This large, exquisitely made sterling silver 925 and turquoise brooch, is from the Golden Age of Mexico's silver production, and likely from the 1930s; from the markings on the back, it was produced earlier than 1948.
It is a large, beautifully fashioned bouquet of flowers spilling out from a cornucopia or horn of plenty shaped basket. The flowers and their leaves have striking detail and depth and the centre of each flower is adorned with a round 4-5mm turquoise cabochon. These turquoise stones are all nicely matched for colour and are a deeper turquoise blue. The open work design between the flowers keeps this brooch relatively light and airy for its size, so that it is not too physically or visually heavy.
Beautifully made, this vintage 1930s Mexican silver brooch is timeless and just so rich with detail. A wonderful vintage Mexican silver gem that I am still tempted to add to my own jewellery box! Hallmarked as sterling silver and made in Mexico.
Size: 2 1/2" by 2 1/2"
Condition: This vintage silver brooch is in excellent vintage condition, with no damage or flaws noted. The turquoise stones show no cracks and are a lovely rich blue shade. There is a fair amount of tarnish on the front and back of the brooch, which has been for the most part left, as part of the patina of this vintage Mexican silver and turquoise brooch.
Thank you for looking at this beautiful antique silver and turquoise brooch, and if you have any questions, please convo me!
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