Feathered Serpent Brooch Signed Taxco

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A Mexican sterling silver brooch depicting a stylized image of Quetzalcoatl in gorgeous bas relief. Quetzalcoatl is the Nahuatl name for the Feathered-Serpent deity of ancient Mesoamerican culture. The back of this piece is signed Taxco and Sterling.

This brooch dates from the 1940s, a high point in silver jewelry design in Mexico. The Mexican city of Taxco attracted many European jewelry artists fleeing the war. The main attraction for the designers and studio jewelers was the locally mined supply of materials, silver and semi precious gems were abundant and affordable.

Details.....The brooch measures 2.49" by 1.79". In Very Good Vintage condition. You should always expect some wear on vintage and antique pieces, we consider it part of the charm.

Item number rg313.

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