This one comes from my own collection. 6 1/8" Long by 1 1/4" Wide by. The marks are old (pre-eagle which was 1948) and I conservatively estimate the age at 1920s to 50s. According to information on the internet, the silver content of these old pieces is that the silver content is commonly sterling or better.
The ancient Aztecs and Maya viewed the. Bird as the "god of the air" and as a. Of goodness and light possibly for its. Iridescent green tail feathers, symbols for spring plant growth. Freedom in traditional Mayan culture as a species, they.Not respond well to captivity and. Are one of the spirit guides, or nahual, of the Maya. Today it is the national bird of. The item "VTG Mexican Silver Quetzal BIRD Pin Brooch Repousse 6 1/8 Long LARGE 28.5 Grams" is in sale since Saturday, March 27, 2021. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Vintage Ethnic/Regional/Tribal\Mexican, Latin American". The seller is "california1248" and is located in Elk, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.