This Mexican sterling silver brooch is gracefully crafted in the shape of grapes, with a grape leaf and curling vine tendril. Three-dimensional and realistic. The back of this piece is signed by the artist Dámaso Gallegos, marked "Taxco," "Sterling" and stamped with the Mexican eagle hallmark.
This brooch dates from the 1940s, a high point in silver jewelry design in Mexico. 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 2.15" by 1.54". In Very Good Vintage Condition. You should always expect some wear on vintage and antique pieces, we consider it part of the charm.