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Mexican jewelry contemporary and vintage sterling silver and stone Sterling Silver Clip Earrings
HK Item #XE03

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Mexican sterling silver round  clip earrings

  • 1 1/2" diameter
  • stamped: MEXICO TA-116 925
  • made after 1980

Mexican sterling silver round  clip earrings

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Paula says - "The stamped golden circles look to me to be either brass or bronze Very pretty."

Mexican sterling silver round  clip earrings

Silver Marks

925 in an international designation for sterling silver indicating 92.5% silver content. Stamps of 925, Sterling, TAXCO indicate sterling silver. TAXCO, in Mexico, is one of the largest silver mining areas in the world.

Read more about silver.

About Mexican Silverwork

Although Mexican silversmiths (plateros) have been making items, including jewelry, out of silver for centuries, it was only after the Mexican Revolution in 1910-1920, that Mexican silverwork began to flourish. Because of government mandated hallmarks on silver pieces, most jewelry pieces that we see today can be dated to one of 3 periods:

        • 1900-1948
        • 1948-1980
        • 1980 and later.

Read about hallmarks on Mexican Silver Jewelry.

Southwest Native American Indians learned their craft from Mexican plateros. You can read more about that here: Where did Navajo silversmiths learn their craft?

Our Mexican Shop contains contemporary and new items, sometimes with materials, date and origin unknown. Most of the pieces have been previously owned but some are New Old Stock (NOS) that were never used. Many pieces have signs of wear and use such as darkened patina on silver and gold. Some may have damage. We will describe the condition of each item on its individual page.

Paula, Manager

Native American Jewelry Blog tips and iinformationFor new items visit our New Jewelry Store.

For vintage Native American items visit our vintage Shop.

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