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Los Castillo pluma azteca Mexican silver and feathers iris Pin Brooch

on Jul 8, 2019 in Mexican and Latin American, Pins/brooches

The first one in a small collection of Los Castillo pluma azteca brooches I had the pleasure to discover, this is a generously sized piece featuring a colorful iris in full bloom. There is something magical about jewelry of this type. The delicate translucence of the colored feathers creates the impression that you are looking through gauze into the world of fairies and unicorns. And the minimalism that is almost inherent in the designs leaves so much to your imagination…

 

Size/Weight: 2 3/8″ in diameter; 25.0 grams

Hallmarks / Date: signed with maker’s name and “TAXCO”; not marked for metal quality yet tested and guaranteed to be sterling silver; 1940s

Condition: excellent vintage with the feathers retaining their vivid colors, protected between their resin cover, having nice patina, good size and no damage nor any repairs noted

 

SOLD – Thank you!

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