Los Castillo Mexican silver mozaico Azteca Earrings with cascabeles

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Sterling silver inlaid with azur-malachite, here with browns and greens dominating, this set of vintage Mexican earrings is out of the Los Castillo “mozaico Azteca” line. I find jewelry created with this technique fascinating – the array of colors in the inlay is wide and rich, allowing the same piece to re-create itself as it plays with the changing light. That playfulness is here taken to a higher level with the addition of musical cascabeles, four on each earring, that will fill the air with cheery notes whenever you move your head…   Size/Weight: 1 1/2″ long (including the cascabeles) by 1″ wide; 15.2 grams (for the set) Hallmarks / Date: fully signed with the workshop’s signature as well as “TAXCO”, des. no 158 and Eagle 15 assay mark; 1950s-60s Condition: excellent vintage with great patina, a graphic, eye-catching design,...

Los Castillo Mexican silver big repousse Dangle Earrings ~ des. no 478

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Early Los Castillo Mexican  silver repousse set of earrings, this is a stunning pair, big, bold and definitely eye-catching! I find the predominance of circles and spheres quite alluring and appreciate the way the patina accentuating the design’s recesses has added to the set’s architecturality…   Size/Weight: 2  1/4″ long by 1  3/4″ wide (at their widest); 24.1 grams (for the set) Hallmarks / Date: maker’s signature as shown as well as “TAXCO 925”, “MADE IN MEXICO STERLING” and Eagle 15 assay mark; late 1940s-50s Condition: excellent vintage with big visual impact, fantastic patina that can always be polished to a higher sheen, if you want, and no flaws noted   SOLD – Thank you! Contact us about this...