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Los Castillo Mexican silver mozaico Azteca Earrings

on Nov 26, 2019 in Mexican and Latin American, Rings/earrings

Sweet-as-can-be Los Castillo sterling silver earrings in a leaf and bead design executed employing the mozaico Azteca technique. Azur-malachite, the stone used for the inlay here, is one of my favorite stones. I find the mixing of saturated blues and greens rich and pleasing to the eye and here the two colors are complemented by an earthy khaki/brown as well. Beautifully made as all Los Castillo jewelry are the earrings have presence and are easy to wear…

 

Size/Weight: 1 1/4″ long by 3/4″ wide; 12.1 grams (for the set)

Hallmarks / Date: fully and appropriately hallmarked with the Los Castillo signature as well as “STERLING MADE IN MEXICO”, “MOZAICO AZTECA” and des. no 113; pre-1948

Condition: excellent vintage with rich, saturated colors in the inlay that is all there, free of damage or repairs and having nice patina

 

Offered at $90.00

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