These fabulous comfort screw- back earrings are biomorphic in design yet simplified with soft edges and gentle dark contrasting. A genuine tiger's eye sits atop. The design is shown in the book Mexican Silver by Morrill and Berk on page 196 with an obsidian stone. ca. 1955.
Fully marked including the design number.
Condition: Excellent vintage. Unpolished.
Measurements: 7/8" long and 1 1/4" wide.
See the matching brooch here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/584778096/vintage-sigi-pineda-sterling-silver-and?ref=listings_manager_grid
About Sigi Pineda:
Sigi Pineda, now in his early 70's, may be one of the last of the great historic artisans of Taxco still producing jewelry and new designs. He developed his own style in the early 1950's, approaching a more international flavor to his work than his contemporaries and predecessors who were exploring symbolic Mexican themes. Sigi's version of organic modernism was inspirational in developing and establishing a new design sensibility in Taxco, Mexican modernism, adding to the established Mexican art vocabulary.
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