Emilia Castillo Turquoise and Silver Plate Bowl in Volcanic Rock Base SOLD M839

A star piece in the Castillo Collection depicting little lizards in turquoise. Bowl is hand hammered and base is carved out of Volcanic rock. This is a heavy piece.

Clearly marked to base of bowl Castillo workshop of Mexico. Great detail and a one of a kind piece.

4 3/4″ tall and 8″deep.

Price on request.

Emilia grew up in Taxco, a silver mining town in Mexico, playing in her father’s wonderful workshop among talented craftsmen. From a very young age she saw her father, Antonio, and her uncles, Chato and Coco, busy designing and creating beautiful wares and jewels.

Always surrounded by silver, copper, iron , natural stones and all kinds of tools, Emilia fell in love with the process of transforming them into toys and amusing objects. Inspired by the natural beauty of the workshop surroundings, the magnificent waterfall that crosses the gardens, and all of the creatures that thrive there, her work is a loving expression of her gratitude and appreciation towards nature.

Carrying on her fathers tradition, every piece is entirely hand made. Many commission have been made for special occasions , like the chapel for the virgin of Guadalupe in the Vatican and other works commissioned for many heads of state.