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Francisco Rivera Mexican long silver dangle Earrings

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Vintage Mexican silver long earrings bearing the signature of accomplished Taxco maestro Francisco Rivera, this set is inspired by ancient motifs as is much of Rivera’s “archeological period” jewelry. We don’t really know much about maestro Rivera yet his work is of the highest quality and his designs are quite often truly inspired and original. Here he employs motifs that were also used by Spratling to create a magical pair of earrings, cleverly articulated, with seamless overlay, dramatic oxidation and a playful little spherical dangle to add airiness to the design…   Size/Weight: 2  3/8″ long by just shy of 1  1/2″ wide; 25.2 grams (for the set) Hallmarks / Date: maker’s conjoined initials as well as “HECHO EN MEXICO”, “STERLING TAXO”, Eagle 3 assay mark and des. no 143; 1950s Condition: excellent vintage,...

long Miguel Melendez Mexican silver modernist Earrings ~ tiered chandeliers with tiger’s eye teardrops

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Stunning set of 1950s Miguel Melendez Mexican silver and tiger’s eye earrings in a multi-tiered chandelier design, this is a pair for the daring female. Having started his career at Spratling’s Las Delicias and then worked for the Los Castillo before ending up as manager of Margot’s workshop, Melendez ventured on his own in 1953 and, in my opinion, he was at his best when he created modernist jewelry. Warm, golden caramel and brown hues give a magical brilliance to the tiger’s eye teardrops while the proportions of the sterling latticework capture the eye at first sight…   Size/Weight: 3″ long by 2 7/8″ wide; 25.5 grams (for the set) Hallmarks / Date: fully signed with Melendez’s initial “m” as well as “STERLING TAXCO MEXICO” and Eagle 3 assay mark; 1950s-60s Condition: excellent vintage with no damage or...

Erika Hult de Corral Mexican silver Earrings ~ rare Ric pagoda dangles

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One of the few known female Taxco silversmiths and designers and a modernist at that, Erika Hult de Corral’s work has a slick elegance and a quality that justifies the desirability her creations enjoy. The set of “pagoda” dangle earrings I am presenting here is both difficult to find and a pleasure to wear and to behold…   Size/Weight: just shy of 1  7/8″ long by 3/4″ wide (at their widest); 14.0 grams (for the set) Hallmarks / Date: maker’s signature “Ric” in script as well as Eagle 3 assay mark (on the screw backs) and design no 1012; 1960s Condition: excellent vintage with great patina, very difficult to find and with no flaws noted; please be advised that the findings on this set are a combination of screw-back and clip which is some times the case with earrings from this specific period   SOLD – Thank you!...