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Sterling Silver Snake Earrings From Margot de Taxco Molds

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Sterling Silver Snake Earrings From Margot de Taxco Molds

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These wonderful sterling silver earrings had been designed by Margot de Taxco, one of the greatest silver designers of the Golden era of Mexican silver jewelry.

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Please read this description carefully. It will contain the information associating this magnificent piece of jewelry with Margot de Taxco . It is made from the original Margot molds, by a talented gentleman, señor Melesio Rodriguez Villalba, who worked with Margot Van Voorhies Carr for 24 years, and now, at his 74 years of age, he continues making these beautiful pieces. He was responsible for the execution of many of Margot's designs. His artist's registry number of "MR." "TR-114" is widely recognized as one that uses Margot's original molds. This is such a piece!!!!

Please feel free to contact me for further information on sr. Villalba, and his place in the overall picture of vintage Taxco jewelry.

These earrings are sterling silver. I'm sure you've seen this classic Margot's pieces before. These ones are plain silver, they do not have any enamel, except for the little details on black, just on the eyes, neck and nose.  They are a wonderful design, produced by "Margot de Taxco".  It was first introduced in the  early 1950's. In 1954 this design won first place in the national silver fair,Celebrated every year in Taxco, Mexico. You can see why, just take a look at the wonderful detail and complex work, which makes them a unique piece of jewelry.

The ethnic elements shown on these pieces are so charming, there are so many adjectives that can describe her designs and I will always remember people of them, her designer creativity was unlimited and only these words can tell you enough... artistic, trendy, unique, exotic, that's why she's one of my favorite designers from the golden era in the Mexican silver jewelry.
These pierced earrings are not marked, cause they are sold by a set and the matching necklace and bracelet carry all the markings. I would like to comment on Melesio Villarreal, whose name is shown in the markings. He is Melesio's grandson, he's been working with his grandfather for years now and he's following the same steps by creating these amazing pieces and helping his grandfather to carry the tradition around for new generations and insuring the survival of this old Taxco art. His jewelry is made with the same excellent quality than the ones marked  by Melesio Rodriguez V.
These pieces were made with a "980" sterling silver purity, better quality silver than the most common 925.

The silver pierced, snake earrings are seven eighths of an inch wide, at their widest point and two and one eighth inch long. .

Please take a minute to see the matching necklace and bracelet, in my other listings.

Our astonishing selection of Taxco Silver jewelry has impacted many new customers when considering to purchase a unique gift that has the ultimate impression. Handmade, imported from Taxco, Mexico is the main reason why our silver jewelry cannot be duplicated. Our inspirations from William Spratling and Hector Aguilar is what made Avila Sterling the best wholesale handcrafted silver jewelry company in the U.S.. We take great pride providing exclusive handcrafted silver rings, bracelets, necklaces, pins, brooches, earrings and more. If you are looking for the perfect gift that will not be found anywhere else, you came to the right place.
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