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K Bueno - Vintage Mexican Modernist Silver Jewelry and Metalwork
Established 2001

Kim Matthews, proprietor
Email: kim@kimmatthewsart.com


All items in good to excellent condition unless otherwise indicated.

Left: Spratling 980 jaguar pin, not for sale.

KBueno: Early Antonio Pineda Amethyst Earrings Early Antonio Pineda Amethyst Earrings

1/2" x 7/8" sterling screwbacked earrings with amethyst cabochons signed "Silver by Tono" and eagle assay #17.
$ 250

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KBueno: Antonio Piņeda Earrings Antonio Piņeda Earrings

Rare, early (c. 1949-50) Antonio silver screwbacked earrings, signed "Silver by Tono" on findings, no other marks. 1/2 x 1-1/2".
$ 200

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KBueno: Antonio Pineda Tigereye Cabochon Earrings Antonio Pineda Tigereye Cabochon Earrings

5/8" x 1-3/16" 970 silver pierced/clip earrings with tigereye cabochons, signed with the Antonio crown, 970, Hecho en Mexico, and eagle assay #17.
$ 250

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KBueno: Carmen Beckmann Face Earrings Carmen Beckmann Face Earrings

Carved chrysocolla faces are set into sterling and backed with screw findings, signed only "Beckmann Sterling" and measuring 5/8 x 3/4".
$ 60

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KBueno: Bernice Goodspeed PreColumbian Earrings Bernice Goodspeed PreColumbian Earrings

7/8 x 1" sterling screwbacked earrings signed "B Plata Taxco."
$ 95

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KBueno: Bernice Goodspeed Inlaid Earrings Bernice Goodspeed Inlaid Earrings

7/8" square screwbacked silver earrings with crushed stone inlay surrounding a floral motif signed "Taxco B Mexico" in a circle on each.
$ 85

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KBueno: Chato Castillo Dome Demiparure Chato Castillo Dome Demiparure

Very early Chato three-dome silver pin with C catch, 3/4 x 2-1/8" approx. and 15/16" diameter with wire clip-style findings. Marked only "Taxco" and conjoined JTC in a cartouche. Earrings nearly perfect but pin is shows its age/wear in some dimples and a slightly kinked stem. Was $165
$ 125

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KBueno: Delfino Kinetic Earrings Delfino Kinetic Earrings

Delicate, light classic modernist sterling and faux (?) pearl screwbacked earrings signed "Delfino, Sterling, Taxco, Mexico" in block letters.Approx 2-1/2" long.
$ 95

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KBueno: Ric Petal Earrings Ric Petal Earrings

Elegant sterling earrings by Erika Hult de Corral, 1/2 x 1-1/2", design #15, eagle assay #3 with screw/clip combo findings and "Ric" script mark.
$ 95

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KBueno: Francisco Rivera for Emma Earrings Francisco Rivera for Emma Earrings

1 x 1-1/2" sterling trapezoid dangle earrings with loaf-shaped obsidian, signed and numbered.
$ 95

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KBueno: Gerardo Lopez Earrings Gerardo Lopez Earrings

Approx. 5/8 x 1-1/8" sterling and obsidian screwbacked earrings by Gerardo Lopez. Signed with "Lopez Taxco" oval and eagle assay.
$ 75

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KBueno: Gerardo Lopez Scroll Earrings Gerardo Lopez Scroll Earrings

5/8" x 1-1/8" sterling scroll design earrings by Lopez, signed with the "Lopez Taxco" cartouche and eagle assay #26, screw findings.
$ 95

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KBueno: Gerardo Lopez Naturalistic Earrings Gerardo Lopez Naturalistic Earrings

3/4 x 1" sterling screwbacked earrings with half-dome and stylized plant design. Signed with the Lopez, Taxco cartouche mark, late '50s/early 1960s.
$ 85

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KBueno: Hector Aguilar Stirrup Earrings Hector Aguilar Stirrup Earrings

1/2 x 1-1/4" 940 silver dangle earrings signed 940 Taxco and the HA intaglio mark of 1940-48.
$ 250

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KBueno: Hector Aguilar Three-Bead Earrings Hector Aguilar Three-Bead Earrings

940 silver earrings, 5/8 x 3/4". Stacked mark on screw back dates from 1948-1955. Other screw bears eagle assay mark.
$ 195

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KBueno: Hector Aguilar Shooting Star Earrings Hector Aguilar Shooting Star Earrings

Approx. 5/8" x 1" 940 silver Hector earrings, ca. 1940-45 signed with indented initials and content marks and stamped "Taxco." One screw finding has some worn threads near the top. Were $250
$ 195

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KBueno: Hector Aguilar Lyre Earrings Hector Aguilar Lyre Earrings

1/2 x 1-1/4" 940 silver earrings signed with the 1955-62 "HA" mark as pictured in Morrill's Silver Masters of Mexico.
$ 250

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KBueno:  HT HT "Bull's Eye " Pin and Earrings

Beautifully patinated 3D pendant and matching earrings in sterling. Marked with unidentified cipher appearing to be a conjoined H and T, eagle assay mark #20. Pin, approx. 1-3/4" diameter, earrings, just under 1" diameter. WAS $65
$ 50

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KBueno: Sterling and Enamel Bracelet and Earrings Sterling and Enamel Bracelet and Earrings

Trapezoidal link bracelet and matching earrings in sterling with red enamel accents signed JSF, bracelet approximately 6" long with 7/8" links and earrings.
$ 125

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KBueno: JSF Enamel Fish Earrings JSF Enamel Fish Earrings

7/16 x 9/16" green enamel and sterling fish motif earrings by JSF. Taxco, eagle assay 3, sterling, etc. marks.
$ 35

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KBueno: Enrique Ledesma Inlaid Hoop Earrings Enrique Ledesma Inlaid Hoop Earrings

Sterling and chrysacolla inlaid hoop earrings, approx. 7/8 x 1" high. Signed "Ledesma, Taxco, Hecho en Mexico", design #236 and eagle assay #3.
$ 125

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KBueno: Enrique Ledesma Large Dangle Earrings Enrique Ledesma Large Dangle Earrings

Design number 212 azurmalachite(?) and sterling earrings by Ledesma for the Plateria Cortes, fully signed and eagle marked. 3/4 x 1-3/4". Note variation in stone finishes.
$ 95

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KBueno: Enrique Ledesma Obsidian Dangle Earrings Enrique Ledesma Obsidian Dangle Earrings

1/2 x 1-1/4" dangle earrings by Enrique Ledesma. These appear to be fairly early, as they lack a design number and assay mark. Stamped "Ledesma Silver" and "925" with "Mexico" hand engraved into each.
$ 95

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KBueno: Los Castillo Naturalistic Earrings Los Castillo Naturalistic Earrings

Elegant Margot-esque sterling screwbacked earrings signed and design numbered 595, with double circular Los Castillo marks and eagle assay, signed on findings as well as backs.
$ 110

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KBueno: Los Castillo Pluma Azteca Earrings Los Castillo Pluma Azteca Earrings

Los Castillo Pluma Azteca multicolor earrings with stylized eagle motif. Condition good with exception of some missing back rivets securing back plate to base plate. Were $45
$ 35

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KBueno: Los Castillo Mosaico Azteca Earrings Los Castillo Mosaico Azteca Earrings

Design #170, curved azurmalachite inlay sterling earrings by Los Castillo measuring 1/2 x just over 1-1/8." Fully marked with design number, eagle assay, maker's mark, etc. on backs and screw findings,
$ 85

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KBueno: Los Castillo Pavon Fish Earrings Los Castillo Pavon Fish Earrings

Unusual sterling inlay steel screwbacked earrings in Los Castillo's "Steel the color of a peacock" technique. Steel is fused to a sterling back. Sterling findings signed and numbered. Condition good with some scratches/rust, 7/8" diameter. Were $95
$ 65

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KBueno: Los Castillo Mixed Media Demiparure Los Castillo Mixed Media Demiparure

Daisy motif pin and earrings combine Mosaico Azteca and Metales Casados techniques. Fully signed and numbered, max. width earrings 1 x 2", pin 2-1/4" x 2-5/8" approx.
$ 225

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KBueno: Los Castillo Cancer Earrings Los Castillo Cancer Earrings

Zodiac series sterling earrings measuring 3/4 x 1". Identically marked findings read "Los Castillo Taxco" and eagle #15.
$ 85

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KBueno: Los Castillo Triskelion Earrings Los Castillo Triskelion Earrings

7/8" round silver earrings, each stamped with "Los Castillo Taxco" in a circle and design number 605 on screw findings.
$ 125

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KBueno: Los Castillo Articulated Pendant and Earrings Los Castillo Articulated Pendant and Earrings

Terrific style copper and sterling very large kinetic pendant (1.75 x 4") and 1 x 3-1/4" earrings. Earrings signed on screw findings with undecipherable eagle assay mark. Pendant appears to bear eagle assay mark #36 (a late Salvador design?), no other markings.
$ 195

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KBueno: Los Castillo Sterling Earrings Los Castillo Sterling Earrings

These 1/2 x 1-3/4" hefty sterling earrings definitely show Margot's influence at Los Castillo. Signed and numbered 704 on screwback findings.
$ 95

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KBueno: Los Castillo Swag/Scroll Earrings Los Castillo Swag/Scroll Earrings

These early Los Castillo clipback earrings show the influence of Margot van Voorhies Carr and are signed with the straight-line block letter mark, "Sterling Mexico," and design number 574. 1-1/2 x 1-1/2."
$ 125

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KBueno: Los Castillo Sagittarius Earrings Los Castillo Sagittarius Earrings

Zodiac series design #146 sterling earrings measuring 3/4 x 1", really fine cutwork. Screw findings signed "Sterling Made in Mexico" and eagle #14 (?)
$ 85

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KBueno: Los Castillo Large Beaded Dome Earrings Los Castillo Large Beaded Dome Earrings

Design #298, screwbacked sterling earrings signed Los Castillo on each finding, 1 x 1-1/8".
$ 125

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KBueno: Los Castillo Figure Cutout Earrings Los Castillo Figure Cutout Earrings

Skillfully cut out figures in a surrealistic design (Gemini?) adorn these 50s modernist sterling earrings by Los Castillo. 3/4 x 15/16", signed and numbered 396(?)
$ 95

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KBueno: Los Castillo Metales Casados Face Earrings Los Castillo Metales Casados Face Earrings

Screwbacked married metals earrings, approximately 1/2" square, silver, brass, copper, and dark silver in a smiling face design. Signed "Metales Castillo" and design number 88. One original finding has been replaced. Were $85.00
$ 50

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KBueno: Los Castillo Earrings 217 Los Castillo Earrings 217

1 x 1-1/2" sterling screwbacked earrings, signed with "Los Castillo Taxco" in a circle and eagle assay #15 and design number 217.
$ 95

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KBueno: Los Castillo Celestial Earrings Los Castillo Celestial Earrings

3/4 x 1-1/2" silver over copper screwbacked earrings after Spratling by Los Castillo. Screw findings marked "Los Castillo, Taxco, Mexico". Condition good with some abrasions.
$ 125

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KBueno: Los Castillo Rooster Earrings Los Castillo Rooster Earrings

Design #167, wonderfully surreal small (approx. 1-1/4" h) screwbacked earrings signed with the circular "Los Castillo Taxco" mark on each.
$ 125

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KBueno: Los Castillo Oval Mosaic Earrings Los Castillo Oval Mosaic Earrings

Turquoise cabs surrounded by azurmalachite Mosaico Azteca inlay comprise these small sterling Los Castillo earrings, 3/8" x 1/2", signed and numbered 106 on screw findings.
$ 75

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KBueno: Los Castillo Cooperativa Inlay Earrings Los Castillo Cooperativa Inlay Earrings

7/16 x 1" sterling and bloodstone(?) screwbacked earrings, design number 124, eagle assay #3 produced by the artisans of the Antonio Piņeda/Los Castillo co-op.
$ 95

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KBueno: Los Castillo Dome Earrings Los Castillo Dome Earrings

Early Los Castillo dome earrings, 5/8" diameter, signed only "Los Castillo Taxco" linear block-letter mark and marked sterling. Some wear.
$ 65

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KBueno: Los Castillo Abstract Earrings Los Castillo Abstract Earrings

Design number 420 screwback sterling earrings by Los Castillo, each with identical markings.
$ 95

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KBueno: Los Castillo Los Castillo "Fern" Earrings

3/4 x 1-1/2" sterling earrings by Los Castillo. Fully stamped on handmade screw findings, including eagle assay mark and design number 130. Beautifully crafted: top of "fern/flower" fitted into bottom pocket and sweat-soldered.
$ 125

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KBueno: Los Castillo Brass Onix Negro Earrings Los Castillo Brass Onix Negro Earrings

Large 1 x 1-1/2" brushed brass and sterling-backed inverted teardrop earrings in Los Castillo's Onix Negro technique. Numbered and signed on screwback findings.
$ 95

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KBueno: Margot Geometric Clip Earrings Margot Geometric Clip Earrings

3/4 x 1-3/4" sterling earrings by Margot, signed on clipback findings with maker's mark and design number 542(6?), eagle assay mark, etc.
$ 125

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KBueno: Margot de Taxco Floral Hoop Earrings Margot de Taxco Floral Hoop Earrings

1-1/2" diameter sterling screwbacked hoops in an abstracted floral motif by Margot. Signed and design numbered (5719?) on one earrings, eagle assay on the other.
$ 150

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KBueno: Margot de Taxco Snail Earrings Margot de Taxco Snail Earrings

Approx. 1 x 1-1/8" sterling repousse earrings, one slight kink in left earring. Unsigned left finding, but eagle assay #16 and "Sterling Made in Mexico" appear on right earring.
$ 95

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KBueno: Margot Speckle Earrings Margot Speckle Earrings

3/8 x 5/8" lapis blue speckle enamel sterling earrings, signed and design numbered 5788 on screw findings, eagle assay #16, etc.
$ 85

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