A striking vintage pendant or brooch. The sterling silver Mexican artisan piece features paua shell inlays alternating with black sections- possibly onyx. The design forms a pinwheel flower. On the reverse is some stamps, which appear to be "925 STERLING" TAXCO" and the makers mark, possibly "MSA". Another stamp in corner appears to be the early eagle assay mark, however is difficult to ascertain the number. Pin and revolver clasp on the reverse along with a half loop for chain to slide through.
ERA: circa 1960's or so
MATERIAL: Sterling Silver
STAMP: "925 STERLING" TAXCO" and possibly the Eagle stamp and maker's mark ' MSA'
WEIGHT: 5.08 grams
SIZE: 1 46" inches across
CONDITION: The overall condition of the vintage brooch is good. Some small shell chips, mainly to one section. Patina has been left as level of polish is a matter of taste.
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