Mexican Sterling Silver Pin Set- Los Castillo. This is a creative sterling silver pin in two parts that are joined together with graduating lengths of chain. One side is a full figure person that is seated and wearing an ornate Old Siam headdress and outfit, the other side is of a face wearing headdress. This was made by Los Castillo.
The figure is 2 1/2″ tall and the face is 1 1/4″. The shortest chain is 5 1/2″. The figure is marked on the back: Sterling, Made In Mexico, Los Castillo, Taxco, 680 and has the eagle mark with a number 15. This is in very good condition. Circa 1948-1970.
Los Castillo is one of the major Mexican Silver designer from Taxco. More information about this designer can be found in the book, Mexican Silver by Penny Chittim Morrill and Carole A. Berk.