ITEM: Mexico /Taxco 950 Screw Back Earrings.
CONDITION: Estate Item, excellent.
WEIGHT: 12.8 Grams.
MEASUREMENT: 1 1/4" length.
MARKS: Taxco, Silver - R.CH for Roman Chavarrieta
COMMENTS: Beautiful 950 silver screw back dangle earrings, pictured as received from a local estate. Polishing is available by request at no additional cost. We have the matching necklace for sale on my site. Also, see our other items and save with combined shipping. A very sought after Taxco designer is Emma Melendez, niece of the great silversmith Rafael Melendez. Emma opened her shop in 1953 and hired her first silversmith in 1954 , Miguel Garcia , to help her create her own designs. Many other silversmiths were hired to work for Emma throughout the years, Roman Chavarrieta , R.CH among the list of primary silversmiths.
Emma Melendez was active as a designer between 1953-1971 and produced quality Mexican jewelry
and accessories that continues to be highly sought after.
Her designs draw on ancient Aztec and Mayan ideas while they incorporate bold modern strokes.
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