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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: Maricela Leaf Demiparure Maricela Leaf Demiparure

Hefty cast sterling leaf pin and earrings by Isidro Garcia Pina, signed "Maricela, Tasco," sterling, etc. 7/8 x 2-1/8" pin; screwbacked earrings measure 5/8 x 1-1/8"
$ 125

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KBueno: Casa Maya Demiparure Casa Maya Demiparure

Copper and brass repousse figural necklace and earrings signed Maya. 18" chain, 2-1/8 x 3-1/8" pendant.
$ 95

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KBueno: Casa Maya Mushroom Dangle Earrings Casa Maya Mushroom Dangle Earrings

1-3/8 x 2" copper and brass polychrome earrings, signed "Maya Mexico." Stud findings for pierced ears.
$ 80

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KBueno: Casa Maya Style Casa Maya Style "Armadillo" Earrings

3/4 x 1" copper and brass screwbacked earrings marked only "Mexico" on findings, but certainly in the spirit of Maya's interpretation of Aguilar-Altamirano's "armadillo" designs.
$ 55

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KBueno: Miguel Demiparure Miguel Demiparure

Six 1" links with faux-turquoise cabochons comprise this approximately 7" sterling bracelet signed with a variety of marks, including that of the Rancho Alegre store, Miguel's script signature, and the script initials of the silversmith, ERE. Also design number 237 and eagle assay mark #3. Hidden box clasp and safety chain. Screwbacked dangle earrings have matching marks.
$ 175

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KBueno: Miguel Garcia Martinez Dangle Earrings Miguel Garcia Martinez Dangle Earrings

Interesting sterling and turquoise inlay dangle screwbacked earrings by Miguel, design number 1243, includes eagle assay mark 3 and unknown taller's mark (Hnos.G.S.--anyone know this workshop?) 1/2 x 1-1/2" total height.
$ 95

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KBueno: Miguel Garcia Martinez Drop Earrings Miguel Garcia Martinez Drop Earrings

Sterling and turquoise dangle earrings designed by Miguel and signed by the smith GVE, design number 281.
$ 85

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KBueno: Miguel Turquoise Inlay Dangle Earrings Miguel Turquoise Inlay Dangle Earrings

1 x 1-5/8" sterling and turquoise inlay earrings signed "Miguel" in script, design #1370, and stamped with the mystery maker's mark for the G.S. Brothers (Hnos G.S.) as well as sterling and eagle assay marks.
$ 75

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KBueno: Miguel Garcia Martinez Leaf Earrings Miguel Garcia Martinez Leaf Earrings

Graceful sterling leaf dangle earrings signed Miguel in early block-letter mark, 1/2 x 1-1/2".
$ 85

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KBueno: Miguel Shell and Bead Clip Earrings Miguel Shell and Bead Clip Earrings

Interesting inverted teardrop shape clip earrings by Miguel Garcia Martinez, 7/8 x 1-1/2". Signed "Miguel" in script, design #1233, and eagle assay #3.
$ 95

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KBueno: Miguel Garcia Martinez Earrings Miguel Garcia Martinez Earrings

1/2 x 1" sterling dangle earrings marked 925, signed Miguel and JLF for Jose Luis Flores, design number 826.
$ 85

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KBueno: Miguel Melendez Moon and Star Set Miguel Melendez Moon and Star Set

Unusual celestial themed dimensional pin and earrings by Miguel Melendez featuring garnet "stars" on a heavily oxidized background. All pieces, including findings, signed with "M in a circle" mark, sterling, etc. Pin, 1-3/4" diameter, earrings, 1-1/4" diameter. Was $295
$ 250

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KBueno: Miguel Melendez Starburst Earrings Miguel Melendez Starburst Earrings

Silver and faceted glass screwbacked earrings by Miguel Melendez, signed with his "M in a circle" and Taxco marks on findings. 1.75" diameter.
$ 60

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KBueno: Miguel Melendez Demiparure Miguel Melendez Demiparure

Amethyst or amethyst glass brooch and earring set by Miguel Melendez. Marked sterling with assay mark and signed with Miguel's "M in a circle" mark, the pin measures 1-1/4 x 2-1/4" and the screwbacked earrings, 3/4 x 1-1/8."
$ 225

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KBueno: Horacio de la Parra Horacio de la Parra "Bullseye" Earrings

Classic design 1-1/8" diameter sterling earrings with a nielloed concentric circle motif by Parra. Signed "Parra, Sterling, 925, Mexico" on backs, with screw findings marked "Hecho en Mexico DF, Sterling". Were $95
$ 75

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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: 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: 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: 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 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 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 (?) 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 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 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: 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: 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 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 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: 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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KBueno: Sigi Piņeda Oval Earrings Sigi Piņeda Oval Earrings

These simple green stone (dyed onyx?) and sterling earrings feature Sigi's combo clip/screwbacks and measure 1/2 x 3/4". Signed and numbered.
$ 95

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KBueno: Sigi Brushed Sterling Earrings Sigi Brushed Sterling Earrings

1/2 x 1" clip/screw style earrings in a design evocative of overlapping flower petals, signed and numbered with "Sigi Tasco" cartouches
$ 95

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KBueno: Sigi Pineda Aventurine Clip Earrings Sigi Pineda Aventurine Clip Earrings

9/16 x 1-1/8" sterling earrings with aventurine cabochons and Sigi's patented combination screw/clip findings. Signed with the "Sigi Tasco" double cartouche marks, eagle assay #36, "sterling Hecho en Mexico" and partial design mumber.
$ 125

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KBueno: Sigi Clip Earrings Design 271 Sigi Clip Earrings Design 271

Sterling clip/screw earrings signed with "Sigi Tasco" double cartouche marks, design number, etc. Just under 1/2 x 1-1/2."
$ 95

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KBueno: Sigi Geometric Earrings Sigi Geometric Earrings

Sterling and niello geometric earrings consisting of two overlapping shapes, 5/8 x 3/4" approx., with Sigi's signature screw/clip findings. Signed with the single 'Sigi Tasco" cartouche, eagle assay #3, etc., and design number 471.
$ 125

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KBueno: Sigi Plateros Biomorphic Earrings Sigi Plateros Biomorphic Earrings

Early Sigi Piņeda sterling dangle earrings, approx. 3/4 x 1-1/4" high. Design number 10, eagle assay mark, and "Plateros Taxco" on screw findings.
$ 125

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KBueno: Rancho Alegre Abstract Earrings Rancho Alegre Abstract Earrings

1/2 x 1-1/4" screwbacked earrings in the style of Miguel Garcia Martinez, signed only "Rancho Alegre Taxco" and "sterling."
$ 60

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KBueno: Silver Silver "Atomic Bomb" Earrings

1/2 x 1" dangle earrings in the style of Hubert Harmon, signed only "Silver Mexico" on screw findings.
$ 85

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KBueno: Sterling and Dyed Onyx Pin and Earrings Sterling and Dyed Onyx Pin and Earrings

Green dyed onyx is set in sterling to create this brooch and earrings, by two different makers. The brooch is 1-1/4 x 2-1/2"; the earrings measure 1 x 1-1/2". WAS $50
$ 40

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KBueno: 980 Silver Dragon Earrings 980 Silver Dragon Earrings

1/2 x 3/4" dragon-head motif earrings, signed only "Taxco Mexico 980" on screw findings.
$ 45

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KBueno: Casa Maya Style Demiparure Casa Maya Style Demiparure

1" diameter copper screwbacked earrings with brass and copper wire appliques and matching panel bracelet 1-3/8" x 7-3/8", each marked "Made in Mexico"
$ 60

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KBueno: Obsidian Floral Dangle Earrings Obsidian Floral Dangle Earrings

3/4 x 1-3/4" sterling dangle earrings with sterling leaf tops and obsidian floral dangles from Mexico City signed by the artist VGV and marked 925. No eagle assay mark. WAS $65
$ 45

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KBueno: Victoria Sterling Earrings Victoria Sterling Earrings

1/2 x 13/16" sterling earrings by Ana Nunez Brilanti. Screw findings are each marked, one with design number 53, sterling, and the other with the Victoria circular stamp and eagle assay.
$ 85

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KBueno: Victoria Married Metals Earrings 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.
$ 95

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KBueno: Victoria Mixed Metal Butterfly Earrings Victoria Mixed Metal Butterfly Earrings

Unusual copper and sterling butterfly-motif screwbacked earrings by Ana Nunez Brilanti, design number 301and signed "Sterling Victoria Taxco" circular mark on findings. 3/4 x 7/8".
$ 75

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KBueno: Victoria Demiparure Victoria Demiparure

Sterling demiparure consisting of an oval and dome link bracelet and matching earrings by Ana Nunez Brilanti. Screwback earrings measure 5/8 x 3/4" and are signed "Victoria Taxco Mexico" in a circle as well as eagle assay #12. Bracelet comprised of nine 5/8 x 3/4" links for a total length of 7-1/8." Signed "Victoria Taxco Mexico" in a circle, "sterling," eagle assay #12, "Cony," and design number 21.
$ 250

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KBueno: Victoria Mod Copper Dangle Earrings Victoria Mod Copper Dangle Earrings

1-1/4 x 1-3/4" organic modernist copper earrings with silver screw findings signed "Victoria Taxco Mexico" in a circle. Great style.
$ 95

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KBueno: Victoria Copper Earrings Victoria Copper Earrings

7/8" diameter concave circle, Mayan-influenced design earrings signed and numbered Victoria on sterling screw backs.
$ 85

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