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Salvador Teran Mexican silver biomorphic Earrings

on Jul 25, 2020 in Mexican and Latin American, Rings/earrings

Biomorphic sterling silver appliques on a highly oxidized “puffy” background take center-stage in this modernist Mexican set of Salvador Teran earrings. I grew up close to the sea so to my eyes, it’s little crabs catching a bit of sun on mossy beach pebbles that are pictured here but your mind’s eye might see something entirely different. Precious like all Salvador jewelry, beautifully made, not entirely identical as is the case with hand-wrought pieces of wearable art. Bottom-line? Irresistible…

 

Size / Weight: approx. 1″ by 3/4″; 14.4 grams (for the set)

Hallmarks / Date: maker’s name as shown as well as “STERLING MEXICO”, des. no 162 and Eagle 56 assay mark; 1950s-60s

Condition: excellent vintage with great patina, their oxidation in very good shape and no damage or repairs noted

Inv.#15142

Offered at $165.00

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