Victoria Taxco Mixed Metals Fish Glass Holders in Silver, Copper and Brass M835

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A unique set of Mexican made glass holders by Victoria of Taxco, Mexico. Pieces look hand tooled and finished. Pair of glass holders in solid Copper, Brass and Silver with tall slender glass to center. Circa 1950. 6" x 3". Ana Nunez de Brilanti is one of the original Taxco Silver designers from the late 1930's. She ...

Emilia Castillo Turquoise and Silver Plate Bowl in Volcanic Rock Base 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, ...

Emilia Castillo Turquoise and Silver Plate Lizard Handled Pitcher M838

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9.5" tall, 9" wide. This amazing work by the daughter of Castillo himself depicts 2 geckos and/or lizards playing around a silver plated hand-hammered sphere.  Lovely work and liberal use of actual turquoise really set this breathtaking piece off to its full advantage. Properly marked By Emilia Castillo. Acquired in Mexico, circa 1980. Emilia grew up in Taxco, a silver mining ...

Antonio Pineda Amethyst and Silver Choker J130

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Careful. If you try this on, you will not want to take it off. Magic? We prefer not to comment. What is undeniable is the talent and skill of its designer. Price on request.   Antonio Pineda was maybe THE internationally renowned Mexican modernist silversmith, praised for his bold, striking jewelry designs and ingenious use of gemstones, A Taxco native, ...

Silver and Turquoise Trunk Show Event December 6th 11-6 at Early California Antiques.

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Below is just a sample of roughly 700 pieces from a private collection a dealer from Dallas will be presenting at an exclusive trunk show at Early California Antiques. Choose from Native American pieces as well as rare Mexican Silver pieces from the 1920's to the 1950's. Bracelets, Cuffs, Necklaces, Earrings, Pins, Broaches, Hair pieces, Rings, Sterling ...