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Tiny Sterling Bird Brooch

Mexican Vintage Jewellery
1950's

in stock

1
$45.00

Lovely little elegant Mexican bird brooch. Early mid-century, handcrafted sterling silver flying bird, with very simple j-clasp at back. Wide (5cm) but elegant little pin.

Item Details

Size

5cm x 1cm

Weight

2.5 Grams

Hallmark

Sterling Mexico

Condition Report

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

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.