ALBERTO CONTRERAS Mexican Mid-Century Modern Sterling Silver and Turquoise Earrings

$199.00

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Description

  • Beautiful Alberto Contreras sterling silver earrings with small turquoise “bird’s eyes”
  • Alberto Contreras was a Mexican silversmith who was taught silversmithing by Frank Patania Sr.
  • Alberto and his sons live(d) in Tucson, Arizona.
  • These are extremely unusual “mid-century modern” earrings that he made, probably back in the 1950’s or 1960’s.
Condition
Vintage Excellent
Length of Earrings
1-3/4 x 1-3/4″ x″ 3/4″
Composition
Sterling Silver, Turquoise
Weight in grams
61.5
Artist’s Identity
Alberto Contreras, Mexican Silversmith
Hallmarks
AC