Hector Aguilar Mexican Silver Jewelry

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Hector Aguilar Mexican Silver Jewelry

Silver Masters of Mexico, Hector Aguilar and the Taller Borda

The Silver Masters of Mexico book features Mexican jewelry designers and artists including Hector Aguilar, Valentin Vidaurreta, Los Castillio, Antonio Pineda, William Spratling, and more. Features almost 500 color photos of Mexican Silver Jewelry designs.

Like many of the notable Taxco Mexico silver artisans, Hector Aguilar began his career at William Spratling's Taller de las Delicias. In 1939 he was able to open his own silver shop which he named Taller Borda. In 1943, with metal shortages in the United States because of World War II, Aguilar contracted with the Coro Jewelry Company and the arrangement continued until 1950. Taller Borda operated successfully until its closure in 1966.

Hector Aguilar followed the lead of William Spratling and used pre-Columbian forms as the basis of his silver jewelry. His creations were bold and simple in design. Aguilar incorporated semi-precious stones into many of his pieces and today his works are some of the most collectible and sought after Mexican jewelry art available.

BEAUTIFUL STERLING 940 SILVER HECTOR AGUILAR BUTTERFLY  19 gms
BEAUTIFUL STERLING 940 SILVER HECTOR AGUILAR BUTTERFLY 19 gms
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HUGE Vintage 1940s 50s Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver PARROT Design Brooch PIN
HUGE Vintage 1940s 50s Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver PARROT Design Brooch PIN
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Hector Aguilar Vintage Weighty Silver 940 Fertility Bracelet
Hector Aguilar Vintage Weighty Silver 940 Fertility Bracelet
$648.00
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Vintage Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver Floating Disks Earrings Rare
Vintage Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver Floating Disks Earrings Rare
$349.00
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VINTAGE HECTOR AGUILAR AMETHYST PRE CORO STERLING SILVER BROOCH PIN 448 GRAMS
VINTAGE HECTOR AGUILAR AMETHYST PRE CORO STERLING SILVER BROOCH PIN 448 GRAMS
$169.99
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RARE vintage Taxco sterling silver 940 Hector Aguilar brooch pin 166 Gr
RARE vintage Taxco sterling silver 940 Hector Aguilar brooch pin 166 Gr
$246.49
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Hector Aguilar Silver Pin with Heart Motif
Hector Aguilar Silver Pin with Heart Motif
$270.00
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Vintage HECTOR AGUILAR Mexican 940 Silver PIN BROOCH 32g Taxco 1940s
Vintage HECTOR AGUILAR Mexican 940 Silver PIN BROOCH 32g Taxco 1940s
$225.00
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HECTOR AGUILAR VINTAGE MEXICO STERLING SILVER BRACELET
HECTOR AGUILAR VINTAGE MEXICO STERLING SILVER BRACELET
$675.00
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JLF Jose Luis Flores Hector Aguilar 940 Silver Taxco Mexico Bracelet
JLF Jose Luis Flores Hector Aguilar 940 Silver Taxco Mexico Bracelet
$845.75
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Vintage Mexican 940 Silver Taxco Signed Hector Aguilar Bracelet
Vintage Mexican 940 Silver Taxco Signed Hector Aguilar Bracelet
$765.00
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Rare Hector Aguilar 940 Sterling Silver Book  Bead Bracelet
Rare Hector Aguilar 940 Sterling Silver Book Bead Bracelet
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Vintage TAXCO STERLING SILVER Large HECTOR AGUILAR Orchid Pin Brooch  MEXICO
Vintage TAXCO STERLING SILVER Large HECTOR AGUILAR Orchid Pin Brooch MEXICO
$149.00
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Hector Aguilar Mexican Silver Sterling Sunflower Black stone Brooch Pin
Hector Aguilar Mexican Silver Sterling Sunflower Black stone Brooch Pin
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VTG HECTOR AGUILAR MEXICAN STERLING 940 SILVER WIDE CUFF BRACELET MEXICO
VTG HECTOR AGUILAR MEXICAN STERLING 940 SILVER WIDE CUFF BRACELET MEXICO
$1,500.00
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Hector Aguilar Taxco Rare 990 Sterling Silver Mexico Flower Brooch Pin
Hector Aguilar Taxco Rare 990 Sterling Silver Mexico Flower Brooch Pin
$399.00
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Very Rare 1940s Hector Aguilar HA Mexico Sterling Silver Braided Bracelet Cuff
Very Rare 1940s Hector Aguilar HA Mexico Sterling Silver Braided Bracelet Cuff
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Vintage Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver Braided Cuff Bracelet c1940 1945
Vintage Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver Braided Cuff Bracelet c1940 1945
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VINTAGE MEXICAN STERLING SILVER HECTOR AGUILAR EARRINGS
VINTAGE MEXICAN STERLING SILVER HECTOR AGUILAR EARRINGS
$350.00
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HECTOR AGUILAR VINTAGE 940 STERLING SILVER BRACELET
HECTOR AGUILAR VINTAGE 940 STERLING SILVER BRACELET
$649.00
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Hector Aguilar Mexican Silver Jewelry
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Hector Aguilar's Mexican silver jewelry from the mid-20th century is highly collectible. A great place to start learning about his artistic style.
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