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Mexican Sterling Silver Grape Cluster Pin

MEXICAN STERLING SILVER GRAPE CLUSTER Pin/Pendant - Signed R.T.

Heavy and very high quality, this sterling silver grape cluster pin/pendant measures 2" by 2". Signed: RT 925 and Mexico along with the artisan/workshop registration number. An estate item. Approximate circa, the late 1980's or 1990's. In excellent condition.

Signed RT 925 Mexico

Item# JV-0826-01................................................Price $60

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Green Enamel Siam Sterling Silver Bracelet



VINTAGE SIAM STERLING SILVER GODDESS BRACELET

Collectible WIDE link bracelet from Old Siam. Sterling silver and green enamel, the etched design depicts the goddess of lightening, Mekhala. Measures just shy of 1.5 inches wide! Length: 7.5 inches. In excellent condition. Marked: Siam Sterling.

Almost all vintage Siam jewelry available on the secondary market today were originally gifts sent home to wives and girlfriends by American Soldiers between the 1930's and 1960's.

Siam Bracelet Sterling Clasp Click any photo to enlarge.


Item# VS072514..........................................................Price $110.00
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Old Mexico Sterling Jewelry



VINTAGE MEXICAN STERLING - ABALONE SHELL BUTTERFLY EARRINGS

Old Mexico butterfly form earrings crafted in sterling silver and beautifully inlaid with natural iridescent abalone shell. Handcrafted by Mexican silver artisans in workshops called talleres, the loveliness of these vintage pieces is truly exceptional. (Circa 1955) Screwbacks hold the earrings safely in place.

There are tiny hairline cracks in the abalone best visible under magnification. This is not atypical for older abalone inlay jewelry. (Click photo on the right to enlarge for instant magnification.) Condition is vintage excellent. Earrings measure 3/4" by 1/2".

Butterfly Earrings Marked Sterling Old Mexico Silver Jewelry Click any photo to enlarge.


Item# VJ1125-1..........................................................Price $35.00
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Mexican Sterling Jewelry


1940's HEAVY SOLID MEXICAN STERLING SILVER OBSIDIAN MASK NECKLACE

Heavy Solid Piece of Sterling Silver! The centerpiece of this 1940's Mexican Necklace is a deity mask carved from obsidian stone. Plenty of similarly designed pieces were likely put out by various artisans from Mexico City and the famed Taxco region, but no two are exactly alike ~ that's the real beauty of these very collectible handmade works of art.

The chain portion is 22" long. The pendant is a very generous 4" by 1 3/4". Both are marked with the same 925 style stamp on the reverse. In very good condition as pictured. Click on any image to enlarge

Vintage Mexican Sterling Silver Sterling Mark Sterling Mark

Item# J3005 ..........................................................SOLD

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Vintage Mexican Sterling Silver Earrings Signed A Garcia



VINTAGE MEXICAN STERLING EARRINGS LAPIS INLAY Signed A. Garcia

Sterling Silver Earrings marked with an Eagle Assay 3, Taxco 925 and the artisan's name - A Garcia. Lapis Lazuli present in the composite of the design. They measure approx. 1" in diameter. Circa 1950's -60's. Condition is very good. Tiny imperfections in a couple of areas of the inlay but not very detractive at all when worn. Closure is a screw back type made of alpaca.

Taxco Sterling Silver Eagle Assay Mark 3 Mexican Sterling Silver  Earrings

Item# J2018 ..........................................................Price $40
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Vintage Navajo Sterling Turquoise Necklace



NAVAJO THUNDERBIRD STERLING TURQUOISE PENDANT NECKLACE Signed H SPENCER

Thunderbird turquoise and sterling necklace signed by Navajo artisan, H. Spencer. Sixteen inches long. Pendant is 2 1/2" across. The wings are hinged resulting in a naturalistic aesthetic. Condition is excellent.

Navajo Turquoise Jewelry signed H Spencer


Item# S1009..........................................................Price SOLD
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Vintage Mexican Sterling Silver Mask Earrings



VINTAGE MEXICAN STERLING SILVER OBSIDIAN EARRINGS

Handsome Aztec Masks carved of obsidian and set in sterling silver. Screwback type earrings, circa 1940's. Marked Sterling on the reverse as well as either Mexico or Taxco just underneath the closure, however, the word has mostly rubbed away over time. Sturdy little pieces. Very well made as was most sterling jewelry of this time period in Mexico. Measurements: 1 inch long by 3/4 of an inch wide.

Vintage Mexican Screwback 1940's Sterling Silver Earrings


Item# S1013..........................................................SOLD
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Vintage Mexican Sterling Silver Earrings Abalone Shell



MEXICAN STERLING SILVER VINTAGE EARRINGS

Sterling Silver Screwback Earrings. Lovely and intact abalone shell serves as the decorative background for pre-Columbian Aztec god motif's. In excellent condition. Measurements - 3/4" in diameter.

Vintage Mexican Sterling and Shell Screwback Earrings Screwback Earrings Marked 925 Sterling Mexico


Item# S1008..........................................................Price $25
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Nora Sterling - Native American Jewelry



NORA STERLING CUFF BRACELET - Navajo Jewelry

Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet with a bold traditional Native American design either deeply stamped or chiseled by Navajo Artisan Nora Tahe Bill. With an opening diameter of 2 1/2" it should fit most average sized wrists. This piece was not purchased but is an estate item. In very good condition Heavy and substantial piece of sterling.

Nora Tahe Bill Sterling

Item#S1003 ..........................................................SOLD
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Vintage Mexican Sterling Silver Earrings Blue Worm Xonecuilli Motiff



VINTAGE MEXICAN STERLING SILVER EARRINGS - AZTEC XONCECUILLI MOTIFF

From the late 1940's/1950's these screw back earrings are excellent condition as pictured. The design is a variant of pre-Columbian traditional motiffs. A curving S shape is representative of the blue worm or xonecuilli which was associated with lightening and fertility.

They are signed on their reverse Mexico DF 925 along with the artisan name MAR. Measurements: Length 1 1/2"; Width 1".

Vintage Mexican Sterling  signed MAR

Item# S1002 ..........................................................Price $75
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