose work has never disappointed me in its quality of materials and level of craftsmanship. A not-so-often found brooch, the example at hand is even more unusual because of the almost robin’s egg blue color of the stones…

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Size/Weight: 3  3/8″ wide by 2  1/4″ long; 15.6 grams

Hallmarks / Date: maker’s signature as shown as well as “HECHO EN MEXICO D.F. 925”; 1930s-40s

Condition: excellent vintage with great patina and no flaws noted

SOLD – Thank you!

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