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MEXICAN PINS
and Pin Pendants
Contemporary and Vintage

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MEXICAN SHOP DIRECTORY:

Bracelets
Earrings
Necklaces
Pins
Rings
Sets

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Mexican sterling silver Lizard Pin Pendant
Lizard Pin Pendant
XP24 - $95
Two Mexican Pin Pendants
Two Pin Pendants
XP25 - $65

Vintage Mexican sterling silver green onyx mask pin
Green Onyx Mask
Vintage - XP05 - $125

large vintage Mexican sterling silver goose  pin
Large Sterling Silver Goose
Vintage - XP01 - $75
Vintage Mexican sterling silver Bird pin
Vintage Bird
XP22 - $75
Vintage Mexican sterling silver green onyx mask pin and earrings set
Pin and Earrings Set
Vintage - XP06 - $125
Vintage Mexican black onyx mask pin
Black Onyx Disc
Vintage - XP18 - $30
Vintage Mexican green onyx Mask pin
Green Onyx Mask
Vintage - XP19 - $45
Vintage Mexican sleeping sombrero pin
Sleeping Man
Vintage - XP20 - $45
Vintage Mexican sterling silver black onyx mask pin
Black Onyx Mask
with Dangle Earrings

Vintage - XP15 - $95
Vintage Mexican sterling silver black onyx mask pin
Black Onyx Mask
Vintage - XP16 - $45
Vintage Mexican sterling silver black onyx mask pin
Black Onyx Mask
with Dangle Earrings
Vintage - XP17 - $125
Vintage Mexican sterling silver black onyx mask pin
Black Onyx Mask
Vintage - XP12 - $75
Vintage Mexican sterling silver black onyx mask pin
Black Onyx Mask
with Dangle Earrings
Vintage - XP13 - $65
Vintage Mexican sterling silver black onyx mask pin
Black Onyx Mask
Vintage - XP14 - $40
Vintage Mexican sterling silver black onyx mask pin
Black Onyx Mask
with Dangle Earrings

Vintage - XP10 - $95
Vintage Mexican sterling silver black onyx mask pin
Black Onyx Mask
Vintage - XP09 - $65
Vintage Mexican sterling silver black onyx mask pin
Black Onyx Mask
by Damasco Gallegos
Vintage - XP11 - $65
Vintage Mexican silver and turquoise sword pin
Vintage Sword
XP08 - $75
Four Vintage Mexican sterling silver green onyx mask pins
Four Vintage Pins
Vintage - XP07 - $95
Mexican jewelry contemporary and vintage sterling silver and stone

About Mexican Silver

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:

        • 1920-1948
        • 1948-1979
        • 1979 and later.

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 vintage 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.

For bargain items visit ouir Bargain Barn.

NOTE: Items in our Mexican Shop are either USED or NEW. They might come from inheritances, estate sales, private collections, and store liquidations. Many items are brand new (NOS, New Old Stock) and in perfect condition while others may show tarnish, scratches and other signs of use. Major issues will be described in detail and shown in photos. Mexican Shop items are sold as described and are not returnable.

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