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Vintage Taxco Felipe Martinez Seahorse Earrings c1955 screw back, signed

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This is a rare opportunity to get a pair of earrings designed by famed Mexican sculptor Felipe Martinez of Piedra Y Plata (Stone and Silver). These wonderfully detailed seahorse earrings have sailed out of their undersea gardens to play with their own little Ariel. Fun and unique, light and comfortable.

SIZE: 1 1/4" in height, 3/4" wide
SIGNED: MARTINEZ with eagle 3

These earrings come from a shop operated in Portland, Oregon from the 1940's - 1969. Any wear is consistent with age and storage. Some natural oxidation is normal for silver. I have not cleaned or buffed the patina off, as some customers prefer it.

My mother owned a chic little place known as the Mexican Craft Shop, which carried handblown glassware, handmade pottery, stunning SW Indian and Mexican jewelry, baskets, textiles, leather goods, and clothing. This item was part of her inventory. After many years of waiting patiently in storage, these items are ready for a new home... and a new story.


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Vintage Taxco Felipe Martinez Seahorse Earrings c1955 screw back, signed

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  • Vintage item from the 1950s
  • Closure: Screw back
  • Style: Mid-century
  • Location: Earlobe
  • Material: Sterling Silver
  • Feedback: 73 reviews
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