Interesting Bits: Vintage, lovely, gleaming, solid 925 sterling silver MidCentury Modern handmade DOVE BIRD BROOCH (design #622) created by renowned Taxco designer-silversmith studio - LOS CASTILLO , of Mexico. A charming dimensional dove in flight is represented with simplified ridged wings and tail. The piece is in wonderful, gently worn, pre-owned condition with a perfectly functioning safety clasp. The piece is beautifully designed and expertly executed, fully hallmarked, very collectible and looks very charming on. Los Castillo: Los Castillo is a highly respected design and silversmithing opened in 1939 by Antonio Castillo in Taxco, Mexico with his two brothers Justo and Jorge and cousin Salvatore Terán.
His wife Margot de Taxco (Margot van Voohres) also worked in the studio until 1946. Antonio received his training working in William Spratlings studio for 16 years. The work of the Castillo studio is known for beautiful Modernist married metal pieces (sterling, copper, and brass) and dimensional sterling jewelry and objects.
Their pieces are sought after and VERY COLLECTABLE. Wonderful gift- not only for yourself. Thank you for finding my little store and shopping with Bidderbutter.BIDDERBUTTER BAUBLES PLUS ANYTIME FOR MORE WONDERFUL PIECES OF EXCEPTIONAL VALUE! The item "Vtg Modernist LOS CASTILLO Handmade Taxco DOVE BIRD Brooch 925 Sterling 6.35g" is in sale since Wednesday, August 7, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Vintage Ethnic/Regional/Tribal\Mexican, Latin American". The seller is "bidderbutter" and is located in Canaan, New York.
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