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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: Patino Pin and Earrings Patino Pin and Earrings

Crushed stone mosaic and sterling earrings and pin/pendant set by Patino. Pin diameter 2", earrings diameter 1". Were $65
$ 50

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KBueno: Pedro Castillo Earrings Pedro Castillo Earrings

1/2 x 1-1/4" sterling screwbacked earrings signed with overlapping "PC" mark.
$ 85

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KBueno: Piedra Y Plata Striped Dangle Earrings Piedra Y Plata Striped Dangle Earrings

Striking opal? moonstone? inlay earrings by Filipe Martinez, signed "Martinez, Piedra Y Plata," eagle assay #3, "Sterling Taxco" and design number 258. Some inclusions/cracks as shown, gorgeous in spite of them. 1/2" wide x 2-1/2" high.
$ 125

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KBueno: Piedra Y Plata Tigereye Cufflinks Piedra Y Plata Tigereye Cufflinks

Beautifully honey-colored rectangles of tigereye are set into sterling cuffllinks measuring 5/8 x 7/8". Signed "Piedra Y Plata," "Martinez," "Sterling Taxco," eagle assay #3, and design number 142. With typical handmade pyramid-tipped toggles.
$ 175

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KBueno: Popowski Married Metal Dangle Earrings Popowski Married Metal Dangle Earrings

Sterling and copper inset triangle screwbacked earrings, 7/8 x 2", signed "Popowski," eagle assay #20, smith mark HT, "sterling, Hecho en Mexico."
$ 95

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KBueno: Popowski Cufflinks Popowski Cufflinks

1" high by 1-1/4" wide cufflinks in brass, sterling, plastic, and aggregate accent signed Popowski, eagle assay mark, and "AE (in a heart)."
$ 125

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KBueno: Popowski Mixed Media Triangle Pin/Pendant Popowski Mixed Media Triangle Pin/Pendant

Sterling, brass, plastic sandwich with mosaic inlays pin/pendant by Popowski, also signed with the "AE in a heart" mystery mark. Removable pendant bail slips over pin bar. 1-7/8 x 2-3/8"; some wear.
$ 75

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KBueno: Popowski Copper and Silver Horse Pin Popowski Copper and Silver Horse Pin

1-1/2 x 1-3/4" sterling pin with copper horse applique by Estela Popowski. Marks include "AE in a heart" glyph and eagle assay mark 23(?). Slight niello loss on bottom.
$ 95

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KBueno: Popowski Mixed Media Chicken Demi Popowski Mixed Media Chicken Demi

Nifty married metal and plastic pin and earrings by Estela Popowski, signed by the designer as well as "AE" in a heart. Eagle assay mark #23 (?) Earrings are 7/8" x 7/8" and pin measures 1-5/8 x 1-1/2" approx., with screw findings.
$ 125

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KBueno: Rafael Dominguez Petate Cufflinks Rafael Dominguez Petate Cufflinks

3/4" square button-style cufflinks in 960 silver, signed "Taxco 960" RD in a circle as shown.
$ 125

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KBueno: Rafael Dominguez Pin Rafael Dominguez Pin

960 silver PreColumbian shell motif pin, signed "Taxco 960 RD." With locking clasp, 1-5/8 x 1-7/8."
$ 125

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KBueno: Rafael Dominguez Cufflinks Rafael Dominguez Cufflinks

Bold 1 x 1" 960 silver cufflinks signed "RD" for Rafael Dominguez and stamped "960."
$ 165

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KBueno: Rafael Melendez Cuff Bracelets Rafael Melendez Cuff Bracelets

Unusual pair of 980 silver bracelets by Rafael Salvador Melendez Adan, marked with conjoined "RM," also "980", "Taxco." Opening, 2 x 2-1/2". Some fissures in one bracelet, do not go all the way through.
$ 350

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KBueno: Reveri Aztec Mosaic Earrings Reveri Aztec Mosaic Earrings

7/8" diameter azurite mosaic earrings by Reveriano Castillo, inspired by the famous Yanhuitlan Brooch in Mexico City's national anthropology museum. Backs signed with design number, marked sterling, Taxco, and "R in a C" mark.
$ 75

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KBueno: Reveri Cuff Bracelet Reveri Cuff Bracelet

Beautifully handcrafted modernist cuff by Reveriano and Maria Castillo, design #26. Signed with the "R in a C" mark with eagle assay #3 applique. 2-1/2" across, 2" deep, 2" high, opening 1-1/2". Some wear.
$ 175

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KBueno: Reveri Panel Bracelet Reveri Panel Bracelet

2-1/2" diameter bracelet of eight 5/8 x 7/8" curved and hinged sterling panels with box clasp and safety chain. Signed with the "R in a C" mark, sterling Mexico, design number 50 and applied eagle assay #3.
$ 225

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KBueno: Reveri Mixed Metal Hoop Earrings Reveri Mixed Metal Hoop Earrings

1-3/4" copper and silver hoops are suspended in 3/4" square brass plaques with sterling screw findings signed with the "R in a C" mark for Reveriano and Maria Castillo.
$ 145

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KBueno: Reveri Dangle Earrings Reveri Dangle Earrings

2 x 2-1/2" sterling dangle earrings, each with seven small beaded hoops by Reveriano and Maria Castillo, signed on screwbacked findings with the "R inside a C" mark.
$ 125

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KBueno: Reveri Earrings Reveri Earrings

Turquoise mosaic is set into biomorphic sterling forms to create these wonderfully modernistic earrings by Reveriano Castillo. Signed with the adjacent block "RC" mark and numbered. 7/8 x 1-1/8."
$ 95

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KBueno: Reveri Sagittarius Cufflinks Reveri Sagittarius Cufflinks

Zodiac series married metals cufflinks with copper archer motif by Reveriano and Maria Castillo. 1-3/8" diameter, beautifully handmade toggles, signed with "R in a C" mark, sterling, Taxco, design number 116 and applied eagle assay mark #3. Some lacquer wear.
$ 150

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KBueno: Reveri Demitasse Spoons Reveri Demitasse Spoons

Fourteen beautiful sterling demitasse spoons by Reveriano and Maria Castillo, variously marked with the "R in a C" or adjacent RC marks encircled by "Sterling Taxco" and "Mexico" below. 1" bowl, 4-1/8" length.
$ 450

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KBueno: Reveri Pinwheel Pin Reveri Pinwheel Pin

2-3/4" diameter sterling pin/pendant by Reveriano and Maria Castillo, design #222, signed with script "Reveri" maker's mark. Unclear eagle assay mark.
$ 150

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KBueno: Reveri Saddle Pin Reveri Saddle Pin

1-1/4 x 2-1/4" curved sterling pin evocative of a saddle and signed with the "R in a C" mark, "Taxco Sterling Mexico," applied eagle mark and design number 151.
$ 125

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KBueno: Reveri (?) Rectangle Earrings Reveri (?) Rectangle Earrings

Likely the unsigned work of Reveriano and Maria Castillo, these kinetic screwbacked earrings are marked "sterling Taxco," design number 1, and eagle assay 40 or 45.
$ 75

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KBueno: Reveri Shadowbox Cufflinks Reveri Shadowbox Cufflinks

Gorgeous Precolumbian geometric motifs are set, shadow-box style into 3/4" sterling squares. Signed with the "R in a C" hallmark, design number 67, and eagle assay #3.
$ 165

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KBueno: Reveri Lyre Lariat Reveri Lyre Lariat

35" sterling lariat with lyre ends, signed with the "R in a C" mark, "Taxco Sterling Mexico," applied eagle mark and design number 36(?)
$ 295

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KBueno: Reveri Trefoil Pin Reveri Trefoil Pin

1-1/4 x 2-3/8" moderne sterling pin by Reveriano and Mario Castillo. Signed with the adjacent "RC" mark in a circle, eagle assay #3 and design number 230.
$ 125

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KBueno: Reveri Three-Dome Pin Reveri Three-Dome Pin

Sterling pin, design number 192 by Reveriano and Maria Castillo in a symmetrical double-ribbon motif measuring 1-1/2 x 2-3/4." Signed with the "R in a C, sterling Taxco" mark and applied eagle assay #3.
$ 150

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KBueno: Reveri Obsidian Links Reveri Obsidian Links

Beautifully designed and crafted hefty sterling and obsidian cufflinks by Reveri, signed with the "R in a C" mark, applied eagle #3, and design number 168.
$ 225

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KBueno: Reveri Star Pendant Reveri Star Pendant

1-1/4 x 1-1/2" sterling charm signed with the "R in a C" mark, "sterling Mexico," design number 112, and eagle mark applique.
$ 45

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KBueno: Reveri Arc Earrings Reveri Arc Earrings

3/8 x 3/4" sterling earrings by Reveriano Castillo, with applied eagle assay number and signed with the "R in a C" mark. Design number partially obscured by screw findings.
$ 95

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KBueno: Reveri Wave Earrings Reveri Wave Earrings

1/2" x 1-1/4" sterling screwbacked earrings signed with the "R in a C" mark and design number 26 (?). See design #26 bracelet.
$ 95

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KBueno: Reveri Design #50 Earrings Reveri Design #50 Earrings

3/4 x 5/8" sterling screwbacked earrings, signed with the "R in a C" mark, eagle assay, and design #50. See matching bracelet.
$ 95

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KBueno: Ric Earrings Ric Earrings

Elegant moderne stylized obsidian lily earrings in sterling by Erika Hult de Corral. 3/4 x 1-1/2", they include the comfortable combination hinge/screwbacks developed by Sigi Piņeda. Signed "Ric, Taxco, Sterling, 925," and design number 65. WAS $175
$ 150

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KBueno: Ric Tigereye Cufflinks Ric Tigereye Cufflinks

1/2 x 1-1/2" mod sterling links set with slices of tiger eye. Signed and design numbered 450, eagle assay #3.
$ 125

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KBueno: Ric Curlicue Dangle Earrings Ric Curlicue Dangle Earrings

1/4 x 2-1/8" long sterling earring with mottled green stones and backed with a combination screw/clipback. Signed "Ric, Taxco, SA" eagle assay #3, and design #150.
$ 125

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KBueno: Ric Biomorphic Cufflinks Ric Biomorphic Cufflinks

7/8" diameter sterling swivel-type cufflinks signed and numbered by Erika Hult de Corral. Synthetic (?) striated cabochons resemble tiger eye but also have obsidianlike color and sheen.
$ 125

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KBueno: Ric Pierced Ric Pierced "Sailboat" Earrings

Early 80s lightweight sterling teardrop earrings with cutouts signed "Ric, Taxco" with TR-26 assay mark, 1-1/4 x 1-1/2". Ric calls this her "sailboat" design.
$ 75

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KBueno: Ric Sterling and Obsidian Pin Ric Sterling and Obsidian Pin

1 x 1-3/4" sterling pin with 3/8" beveled obsidian cab "eye," signed "Ric" in a diamond, Mexico 925, and assay number TR-26.
$ 125

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KBueno: Ric Sterling and Aventurine Pin Ric Sterling and Aventurine Pin

7/8 x 2-1/4 sterling pin with aventurine cab, evocative of Sigi s "fish" series. Signed "Ric" in script, Taxco, sterling, eagle assay #3 and design number 970.
$ 145

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KBueno: Ric Mixed Metals Bracelet Ric Mixed Metals Bracelet

Wonderful deco tricolor bracelet by Erika Hult de Corral, signed and numbered. Opening 2-1/8 x 2-3/4".
$ 225

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KBueno: Ric Biomorphic Sterling and Stone Pin Ric Biomorphic Sterling and Stone Pin

1-1/2 x 2-1/2" sterling Erika Hult de Corral pin with bezel-set chrysacolla (?) cabochon, signed with the script "Ric" mark, design number 814, Hecho en Mexico 925 in a circle and eagle assay mark. Was $135
$ 95

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KBueno: Ric Freeform Sterling Pin Ric Freeform Sterling Pin

2" x 2-1/4" sterling pin by Erika Hult de Corral, signed with the early diamond "Ric Taxco" mark and assay number 26. Pin stem appears quite crooked in photo due to position of cutouts but is fairly straight.
$ 150

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KBueno: Salvador Teran Pearl Cufflinks Salvador Teran Pearl Cufflinks

Approx. 3/4 x 1" sterling niello diamond-shape links set with single pearls by Salvador Vaca Teran. Eagle assay #36, design number 212, "Salvador" script mark as well as "Sterling Mexico."
$ 250

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KBueno: Salvador Teran Mosaic Ashtray Salvador Teran Mosaic Ashtray

Floral motif glass mosaic and brass ashtray with figural feet signed Salvador and numbered, 7" diameter.
$ 175

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KBueno: Sanborn's Figural Salt and Pepper Sanborn's Figural Salt and Pepper

1 x 1-1/2 x 1-1/2" cast sterling salt and peppers signed "Sanborn's Mexico" and owl mark.
$ 95

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KBueno: Serafin Moctezuma Dragon Pin Serafin Moctezuma Dragon Pin

Expressive, energetic early Taxco pin in 940 silver by Serafin Moctezuma. Hook and eye catch, signed SM, 940, Taxco. 3/4 x 1-3/8."
$ 85

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KBueno: Serafin Moctezuma 940 Silver Sun Pin Serafin Moctezuma 940 Silver Sun Pin

1-3/4" diameter cutwork pin by Serafin Moctezuma, signed with conjoined SM, marked Taxco and 940. Early pressure catch--no lock, but tension is very good. Was $125
$ 95

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KBueno: Sigi Amethyst Sigi Amethyst "Wishbone" Pin

Approx. 1-1/2 x 2-1/4" sterling and amethyst cabochon pin signed with double "Sigi Taxco" cartouche marks and eagle assay #36. No design number on this one.
$ 225

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KBueno: Sigi Piņeda Earrings Sigi Piņeda Earrings

Early Sigi sterling screwbacked earrings signed "Plateros," as his shop was first called, 3/8 x 1-7/8", with design number and eagle assay mark.
$ 95

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