The long career of award winning Sigfrido Pineda began as a pre-teenager when he spent three years working at Los Castillo. He also worked with Salvador Teran and Felipe Martinez. He was working with Margot de Taxco before opening his own shop on 1952. Developing his own style of organic modernism in biomorphic shapes and simple flowing lines. He always said he designed for woman, loved women and loved to design for them.
This wonderful sterling silver brooch, circa 1950's - 1960's, consists of a plain leaf to which is attached three stems with oval amethyst cabochon flowers. The brooch measures 2 3/4" in length and 1 1/4" in width and has a safely clasp mechanism. Stamped in ovals "Sigi" and "Tasco"; circle with "Sterling - Hecho en Mexico"; Eagle mark #36 and "70". Excellent vintage condition with only minor surface scratches due to normal wear. Great brooch.