Rare Vintage Owl Brooch Pin Sterling Silver Taxco Mexico "style Like Spratling" For Sale
DESCRIPTION Just look at this fabulous Owl! It's hard for me to let go, but I must. This owl brooch pin is in great, used vintage condition, in my opinion, please take a good look at the pictures before you offer so you can decide for yourself. It could use a cleaning and polish, but I will leave that decision up to the lucky winner.The Owl measures 1.5" long and 1 1/8" wide and weighs 11.5 grams. He's got great green eyes, they look like green turquoise, again, please see pictures as I have not tested them. Also notice the old clasp, I believe it is a "c-clasp". It looks handcrafted, in my amateur opinion, and the maker's mark reads "Silver" and "Made in Mexico" -- it looks inscribed by hand also. If anyone out there knows, perhaps you'd be willing to send me a note to let me know. MAKER: Unknown to me. This Owl pin is NOT marked William Spratling but it reminded me immediately of the William Spratling Owl that you see on the cover of Bill Hougart's Little Book of Mexican Silver. But this one is different and smaller, but still a wise looking fellow, don't you think? I wanted to mention that just in case someone is searching for an Owl and likes Spratling's design, or perhaps the maker was inspired by his work. REVIEW LISTING CAREFULLY AND SEND QUESTIONS BEFORE YOU offer I am not a jewelry expert, I'm just a fan and love to collect beautiful and vintage jewelry and am still learning. So, please read everything and review the pictures and send me any questions before you offer. SHIPPING Shipping is $7.50 via Priority Mail which includes Insurance and Delivery Confirmation. For combined shipping, contact me before you pay so I can create a combined shipping invoice. RETURNS Please open your package immediately upon receipt and inspect the items(s). Returns are not accepted unless the item is not as described and if you contact me within 3 days of the delivery confirmation date. Buyer pays return shipping and purchase amount will be refunded upon receipt of the item. response: Please be fair, do not leave negative response before you contact me with any issue you may have and I will do the same. If you do have an issue, please do not send me a screaming email as I do my very best to describe items completely and post close up pictures so you know what you are offerding on, but if you still have an issue I am more than willing to work things out and if appropriate, own up to any mistake I may have made. After all, I'm a buyer too! CHECK OUT MY OTHER JEWELRY I will be listing tons of other gorgeous, beautiful jewelry in the next few weeks so please make sure to stop by and check them out. This will include well known designer and vintage Native American Indian and Hecho en Mexico Mexican jewelry too (my favorites). You'll find Tiffany, Mignon Faget, James Avery, Carolyn Pollack, Trifari, JJ, Vendome, Silpada, Maguey-style bracelets, Pandora charms and bracelets, many vintage sterling, rhinestone and enamel brooches, pins, and too many more to list here. Hope you will check them out, I do combine shipping. :) THANK YOU VERY MUCH! Thanks for stopping by and checking out my sales and, if you offer, good luck!