Date: 1/19/2013 4:47 AM UTC
Some of the most gorgeous Taxco sterling silver and turquoise long earring made from Taxco silver
are those from artisan Julieta Toledo. Her jewelry pieces represent her love for the sea and nature and this love reflects a sense of movement and delicacy that includes wavy shapes and handcrafted elegance.
The round turquoise stone in these earrings makes this set the perfect earring worn with any outfit, and these earrings are awesome when combined with a formal ensemble. The artistry is timeless and can be worn by anyone at any age with confidence and aplomb.
These gorgeous sterling silver and turquoise earrings are one and a half inches wide and two and a half inches long. They swing gently against your neck as you move and give the illusions of movement and grace. Those around you will be amazed at the elegance of these jewelry pieces and will definitely ask where you purchased them. Do let everyone know that each piece is handcrafted by Julieta Toledo
whose designs are synonymous with unique. You will find that no two pieces are exactly alike. The jewelers mark is engraved discretely into each piece which gives you the assurance that your jewelry purchase is authentic Taxco silver.
If you look through online catalogs you will find that there are many awesome pieces handcrafted by Julieta Toledo. She has a matching pendant that compliments these earrings and there are bracelets and cuffs that carry the turquoise stone
. Again remember that Taxco sterling silver jewelry is made to be highly detailed, handcrafted, and no two pieces will be exactly alike. This is the charm of handmade jewelry.
Although jewelry making has changed over the years with new markets being opened and closed and styles changing, Mexican and particularly Taxco silver jewelry has always been at the top of international jewelry markets and customer satisfaction. Unique and awesome silver jewelry pieces will always be the hallmark of Taxco silversmiths
who retain the values and distinction that was brought to Taxco by William Spratling in the 1930s.
Jewelry making is highly respected and regarded as an art form and particularly in the city of Taxco, Mexico. William Spratling
brought Taxco into the realm of silversmithing with his remarkable apprentice programs and love of Pre-Columbian and silver jewelry. There are hundreds of designs that can be made from Spratling’s molds and designs from the artisans of Taxco
. Every piece will be and is handmade and these artisans hold the highest regard for their craft.
, one of the greatest silversmiths, has contributed to the silver jewelry industry in Taxco with his unique designs. Aquiliar’s molds use his unique style of silver crafting and all pieces are signed and stamped with his initials, Taxco and the silver content. All modern silversmiths follow this same way of identifying their pieces which make Taxco sterling silver jewelry very high end.