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Vintage Mid-Century Modern Mexican Silver Jewelry made in Taxco from the 1930s to the 1960s

Hector Aguilar


 

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Hector Aguilar Circle and Lozenge Sterling Silver and Azure Malachite Bracelet

1940's vintage Hector Aguilar "Circle & Lozenge" Sterling Silver & Azure Malachite Bracelet

Dimensions: 7-3/4" interior circumference; 1-5/16" wide; 105.1 grams

Stones: (7) Azure Malachite lozenge shaped cabochons, 1-1/8" l x 3/8" wide; they sit about 3/16" above the bezel; one of the cabochons has a crack through it, but it's very secure in its bezel. The rest of the cabochons show minimal surface wear.

Marks: HA inside the circle, TAXCO, 940

Price: $2,999, More Photos, Condition Report and Ordering

Item #4298

Hector Aguilar Silver Tulips Pin Brooch

1940's vintage Hector Aguilar Large Sterling Silver "Tulips" Pin Brooch

Dimensions: 3-5/8" long , 3" wide; 37.63 grams

Marks: HA inside circle, TAXCO, 940

Price: $250, More Photos, Condition Report and Ordering

Item #4270

Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver Ornamental Squares Bracelet

1940's vintage Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver "Ornamental Squares" Bracelet

Dimensions: 6-3/4" interior circumference, 7-1/2" long, 7/8" wide; 98.95 grams

Mark: HA set inside of circle; STERLING; MADE IN MEXICO; marks are on the back of one link

Price: $1,399, More Photos, Condition Report and Ordering

Item #4351

Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver Braid Cuff

1940's vintage Hector Aguilar Silver "Braid" Cuff

Dimensions: 5-1/2" interior circumference with a 1-1/2" opening; 1-1/8" wide; 73.14 grams

Marks: HA set inside of circle; TAXCO; 990 (high content silver)

Price: $1,150, More Photos, Condition Report and Ordering

Item #4331

Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver Lyre links Bracelet

1948-1962 vintage Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver "Lyre" Bracelet

Dimensions: 6-3/4" interior circumference; 1/2" wide; 39.64 grams

Marks: .940 HA TAXCO MEXICO, TALLER BORDA, eagle 9

Price: $1,100, More Photos, Condition Report and Ordering

Item #4281

Hector Aguilar silver cuff with malachite pyramids

1940's vintage Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver and Malachite Pyramid Studs "Meandering Lines" Cuff

Dimensions: 6-5/8" interior circumference including the 1-1/2" opening; 3/4" wide; 45.9 grams

Stone Dimensions: 3/8" x 3/8" x 1/8" deep, 7 studs

Mark: conjoined HA, Made in Mexico, Sterling stamp (1943-48)

Price: $3,100, More Photos, Condition Report and Ordering

Item #4339

Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver Book and Bead Bracelet

1940's vintage Hector Aguilar "Book and Bead" Sterling Silver Bracelet

Dimensions: 6-3/4" interior circumference; 3/4" wide; 89 grams

Mark: HA inside the circle, TAXCO, 940

Price: $1,400, More Photos, Condition Report and Ordering

Item #4274

Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver Wave Bracelet

1940's vintage Hector Aguilar Silver "Wave" Bracelet

Dimensions: 7-1/8" interior circumference, 7-3/8" overall length; 1" w; 72 grams

Mark: Taxco, conjoined HA, 990 (high content silver); stamped on the center link

Price: $1,200, More Photos, Condition Report and Ordering

Item #4330

Hector Aguilar Large Sterling Silver and Carved Amethyst Floral Pin Brooch

1940's vintage Hector Aguilar Large Sterling Silver and Carved Amethyst Floral Pin Brooch

Dimensions: 4" l x 2-1/4" w; 60.3 grams

Stone Dimensions: carved flowers are 1-1/4" l x 15/16" w; round cabochons are 1/2" dia; all the amethyst pieces have inclusions

Mark: conjoined HA, Made in Mexico, Sterling stamp (1943-48)

Price: $1,300, More Photos, Condition Report and Ordering

Item #4321

Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver Wave & Bead Bracelet

1940's vintage Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver "Wave and Bead" Bracelet

Dimensions: 7-3/4" interior circumference; 1/2" wide; 34.4 grams

Marks: HA, 940, TAXCO, eagle 9 (these marks were typical 1948-1962)

Price: $950, More Photos, Condition Report and Ordering

Item #4357

Hector Aguilar Turquoise and Sterling Silver Repousse Cuff

1940's vintage Hector Aguilar Turquoise & Double Repoussé Sterling Silver Cuff

Dimensions: 5-5/8" interior circumference with a 1-1/2" opening; 1" wide; 55 grams

Stones: (9) 3/16" dia. green turquoise cabochons; the cabochons vary in color and are in good condition. The stone next to the center stone has a 1 mm divot in the center.

Mark: HA set inside of circle of MADE IN MEXICO STERLING

Price: $1,000, More Photos, Condition Report and Ordering

Item #4354

Hector Aguilar Silver Orchid Pin Brooch

1940's vintage Hector Aguilar Silver Orchid Pin Brooch

Dimensions: 3-1/2" l x 2-3/4" w x 1-1/8" d; 25.4 grams

Marks: Taxco, conjoined HA, 990 (high content silver)

Price: $500, More Photos, Condition Report and Ordering

Item #4248

Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver Book and 3 Beads Bracelet

1940's vintage Hector Aguilar Silver "Book and 3 Beads" Bracelet

Dimensions: 6-7/8" interior circumference, 5/8" w; 86.5 grams

Mark: Taxco, conjoined HA, 990 (High Content Silver)

Price: SOLD

Item #4370

Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver and Amethyst Parrot Pin

1940's vintage Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver and Amethyst "Parrot" Pin Brooch

Dimensions: 2-3/4" x 1-1/2" w; 21 grams

Stone: Amethyst cabochon 3/4" dia., stone surface in very good condition

Marks: TAXCO, conjoined HA, 940

Price: SOLD

Item #4269

Hector Aguilar Mexican Silver Buttons

1940's vintage Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver Buttons of a Flower Bud Design, set of 3

Dimensions: 1-1/4" x 7/8", 15.5 grams total

Marks: Taxco, conjoined HA, 940; all 3 buttons are hallmarked

Price: SOLD

Item #4479

Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver and Turquoise Caviar Screw-on Earrings

1940's vintage Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver and Turquoise "Caviar" Screw-on Earrings

Dimensions: 3/4" x 11/16"; 12.5 grams

Stone Dimensions: 1/8" dia.; turquoise surface shows wear, but all the stones are stable in their bezels

Marks: each earring stamped with 940, conjoined HA, Taxco

Price: SOLD

Item #4456 - (Note: see item #4451 for a matching piece)

Hector Aguilar sterling silver wire Paperclip bracelet

1940's vintage Hector Aguilar "Paperclip" Sterling Silver Bracelet

Dimensions: 6-3/4" interior circumference; 1-1/8" wide; 106 grams

Mark: HA, Taxco Mexico, .940, eagle 9

Price: SOLD

Item #4445

Hector Aguilar Pin

Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver Pin Brooch

Dimensions: 1" x 1"; 5.5 grams

Marks: conjoined HA, Taxco, 940 sterling, eagle

Price: SOLD

Item #4399

Hector Aguilar Silver Buttons in a Floral Design

1940's vintage Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver Buttons in a Floral Design, set of 7

Dimensions: 1-1/8" w x 7/8 h; 47.6 grams total

Marks: only (1) button is marked; Taxco, conjoined HA, 940

Condition: excellent condtion for their age; nice patina

Price: SOLD

Item #4390