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.

Rare Hector Aguilar 940 Sterling Silver Book  Bead Bracelet
Rare Hector Aguilar 940 Sterling Silver Book Bead Bracelet
$1,150.00
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HECTOR AGUILAR 990 Sterling Silver Mexico Double Loop Hat Pin Accessory 14E
HECTOR AGUILAR 990 Sterling Silver Mexico Double Loop Hat Pin Accessory 14E
$59.99
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HECTOR AGUILAR SUGAR BOWL WITH SUGAR SPOON 940 SILVER TAXCO
HECTOR AGUILAR SUGAR BOWL WITH SUGAR SPOON 940 SILVER TAXCO
$495.00
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Vintage HECTOR AGUILAR 940 Silver  Leather X BELT Taxco Mexico 2 1 4 wide
Vintage HECTOR AGUILAR 940 Silver Leather X BELT Taxco Mexico 2 1 4 wide
$1,125.00
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RARE Antique Hector Aguilar 940 Silver brooch pin
RARE Antique Hector Aguilar 940 Silver brooch pin
$250.00
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CLASSIC HECTOR AGUILAR MEXICO STERLING SILVER BRACELET OLD MARK BOOK AND BEAD
CLASSIC HECTOR AGUILAR MEXICO STERLING SILVER BRACELET OLD MARK BOOK AND BEAD
$499.00
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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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Vintage Circa 1950 Signed Hector Aguilar 940 Sterling Silver Mexico Pin Brooch
Vintage Circa 1950 Signed Hector Aguilar 940 Sterling Silver Mexico Pin Brooch
$350.00
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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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HECTOR AGUILAR TALLER BORDA 940 STERLING SILVER EARRINGS SCREW BACK
HECTOR AGUILAR TALLER BORDA 940 STERLING SILVER EARRINGS SCREW BACK
$63.75
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Vintage Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver Braided Cuff Bracelet c1940 1945
Vintage Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver Braided Cuff Bracelet c1940 1945
$599.99
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Vintage Valentin Vidaurreta Hector Aguilar Design 970 Silver Necklace Mexico
Vintage Valentin Vidaurreta Hector Aguilar Design 970 Silver Necklace Mexico
$895.00
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RARE VINTAGE HECTOR AGUILAR MEXICAN STERLING SILVER LEAF MODERNIST PIN BROOCH
RARE VINTAGE HECTOR AGUILAR MEXICAN STERLING SILVER LEAF MODERNIST PIN BROOCH
$175.00
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VINTAGE MEXICAN STERLING SILVER HECTOR AGUILAR EARRINGS
VINTAGE MEXICAN STERLING SILVER HECTOR AGUILAR EARRINGS
$350.00
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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
$995.00
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Antique 1940s Signed Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver Earrings Made in Mexico
Antique 1940s Signed Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver Earrings Made in Mexico
$125.00
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Rare Old 940 Silver Leaf Pin Brooch by Hector Aguilar Taxco Amethyst Dangle
Rare Old 940 Silver Leaf Pin Brooch by Hector Aguilar Taxco Amethyst Dangle
$129.95
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Vintage Hector Aguilar Mexico Sterling Silver Foliate Screw Back Earrings
Vintage Hector Aguilar Mexico Sterling Silver Foliate Screw Back Earrings
$189.99
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Hector Aguilar Taxco 925 silver Taxco Earrings REPRO
Hector Aguilar Taxco 925 silver Taxco Earrings REPRO
$54.99
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Hector Aguilar Mexican Taller Borda 940 Sterling Silver Graduated Disc Bracelet
Hector Aguilar Mexican Taller Borda 940 Sterling Silver Graduated Disc Bracelet
$1,500.00
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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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