A timeless pair of dangle earrings made by the award-winning jewelry designer 'Erika Hult de Corral'. The Mexican Taxco earrings date to around the 1980's (post Mexican eagle stamp) and are made of sterling silver. A tapered rectangular-shaped black obsidian rests at the centre of each dangle, surrounded and stepped down by a plain silver border. It is suspended from a flat loop and half-moon shape stud - post and butterfly clips attach on the reverse. The earrings are stamped on the reverse with Erika Hult de Corral signature stamp "Ric" along with "TC-206" "925" 'MEXICO". Total drop of earrings are 28.8mm or just over 1"inch.
Erika Hult de Corral studied design at the Paris affiliate of New York's Parsons School of Design. She worked with Taxco silver artisans, Sigi Pineda and Enrique Ledesma, and then opened her own shop in Puerto Vallarta in 1966. Her pieces are influenced by modernist designs that lean to Danish modern with clean, contoured lines. Her work is highly collectible.
A beautiful pair of vintage earrings which would easily combine well with todays fashion. Timeless modernism! SPECIFICS
ERA: Vintage, around 1970's
DESIGNER: Erika Hult de Corral
MATERIAL: Sterling Silver
GEMSTONE: Black obsidian
STAMP: '"Ric" "TC-206" "925" 'MEXICO"
WEIGHT: 12.06 grams
SIZE: 28.8mm or just over 1"inch total drop
CONDITION: Excellent Vintage Condition. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the silver or obsidian.
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