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Figural Pre Columbian Shell Earrings ~300BCE w/14k Gold

Catalogue: Estate Jewelry: Gold: Mexican: Pre 1920   item# 1218051

Figural Pre Columbian Shell Earrings ~300BCE w/14k Gold
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MAESTROS DE TAXCO
805-573-3883


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These are extraordinary figural earrings with an ancient depiction of a snake. They unique custom made. The earrings are composed with a pair of very rare matched Pre Columbian shell pendants carved with a snake figural. The pieces are carved figural pieces of shell. The beads come from very old collection of Western Mexico artifacts from the State of Colima. The cultures that flourished in the region correspond to the Pre Classic period ~300 BCE (Pre Mayan culture). Shell is characteristic o ...click for details


Impressive Pre Columbian Shell Earrings in 14k Gold

Catalogue: Estate Jewelry: Gold: Mexican: Pre 1920   item# 1218028

Impressive Pre Columbian Shell Earrings in 14k Gold
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MAESTROS DE TAXCO
805-573-3883


$735 

These are extraordinary earrings, unique custom made. The earrings are composed with a pair of very rare matched Pre Columbian shell pendants. The pieces are carved figural pieces of shell. The beads come from very old collection of Western Mexico artifacts from the State of Colima. The cultures that flourished in the region correspond to the Pre Classic period ~300 BCE (Pre Mayan culture). Shell is characteristic of the period and was obtained at the time from spondylus shell (spiny oyster); ...click for details


Mexican Pre Columbian Bead Gold Earrings

Catalogue: Estate Jewelry: Gold: Mexican: Pre 1900   item# 1217937

Mexican Pre Columbian Bead Gold Earrings
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MAESTROS DE TAXCO
805-573-3883


$875 

These are extraordinary earrings, unique custom made. The earrings are composed with some of the rarest Pre Columbian beads. The beads are rock crystal, turquoise and shell. The beads come from very old excavated finds in Western Mexico, in the State of Colima. The cultures that flourished in the region correspond to the Pre Classic period ~300 BCE. What makes these exceptional is not only their age (Pre Mayan culture) but also the the materials. Shell is characteristic of the period and was ...click for details


Los Castillo Taxco NECKLACE ~ One of a Kind

Catalogue: Estate Jewelry: Silver: Mexican: Pre 1980   item# 1215712

Los Castillo Taxco NECKLACE ~ One of a Kind
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MAESTROS DE TAXCO
805-573-3883


--- SOLD --- Gracias! 

Amazing Los Castillo sterling necklace made with a unique and authentic Aztec or Mixtec terra cotta slab. This is really an extraordinary. Of course the slab has fractures because this is an excavated archeological piece but the quality of the depiction is exceptional. The piece shows the iconography of a noble warrior blowing through a large conch musical instrument. Los Castillo taller and Don Antonio Castillo made pieces using authentic pieces of Pre Columbian art. Most often they used bea ...click for details


Hector Aguilar EARRINGS Azure Malachite ~ 1940's

Catalogue: Estate Jewelry: Silver: Mexican: Pre 1950   item# 1172305

Hector Aguilar EARRINGS Azure Malachite ~ 1940's
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MAESTROS DE TAXCO
805-573-3883


--- SOLD --- Thank You! 

Extraordinary and gorgeous. These large cabochon earrings are a true find. Superb color on the stone, great patina and have been converted with laser to sterling post. Earrings like these are too rare and it is easy loose them with a screw backs. Just perfect! They measure 1" in length and 3/4" width. COLLECTOR QUALITY


LOS CASTILLO Pre Columbian Design Bracelet

Catalogue: Estate Jewelry: Silver: Mexican: Pre 1950   item# 1155162

LOS CASTILLO Pre Columbian Design Bracelet
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MAESTROS DE TAXCO
805-573-3883


$1450 

The only way to describe this bracelet is MASTERFUL! The repoussage is exquisite, brilliant. A pleasure to hold and wear. 6-3/4" wearable length and 1-1/4" wide. From the Los Castillo taller in Taxco, this bracelet has the earliest marks from their production circa 1940. COLLECTOR QUALITY


William Spratling CUFF Bracelet, Late 1930s.

Catalogue: Estate Jewelry: Silver: Mexican: Pre 1940   item# 1139154

William Spratling CUFF Bracelet, Late 1930s.
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MAESTROS DE TAXCO
805-573-3883


---SOLD--- Thank You! 

Outstanding early Spratling cuff elegantly designed with a Pre Columbia weave design probably preceding the famous petate design. The design clearly reminds us that Spratling achieved a profound understanding of the Culture and the Country of Mexico. Most of his designs are appreciated for the aesthetic appeal and balance. However, one must remember that appreciation and knowledge of the culture made his pieces unique and intensely bonded with the land and the people. The applied mark in the ...click for details


PRE COLUMBIAN Imperial Mayan Jade w/Gold beads

Catalogue: Estate Jewelry: Gold: Mexican: Pre AD 1000   item# 1109552

PRE COLUMBIAN Imperial Mayan Jade w/Gold beads
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MAESTROS DE TAXCO
805-573-3883


--- SOLD --- Thank You!  

A unique find, this necklace was crafted using Imperial Mayan Jade beads dating from the Classic Mayan period ~300 CE. These beads were used by the nobility because the dark green brought jade was very scarce and more valuable than gold. Jade was the most precious possession in Pre Columbian Meso America. The Maya consider Jade sacred and also jade protected the wearer from any illness or accident. These beads are extremely precious. They were incorporated into the necklace with interspersed ...click for details


Pre Columbian Spondylus/Quartz Necklace~W. Mexico 14k

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Handiwork: Pre 1492   item# 1102175

Pre Columbian Spondylus/Quartz Necklace~W. Mexico 14k
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MAESTROS DE TAXCO
805-573-3883


$3,200 

This exceptional collection of Mayan quartz beads (classic period 200-900 AD) made into an asymmetric necklace using Spondillus Pre Columbian beads from Western Mexico, perhaps from Colima(late Pre Classic). The rest of the beads are antique rose gold 14k beds from the 19th C (European). The resulting piece is a brilliant combination of color and texture that honors the each bead and the Culture from which they originated. The necklace has a central piece, an extraordinary masquette also Pr ...click for details


Pre Columbian Necklace HUGE Stone Beads

Catalogue: Estate Jewelry: Silver: Mexican: Pre 1910   item# 1081544

Pre Columbian Necklace HUGE Stone Beads
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MAESTROS DE TAXCO
805-573-3883


-- SOLD -- Thank You! 

This extraordinary necklace is very similar and have the quality of the best necklaces worn by Frida Kahlo! It was strung using Pre Columbia Pre Classic Guerrero Beads. These beads are probably from the late Mesoamerican Pre Classic period (2000 BCE–200 CE). The necklace is absolutely magical. The stone beads are interspersed with antique Mexican silver beads (early 20th C). The silver beads were used only as spacers for decorative purpose yet the complement the stone beads on the necklace i ...click for details


Hector Aguilar NECKLACE Frank Patania Sr. PENDANT

Catalogue: Estate Jewelry: Silver: Mexican: Pre 1960   item# 1066120

Hector Aguilar NECKLACE Frank Patania Sr. PENDANT
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MAESTROS DE TAXCO
805-573-3883


--- SOLD--- Thank You!  

Amazing combination of a custom FRank Patania Sr. pendant and Hector Aguilar necklace. This Patania pendant is obviously a one of a kind piece made with an spectacular terra-cotta masquette from Teotihuacan culture in Central Mexico. The Teotihuacan culture spand from 200 BC until about 250AD. This particular Pre Columbian piece is quite remarkable and in great condition. The necklace is an Aguilar piece made for a pendant. The "marriage" of these two piece makes this necklace extraor ...click for details


LOS CASTILLO TRAY Pre Columbian Motiff

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1950   item# 998759

LOS CASTILLO TRAY Pre Columbian Motiff
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MAESTROS DE TAXCO
805-573-3883


---SOLD--- Thank You!  

UNIQUE MIXED METALS LOS CASTILLO TRAY. Los Castillo Mixed Metals Rectangular Tray. 11-1/2” by 8-1/2”. COLLECTOR QUALITY


Early MATL Necklace~Pre-1960 Masterpiece Mexican

Catalogue: Estate Jewelry: Silver: Mexican: Pre 1950   item# 970804

Early MATL Necklace~Pre-1960 Masterpiece Mexican
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MAESTROS DE TAXCO
805-573-3883


--- $7,600 --- 



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