Bueno - Vintage Mexican Modernist Silver Jewelry and Metalwork
Kim Matthews, proprietor
Left: Spratling 980 jaguar pin, not for sale.
Enrique Ledesma Chrysacolla Necklace
15" link necklace of 3/16 x 9/16" sterling links with chrysacolla inlay, signed Ledesma, Hecho en Mexico, eagle #3, design #205(?).
Casa Maya Demiparure
Copper and brass repousse figural necklace and earrings signed Maya. 18" chain, 2-1/8 x 3-1/8" pendant.
Casa Maya Dangle Necklace
Four sections totaling 6" in height comprise this signed Maya copper and brass necklace with dyed onyx beaded cascabeles. Chain length approximately 16". Was $110
Casa Maya Style Mixed Metals Figural Necklace
3" high appliquéd figural copper and brass necklace in the style of Maya, but marked only "Mexico."
Miguel Melendez Sun Pendant
Huge sterling and stone mosaic inlay necklace by Miguel Melendez, 3-1/2" across by 3-1/4" high. Signed with "M in a circle," "sterling, Hecho en Mexico," and eagle assay #3. On a gorgeous, hefty, hand-forged 25" sterling chain that appears to be signed "Sigi, Tasco" on hook closure with eagle assay #3. As found.
Victoria Married Metals Earrings
1" metales casados disks by Victoria. Design number 174 and eagle assay mark 12 on screw findings only; incomplete maker's mark. Compare to signed Victoria 174 necklace and pin.
Victoria Married Metals Pin/Pendant
2-1/2" diameter pin with pendant bale signed and numbered by Victoria, consisting of sterling, copper, brass, and "dark silver". A wonderful use of the "metales casados" technique. See other design #174 matching married metals necklace and earrings, sold separately.