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Sigi Tasco

Designer Sigi Pineda Taxco Modernist Sterling Tiger's Eye Floral Brooch Circa 1950's

Designer Sigi Pineda Taxco Modernist Sterling Tiger's Eye Floral Brooch Circa 1950's

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Vintage Designer Sigi Taxco Modernist Sterling Silver & Tiger's Eye Flower Brooch Pin - Circa 1950s

Measures 2.5" L x 1.25" W x .5"Thick (6.35cm x 3.18cm x 1.27cm)

Hallmarks: Sigi Tasco Eagle 96 #357

Weight: 13.1g

Fantastic work of art by the renowned Sigi Pineda. Sterling and Tiger's Eye modernist brooch shaped like 3 flowers and a single leaf. Brooch overall is in excellent condition with little to no wear. Included with purchase is a sterling silver plated converter so it can be worn as a pendant if preferred.

Sigfrido Pineda (1929-). The long career of award winning Sigfrido Pineda began as a pre-teenager when be spent three years working at Los Castillo . He is cousin to Los Castillo -founder Antonio Castillo. Pineda then worked with Salvador Terán in 1945 in the city of Puebla, and then with Felipe Martínez at Piedra y Plata . He eventually became head of the enameling workshop at Margot de Taxco in 1949 78 before opening his own shop, Plateros, in 1952. 79 The shop was later renamed Sigi. Sigi items stamped with eagle 16 likely were marked at Margot’s to whom eagle 16 was assigned. Pineda’s work reflects great design flow and very creative use of dimension. Sigi was listed in the magazine This is Mexico as “fine silver” shop. 80 Some of the work by Sigfrido Pineda is marked with an inventory or a design number. Silver, enamel work. Mark : Sigi (script). Eagle number: 2, 3, 16, 25, 34, 35, 36, 95, 96. - Courtesy of Bille Hougart's Mexican Silver Hallmarks Book

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