Taxco Sterling Silver Turquoise Francisco Rivera Brooch Vintage
Taxco Francisco Rivera Brooch - This is a hand made sterling silver brooch with genuine turquoise stones.
This vintage pin measures 1.63 inch in diameter and weighs 8 grams. It has many marks, Taxco 925, eagle 3, Mexico and a distinctive R for Francisco Rivera. This great piece is in excellent condition.
Francisco Rivera worked for William Spratling. Most of his work was marked "Emma", for whom he designed and produced jewelry. Billie Hougart states that was a talented designer and silversmith - "The Little Book Of Mexican Silver Trade And Hallmarks".