Taken care of, the soft signs of wear are noticeable only on close inspection. The silver setting has a bright patina with minor surface scratching, a tiny and shallow dimple on one dome, and no misshapen spots. The turquoise colored cabochons are in place and original with the tiniest bit of crackling to the surface that is noticeable only on close inspection.There are no irregularities to the setting or signs of solder or repair and the earrings have a firm shape. Material Sterling Silver, glass or plastic cabochons. The tradition of Mexican silver jewelry began when the Spanish conquered the region and taught the native peoples the craft of silverwork. Yet, much of Mexican silver jewelry actually dates to the early- to mid-20th century, when the distinctive style came into its own: silver pieces with a handmade, almost primitive look and feel, bold and chunky designs, and the use of bright, natural gemstones like turquoise and amethysts (often chosen for organic patterning). The draw of Mexican silver jewelry comes from its artisan roots, every piece with a considered and visceral feel. Antique and vintage styles that are typically seen in small or modest sizes get dramatic attention when theyre found in large, oversized, or bold pieces.
These larger versions increase the collectability of a piece. _gsrx_vers_1251 GS 8.2.1 (1251). The item "Vtg Early 1940s Mexican Sterling Silver Turquoise LARGE Hoop Dangle Earrings" is in sale since Thursday, December 10, 2020.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Vintage Ethnic/Regional/Tribal\Mexican, Latin American". The seller is "oxfordjewel" and is located in Altadena, California.This item can be shipped to United States.