MATL MATILDE POULAT Vintage Mexican Silver and Stone Earrings

$225.00

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Description

  • Fabulous signed Matl sterling silver and mixed stone earrings.
  • Mexican jeweler Matilde Poulat opened her own silver workshop in the 1930’s, producing substantial, yet intricate pieces.
  • Poulat adopted the name “Matl,” (the Aztec word for “water”) for her work.
  • Poulat found inspiration in the mextec gold jewelry discovered in 1932 at Monte Alban.
  • Her choice of motifs the dove, flowers, and tiny bells are reminiscent of the whimsical subjects of contemporary Mexican folk art.
Condition
Vintage as pictured
Length of Earrings
1″ square
Composition
Sterling Silver, Amethyst Center Stone, Turquoise Accents
Weight in grams
10.3
Artist’s Identity
Matl Matilde Poulat, Mexican Silversmith
Hallmarks
Matl, Mexico, 925, MS12