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"Incredible Repousse"
"Indeed Incredible !!!!!"
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"Hector Aguilar"
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"Hector Aguilar"
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"Antonio Pineda"
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"Margot de Taxco"
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"Matilde Poulat MATL"
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"Matilde Poulat MATL"
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"Antonio Pineda"
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Matilde Poulat MATL

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MATL Matilde Poulat Comb

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MATL ring

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Los Ballesteros

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Los Castillo

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Antonio Pineda

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Reveriano Castillo

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Repousse Bracelet.  From Ann Miller's Estate
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MATL

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MATL
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Margot De Taxco

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MATL Bracelet
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Margot de Taxco Flower Pin

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Antonio Pineda Bracelets

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Los Castillo Purse

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Matl Ring

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Matl Bracelet

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William Spratling

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Mimi Castillo Parrot

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Antonio Pineda Chandelier Earrings

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William Spratling

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Sergio Bustamante

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Antonio Bracelet

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Emilia Castillo (Los Castillo)

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Antonio Pineda
"A thing of beauty!"
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Alfredo Villasana

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William Spratling

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Hector Aguilar

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Pal Kepenyes Breast Plate Necklace

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William Spratling

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Pedro Castillo

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William Spratling Mask pin
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Matl earrings

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Miguel Castillo

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Margot de Taxco

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Margot de Taxco

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Matl

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MATL

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Mexican Silver "Spike" necklace

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Margot de Taxco

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Margot de Taxco

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Pal Kepenyes

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Alfredo Villasana

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Ledesma

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Antonio Pineda

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Margot de Taxco

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Hector Aguilar "Georgia O'Keefe" Bracelet
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Matl

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Sigi Pineda

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Los Castillo

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Hector Aguilar

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Antonio earrings

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Margot de Taxco

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Margot de Taxco Fish Set
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Alfredo Villasana

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Los Ballesteros Caterpillar Bracelet

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Margot Fish Bracelet

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Spratling Cholula Bracelet

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Spratling Rosewood and silver

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Alfredo Villasana Pendant

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Margot Hula Girl
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RARE Spratling Tortoise Shell Flower

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"Generic" Mexican Silver Necklace w/ Amethyst

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Generic Mexican Silver Scatter pins

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Antonio Pineda Moonstone bracelet
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Generic Mexican pin

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Los Castillo pins

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Mexican Colonial earrings

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Los Castillo Bracelet and earrings

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Large scale "generic" copy of a Spratling bracelet.

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Rare Fred Davis bracelet

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Generic Mexican bracelet

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Los Castillo

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Generic Mexican bracelet

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Generic "Spratling" design bracelet

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Antonio Pineda "thumbprint" bracelet

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Antonio Pineda amethyst bracelet

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Contemporary recast using original Castillo molds.

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Parisina pin by Marcel Boucher

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William Spratling

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Los Castillo sun and moon earrings

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Ledesma pin and earrings

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Margot floral pin

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Matl style pin by Morales

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Generic Mexican Silver bracelet

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Generic Mexican silver pin

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Los Ballesteros bracelet

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Los Castillo pin

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Margot de Taxco bracelet

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Mexican Silver faux alexandrite cufflinks

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Margot de Taxco pin

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Margot de Taxco earrings

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Rosewood and sterling "generic" bracelets

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Los Castillo dragon

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"Ric" modernist necklace
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Generic Mexican silver goldfish pin

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Emilia Castillo cuff bracelet

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2 early "generic" pieces

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Bernice Goodspeed box

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Antonio Pineda design necklace and bracelet

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Antonio Pineda design "thumbprint" necklace

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Generic Mexican silver necklace

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Sanborn's of Mexico salt and peppers.

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Ricardo Salas for Matilda Poulat (MATL)necklace and pin.

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Generic Mexican silver pin

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Generic Mexican silver bracelet

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Generic "Mexican Silver" bracelet

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Emilia Castillo cowboy pin

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Articulated fish pendants....a very common motif.

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Beto sterling and amethyst necklace

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Generic Mexican silver pin

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Generic Mexican silver necklace

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Tane HUGE earrings

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Repousse clamper bracelet

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Repousse clamper bracelet

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Repousse clamper bracelet

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Repousse clamper bracelet

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Repousse clamper bracelet....Villasana

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Repousse clamper bracelet

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Generic Mexican silver flower holder pin

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Antonio Pineda Cufflinks

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Antonio Pineda Cufflinks

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Repousse clamper bracelet

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Antonio Pineda Cufflinks

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Los Castillo cufflinks

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Antonio Castillo cufflinks

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Emilia Castillo bracelet and earrings

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GIGANTIC Generic Mexican silver earrings

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Far Fan sterling abalone earrings

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Margot de Taxco enamel bee pin

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Generic Mexican silver earrings

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Generic Mexican silver necklace and bracelet

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Generic Mexican silver necklace and bracelet

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3 Generic Mexican silver bracelets

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Group of generic Mexican silver pins.  The "siesta" and burro motif was a common theme in Taxco tourist jewelry.

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3 Generic Mexican silver earrings

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My favorite 2 "burro" pins

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Generic Mexican silver set

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Generic Mexican silver pin w/ Amethsyt

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Brenda Schoenfelf earrings

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Unusual "head" earrings

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Group of Emilia Castillo earrings

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Emilia Castillo butterfly necklace

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Another group of generic Mexican silver pins.....the top two (chick and fish) are my faves!

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Emilia Castillo pin and pendant

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Joanna van Rims Mexican silver bracelet
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Hector Aguilar belt buckle

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Emilia Castillo Toucan pin

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Early repousse Mexican silver bracelet

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Spratlin design nautilus pendant

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Salvador Terran style cufflinks

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Generic Mexican silver bracelet

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Miguel Melendez bracelet

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Generic Mexican silver pin

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Generic copy of the Spratling "pillow" bracelet

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Emilia Castillo pin

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Abraham Paz Bracelet

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Generic Mexican silver jaguar belt buckle

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Generic Mexican silver blue mirror set

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Hector Aguilar

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Spratling.  Cholula Bracelet

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Spratling.  River of Life Bracelet

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Huge Chatelaine Camel.  A gift from a dear friend....attributed to Hubert Harmon

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Contemporary Mexican silver alligator pin.  Another pin gift from a dear friend.

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Caballero bronco buster belt buckle

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Margot aries enamel pendant

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Mexican silver face pin

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Cactus Flower.  This was one of my first pieces of Mexican silver

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Heavy Spratling design bracelet

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Popowski

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Popowski

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Tortoise shell Mex. silver cufflinks

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Los Castillo

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Antonio Pineda

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Antonio Pineda

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Sigi Pineda
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Weird "Fish King?" cufflinks

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Emilia Castillo.

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Los Castillo articulated lizard

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Los Castillo pitcher and Los Castillo fish

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Los Castillo Silver and rosewood box

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Los Castillo Grasshopper Vase

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Los Castillo crab

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Sigi Pineda Dish from my parents wedding in Mexico.

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Los Castillo monkey handled planter

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Los Castillo Lizard Vase

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Villasana pineapple covered container

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Los Castillo vase

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Salvador Teran

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Emilia Castillo sterling on ceramic

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Los Castillo

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Los Castillo ...pluma Azteca

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Fred Davis for Sanborns

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Salvador Teran

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Los Castillo

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Los Castillo

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Los Castillo
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Los Castillo

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Salvador Teran

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Salvador Teran

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Los Castillo

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Los Castillo

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Los Castillo.  The frog on the ice catch hopped away in my last move

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Los Castillo

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Salvador Teran

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Salvador Teran

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Salvador Teran

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Salvador Teran

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Los Castillo huge platter

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Los Castillo Martini Shaker

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Salvador Teran tea set
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Hector Aguilar Pin

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Hector Aguilar Bracelet.  This is the largest version made.

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Antonio Pineda bangle

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Los Castillo bracelet

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Pal Kepenyes necklace

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Prosa silver and amethyst bracelet

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"Generic" necklace and bracelet

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Silver flower
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Miguel Melendez bracelet

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Spratling design needle necklace

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Matl style earrings by Escorcia

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Matl style earrings by Escorcia

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Matl style earrings by Escorcia

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Matl style cross by Escorcia

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"Generic" Mexican pin

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Frida Kahlo style earrings

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Far Fan earrings

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Margot earrings

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Sigi Pineda  earrings
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Frida Kahlo style earrings

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Frida Kahlo style earrings

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Frida Kahlo style earrings

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Frida Kahlo style earrings

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Frida Kahlo style earrings

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Frida Kahlo style earrings

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Frida Kahlo style earrings

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Frida Kahlo style earrings

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Mexican silver "grapes" set.  This is perhaps one of the most common sets produced.
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Frida Kahlo style earrings

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Huge "Generic" Mexican silver pin

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Frida Kahlo style earrings

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Bernice Goodspeed bracelet

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Domaso Gallegos pin

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Domaso Gallegos

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Hubert Harmon design necklace

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MATL earrings

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MATL style snake set by Escorcia
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William Spratling earrings

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Los Castillo hair barette

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Los Castillo necklace

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RARE Antonio Pineda necklace

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MATL pin

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MATL style necklace by Escorcia

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MATL style necklace by Escorcia

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MATL style earrings by Escorcia

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My friend Michelle modeling the classic dove necklace by MATL.
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MATL grand parure

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MATL Our Lady of Guadalupe figurine

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"Generic" Mexican silver pin

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Parisina bracelet by Boucher

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Hector Aguilar "Fertility" bracelet
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Architectural Mexican cuff

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Sterling and tortoise cufflinks

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Sterling large "milagros" worn as pendants

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I forgot who did this...maybe Ballesteros
"This was a Margot de Taxco..."
"This was a Margot de Taxco..."
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Spratling hands bracelet

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"Generic" Mexican necklace

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Repousse clamper bracelet

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Lico belt buckle

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Margot de Taxco pin

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Margot de Taxco necklace

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Margot de Taxco necklace

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Repousse fish clamper bracelet

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Emilia Castillo parure

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"Generic" MATL style bracelet

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Margot de Taxco earrings

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"Ric" Erika Hult de Corral set

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Fred Davis for Sanborns box

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Emilia Castillo amethyst nugget set

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3 Spratling bracelets.  The one on top is called "the river of life", and the middle is the Petate bracelet.  I don't know the name of the one at the bottom but it is extremely rare.

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William Spratling owl pin

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Antonio Pineda "Circulos" bracelet

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Hubert Harmon fish pin converted from a buckle.  The buckle would be two of these "kissing".
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MATL wall plaque

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Villasana bracelet

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Antonio Pineda pin.  I have had this one a few times

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Hector Aguilar for Coro

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Antonio Pineda bracelet.  The toggle design is repeated in his cufflinks in image 186.

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Los Castillo breastplate.  I don't have the original jpg of this, and only have a this lousy print out.  This was a massive necklace with matching bracelet and earrings.  It came from the collection of actress, Merle Oberon.

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You have a fantastic collection!   I'm often asked if we have met, as I am in the DFW area, but have to confess that I haven't had the pleasure.   Perhaps some day.
I enjoy your collection and your website,
Best regards,
Andrew Montgomery
BrunoPlata@aol.com
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Andrew Montgomery, Mon, 8 Feb 2010 2:07PM
I often treat myself to a view of your collection, so enjoyable and informative.   So glad you took the time to set this up.  Cheers, Catherine
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Catherine, Fri, 23 Oct 2009 8:11PM
I love look it your Collection. Just wunderfull.
The "Glitter Box' is a place to find great Mexican
Jewelry. Did you look there?
Heidi
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Heidi Foerg , Sun, 9 Aug 2009 2:28PM
Your necklace 143 was designed by my grand mother ANA NUÑEZ BRILANTI you can check that on Penny Chitimm Morrill book "Mexican Silver"at page number 122
Congratulations you collection is wonderfull !
Ofelia
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Ofelia, Fri, 17 Jul 2009 3:26PM
Wow! You're the only one with such beautiful works of art, Thank You!!! I love it.
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Margaret Doxon, Mon, 13 Jul 2009 3:25PM
Your collection is really wonderful! Thank you so much for sharing.
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Sal | http://www.vintage-mexican-silver.com/Blog, Tue, 30 Jun 2009 2:15PM
A GLORIOUS collection, I am so envious. Thank you for sharing.
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DC, Fri, 3 Apr 2009 2:24PM
Muy bonita su colecciòn pero aun està incompleta. Usted no tiene piezas de mi abuela ANA NUÑEZ BRILANTI quien tambièn  fuè pionera y maestra de la plata. Sus trabajos son hermosos dignos de colecciòn!

Saludos
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OFELIA MELENDEZ BRILANTI, Mon, 30 Mar 2009 1:17PM
Well, Erik, you put us Mexican silver “dilettantes” to shame! What an exquisite and extraordinary collection you have had the fortune—and skilled eye—to amass. Very impressive.
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June, Sat, 20 Dec 2008 4:08AM
thank you for such an informative class website.you have taught me a lot! I JUST PICKED UP SOME OF WHAT YOU DISPLAY.THANKS AGAIN.

STEVE
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steve valdiserri, Sun, 4 May 2008 1:23PM
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