A fabulous pair of handcrafted Mexican sterling earrings with intricate design elements, peridot teardrop beads and faceted peridot gemstones.
The drop earrings use several techniques of silversmithing including repousse, engraving and stamping.
The pierced ear wires are soldered to hands, a symbol of friendship.
Hanging from the hands are crescents decorated with repousse flowers set with faceted garnets.
The flowers are connected repousse leaves and wire tendrils.
The outer edge of the crescents are scalloped, the sections alternate plain with engraved surfaces.
The bottom of the crescent has five drops, a teardrop peridot in the center with two small domes on either side.
They measure 2.25" long by 1" wide, the peridot are 4mm, the peridot teardrops are 7mm long.
The workmanship is incredible- so intricate with fine detail, the total look is balanced and so charming!
Marked ME 44 Mex 925, total weight 8.5 grams.
Excellent condition, no damage or visible wear, perfect aged patina, secure closure on the ear wire.
An exotic pair of Mexican sterling earrings handcrafted with artistry and precision.
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