Vintage 30s 40s Casa Prieto 925 sterling Mexican brooch. This large and impressive stylized repousse bird brooch is stamped with the hallmarks of Casa Prieto. Some of the hallmarks have worn away from age and use but Prieto 925 Mexico are fully visible.
The Prieto Family originated in Germany in the 16th Century & wound up in Mexico in the late 1800's. A branch of the family became renowned High End Mexico City Jewelers & set up shop on Avenue Juarez 40 in an Upscale Neighborhood of Central Mexico City.
This stunning creation is grand in size measuring four and five eighths of an inch by 2.25''. The stylized repousse bird is featured sitting on a branch of flowers with two turquoise colored beads. It has not been polished and is enhanced by a deep time enhanced patina. This estate jewelry find is in good condition with age appropriate wear.