A wonderful old sterling pin set with turquoise most likely made in Mexico pre 1948.
The handcrafted pin has a variety of design elements.
The workmanship is excellent with great attention to detail.
The 'grapes' are domes, each has a rosette of tiny granulated beads.
Seven turquoise cabochons are set in crimped bezels, the stem has three rosettes alternating with two diamond shapes.
The edge of the pin is finished with twisted wire.
It has the old C clasp, it was made pre-eagle stamp (prior to 1948).
Measures 2&3/16" by 1&5/16", the round cabs are 3.5-4 mm, total weight is 11.6 grams.
Excellent condition, no damage or visible wear.
Marked Sterling Silver 925.
A wonderful example of early Mexican pre-eagle stamp* sterling pin.
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*Silver jewelry made in Mexico prior to 1948 is termed "Pre-Eagle". Pre-Eagle pieces are not usually marked with a maker's mark to denote what artist made them. If a piece is attributed to a particular maker, it is because subsequent pieces were marked with a maker's mark.