Taxco

15 Jul 19
9to5Toys
As a limited-time Prime Day 2019 deal, Amazon is taking up to 40% off items from its own jewelry collection. Prices are for Prime members only and free shipping applies on all orders. Notable is this pair of Amazon Collection Sterling Silver Pressed Flower Teardrop Earrings at $21.75. Regularly $30, this is a price that’s only been beaten once before on Black Friday 2018. Each earring features a dried flower preserved in resin. Choose from multiple colors on sale. Rated 4.5/5 stars from over 1,300 shoppers. Head below for more deals. The matching Amazon Collection Sterling Silver Pressed Flower Oval Pendant Necklace is also on sale for $20.30. Regularly as much as $29, this is matching an all-time price low. It includes an 18-inch chain with spring-ring clasp. Rated 3.8/5 stars. Shop the rest of Amazon’s in-house jewelry sale here. In honor of Prime Day, Amazon is also discounting its in-house apparel brands by up to 50% off. It includes markdowns on Amazon Essentials, Goodthreads, 28 Palms, Daily Ritual, and more. Amazon Collection Pressed Flower Teardrop Earrings: Unique translucent teardrop-shape earrings featuring real dried flowers preserved in resin and surrounded by sterling silver settings The natural properties of real flowers provides a one-of-a-kind look to each piece. The image may show a slight difference to the actual flowers in color and composition Grown in the fields of Taxco, Mexico, these miniature flowers are gathered by hand and preserved permanently in resin
15 Jul 19
Creative Hands of Mexico

In the United States, handcrafts are few but those that exist are done by those who are enamoured by the process and/or the product (think quilting). The vast majority of craftspeople in Mexico do not have this luxury. They create in order to sell and pay the bills. That is not to say that other […]

08 Jul 19
One Good Eye Silver | Vintage Hand-Wrought Mexican Jewelry

The first one in a small collection of Los Castillo pluma azteca brooches I had the pleasure to discover, this is a generously sized piece featuring a colorful iris in full bloom. There is something magical about jewelry of this type. The delicate translucence of the colored feathers creates the impression that you are looking […]

06 Jul 19
One Good Eye Silver | Vintage Hand-Wrought Mexican Jewelry

It is a rare occurrence when one comes upon a Hector Aguilar necklace wrought in copper yet if the stars align, nothing is impossible! Copper articles, including jewelry, holloware and home accessories, were crafted by many workshops in Taxco, the most famous of them not lagging behind. I suspect, however, that unlike silver jewelry, most […]

04 Jul 19
metalpearlsfireandstoneblog

Being a mix of Sterling, old abalone, kyanite and glass, this piece seems just one strange modernist bold piece, but it has something rarely seen. The green glass angular beads are as matter of fact, museum reproduction pieces. Some beads re so rare that some museums have specially made for experts identical reproductions, to be […]

03 Jul 19
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The Aztecs in the fourteenth through sixteenth centuries called that place “Cuetlaxochitl” in their indigenous Nahuatl language. Cuitllatl means “residue” and xochiti suggests flower, ergo it’s “the rose that grows in the residues or earth “.Montezuma, the last of the Aztec leaders, had poinsettia crops produced as much as what is present day Mexico City […]

29 Jun 19
ABC Noticias de Tlaxcala

Con mano dura trabajamos para disminuir las adicciones y combatir el delito de tráfico y venta de sustancias ilícitas: Gardenia Hernández Rodríguez Dando seguimiento a una denuncia anónima, elementos de la policía municipal de Tlaxco detuvo a tres personas por presunto tráfico de metanfetamina (Cristal) y recuperó un auto con reporte de robo, sumando la […]