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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: Miguel Melendez Starburst Pin Miguel Melendez Starburst Pin

Sterling and smoky quartz pin by Miguel Melendez, just under 1.75" diameter, signed "M in a circle", Taxco, sterling, and eagle assay #3.
$ 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 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 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 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: 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: 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 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: 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: 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: Sigi Piņeda Boomerang Pin Sigi Piņeda Boomerang Pin

Quintessential Sigi boomerang design pin, nielloed sterling with obsidian wire-set cabochon. 1-1/4 x 2-3/8", signed "Sigi, Tasco" in cartouches, "Sterling Hecho en Mexico" in a circle, eagle assay #3, and design number 84.
$ 225

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KBueno: Sigi Piņeda Amethyst Boomerang Pin Sigi Piņeda Amethyst Boomerang Pin

Sigi boomerang design pin, sterling with amethyst wire-set cabochon. 1-1/4 x 2-3/8", signed "Sigi, Tasco" in a single cartouche, "Sterling Hecho en Mexico" in a circle, eagle assay #3, and design number 84.
$ 195

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KBueno: Sigi Piņeda Fish Pin Sigi Piņeda Fish Pin

Sleek niello and polished sterling fish series pin signed with "Sigi Tasco" double cartouches, eagle assay #36, "sterling hecho en Mexico" circular stamp, and design number 360.
$ 175

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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 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 Piņeda Fish Pin Sigi Piņeda Fish Pin

1-1/4 x 2-5/8" sterling fish pin with niello interior and matte ball "eye" by Sigi, signed "Sigi Tasco" in an oval, numbered, eagle assay, etc.
$ 150

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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 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 Pineda Fungus Design Cufflinks Sigi Pineda Fungus Design Cufflinks

3/4 x 7/8" nielloed sterling cufflinks signed Sigi Tasco in a single cartouche, design #48. Great style.
$ 175

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KBueno: Sigi Pineda Ovals Pin Sigi Pineda Ovals Pin

Unusually marked (prototype?) hefty sterling pin by Sigi Pineda, engraved "Sigi sterling Tasco 340" and eagle assay #36, 1 x 2-1/4".
$ 250

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KBueno: Sigi Matte Fish Pin Sigi Matte Fish Pin

1 x 2-1/2" fish series sterling pin signed with "Sigi Tasco" cartouches, "sterling Hecho en Mexico" circular mark, eagle assay #36, and design number 24.
$ 125

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KBueno: Sigi Design 300 Pin Sigi Design 300 Pin

1 x 2-1/4" fish series (?) sterling pin with textured "ribbon" applique signed with "Sigi Tasco" cartouches, "sterling Hecho en Mexico" circular mark, eagle assay #36, and design number 300.
$ 195

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KBueno: Sigi Pineda Design #56 Fish Pin Sigi Pineda Design #56 Fish Pin

1 x 2-3/8" sterling and niello fish pin by Sigi Pineda, signed with double cartouche marks, "sterling hecho en Mexico" in a circle, and eagle assay #36. A few light interior scratches on finish.
$ 195

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KBueno: Tono Mixed Metal Piedra Negra Pin/Pendant Tono Mixed Metal Piedra Negra Pin/Pendant

Copper, silver, turquoise, and onyx are combined to create an abstract design that evokes the indigenous art of the Pacific Northwest. Signed and numbered Tono, AC, etc., it measures roughly 2 x 2-1/4".
$ 150

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KBueno: Tono Dangle Pin Tono Dangle Pin

Terrific design Piedra Negra pin by Tono/Cecilia, fully marked, design #T234. 1-3/8" x 3-3/8" high to bottom of dangles. Includes pendant bale.
$ 145

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KBueno: Tono Piedra Negra Parrot Pin Tono Piedra Negra Parrot Pin

1-3/8" diameter mixed media parrot sits on a hoop of brass. Signed and numbered Tono, Cecilia, AC, sterling etc. Was $75
$ 45

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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: Sterling Seahorse Pin Sterling Seahorse Pin

Early (marked only "Mexico Silver") silver repousse seahorse pin with locking clasp, 1-1/2 x 2-1/2."
$ 65

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KBueno: Matl style Jasper Pin Matl style Jasper Pin

A beautiful 7/8 x 1-1/8" brown cabochon is set in a repousse sterling pin measuring 1-1/2 x 1-7/8" and marked only "Sterling 925 Taxco" in a dome configuration.
$ 150

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KBueno: Victoria Married Metals Pin/Pendant 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.
$ 225

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KBueno: Victoria Circle Pin Victoria Circle Pin

1-3/4" diameter pin/pendant in sterling. Signed and numbered 62, including the later "Cony" mark.
$ 125

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KBueno: Victoria Cutwork Pin Victoria Cutwork Pin

1-3/4" cutwork pin, signed and numbered Victoria, sterling.
$ 145

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KBueno: Victoria Married Metals Shaman Pin Victoria Married Metals Shaman Pin

1-1/2 x 2-5/8" cinceled married metals pin with pendant bale by Victoria, signed "Victoria Taxco Mexico" in a circle, eagle assay #12, sterling, and design #182.
$ 195

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KBueno: Victoria Married Metals Profile Pin Victoria Married Metals Profile Pin

Beautifully made Ana Nunez Brilanti 2" x 2-5/8" figural pin in Metales Casados, signed "Metales" as well as the Victoria and Cony marks and design number. Lacquer worn.
$ 245

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KBueno: Victoria Circle Pin Victoria Circle Pin

1-3/8" diameter sterling circle pin by Victoria, signed with circular "Victoria Mexico Taxco" mark, Cony, and design number 557.
$ 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 Metales Casados Dancer Pin Victoria Metales Casados Dancer Pin

Beautifully crafted pin with pendant bale featuring a native dancer in married metals enhanced by etched niello accents. 1-7/8 x 2-3/4", stamped "sterling", circular "Victoria, Mexico, Taxco" mark, eagle assay 12, and design number 291. Very good condition with a few light abrasions.
$ 195

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KBueno: Alfredo Villasana Abstract Pin/Pendant Alfredo Villasana Abstract Pin/Pendant

Sterling pin by Alfredo Villasana with applique suggesting a landscape. 1-5/8 x 2" with pendant bale on back for hanging with a vertical orientation, signed "Sterling, 925, Mexico, Taxco, Villasana" and eagle assay mark #3.
$ 75

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