Tag: Mexican silver
Margot Van Voorhies: The Art of Mexican Enameled Jewelry Margot Van Voorhies Carr was an American artist who moved to Mexico in 1937. She soon met and married Antonio Castillo, one of the owners of Los Castillo silver. Her husband encouraged her to begin designing silver jewelry in his shop under the professional name of […]
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 […]
Some of the highest quality and most beautiful jewelry of the 20th century was created in Mexico and the country is still producing exceptional pieces today. The hub of silver jewelry creation in Mexico was in the city of Taxco, where many fine silversmiths fine tuned their craft. Taxco is located between Acapulco and Mexico City, and is home to one of the oldest silver mines in the Americas.