Vintage Mexico Silver

Vintage Sigi Pineda Taxco Mexican Sterling Silver Amethyst Modernist Pin 23058

Vintage Sigi Pineda Taxco Mexican Sterling Silver Amethyst Modernist Pin 23058
Vintage Sigi Pineda Taxco Mexican Sterling Silver Amethyst Modernist Pin 23058
Vintage Sigi Pineda Taxco Mexican Sterling Silver Amethyst Modernist Pin 23058
Vintage Sigi Pineda Taxco Mexican Sterling Silver Amethyst Modernist Pin 23058
Vintage Sigi Pineda Taxco Mexican Sterling Silver Amethyst Modernist Pin 23058

Vintage Sigi Pineda Taxco Mexican Sterling Silver Amethyst Modernist Pin 23058
I always enjoy seeing the work of Taxco Modernist master, Sigi Pineda, known as Sigi de Tasco. The design motif is Modernist and the pin takes the shape of group of flowers and leaves.

Sigfrido Pineda (Sigi) is an award winning Taxco artisan. He has been known throughout Taxco for many years, starting his career at the taller of Los Castillo.

Sigi also worked with Salvador Teran and Piedra y Plata. The last workshop Sigi worked at, before beginning his own taller, was at Margot de Taxco where he became the head enamelist before starting his own shop in 1952. Mexican Silver has a HUGE section on Sigi in their book, an indication of the esteem Sigi is held in. For added reference, there is a superb interview with Sigi, done in 2000, at "Modern Silver" magazine's site.

Hallmark: Sigi Tasco Sterling Hecho en Mexico 70 Eagle(3). Size: 2 7/8" x 1 1/8"; Grams: 16. Condition: Excellent vintage - I have only lightly buffed, you may wish to polish more - typical natural inclusions in the amethyst. Want to get the best tips on cleaning or caring for silver, history about early silver artisans, or to be the first to know about my latest listings? Please ask questions if you need more information about a specific piece.

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Are your responsibility at your location. The item "Vintage Sigi Pineda Taxco Mexican Sterling Silver Amethyst Modernist Pin 23058" is in sale since Thursday, June 15, 2017.

This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Vintage Ethnic/Regional/Tribal\Mexican, Latin American". The seller is "thevintagesilvershop" and is located in Durango, Colorado. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Jewelry Type: Pin
  • Metal: Sterling silver
  • Metal Purity: 925/1000
  • Main Stone: No stone
  • Material: Silver
  • Brand: Sigi Pineda
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: Mexico
  • Country of Manufacture: Mexico
  • Type: Pin
  • Time Period: 1950s
  • Hallmark: Sigi Tasco Sterling Hecho en Mexico 70 Eagle(3)
  • Size: 2 7/8" x 1 1/8"; Grams: 16


Vintage Sigi Pineda Taxco Mexican Sterling Silver Amethyst Modernist Pin 23058