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Vintage Jewellery, Navajo and Mexican Silver

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SOLD Mexican Sterling Puffy Hoops Earrings

Sold Vintage Jewellery

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1980's
$79.00

Lovely smooth, 1980's made, hand crafted Mexican sterling silver hoop earrings, holloware silver, so they are not too weighty on the ears, lovely curve and safety clasp at the back.

Item Details

Size

3cm x 2.2cm

Weight

4 Grams (pair)

Hallmark

None - acid tests for sterling

Materials

Sterling Silver

Condition Report

Spectacular vintage condition. Shows mild wear commensurate with age, no dings or chips to the enamel, will come with some patina, as level of polish is a matter of taste. Has a handcrafted look to it - amazing vintage piece.

About this Piece

Sterling Silver

Sterling is an alloy of silver containing at least 92.5% pure silver (925 parts of 1000 thus the 925 stamp), the remainder is made up of a mix of metals (most commonly copper) used to make the metal workable. Pure silver is generally considered too soft to work with, although you can find silver jewellery at 950 or 980, even the occasional 99.9% fine silver, which can be work-hardened to increase durability.