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9 Famous Mexican Artists

Did you know Mexico has a rich artistic community and modern art history rivaling anywhere in the world? While you may think of Mexico more for its bold and beautiful jewelry, traditional and eclectic fashion, or delicious food, it’s tradition of artistic brilliance is one of its most influential exports. Read on to meet some […]

7 Famous People in Mexico’s History

Mexico is filled with stories of culture, bravery, humanity, and cruelty, all of which come together to form the tapestry that is modern Mexico. In this post, we’ll take a look at some of the key figures, both good and bad, that make Mexico what it is today.   Public Domain-1923 Hernán Cortés, 1485-1547 Hernán […]

Gemstone Spotlight: Turquoise

  Photos: Cobalt123, Tim Evanson, Lisa Williams, Woody Hibbard, MexicanSilverStore.com What is Turquoise?  Turquoise is one of the most popular material used in Mexican art and jewelry. But did you know that it’s name is actually French? It was named for the Turks who brought the brilliantly colored mineral with them to France from Turkey […]

Style Role Model: Frida Kahlo-Inspired Jewelry

Frida Kahlo. Chances are, you’ve heard the name, even if you only know her as the painter with the unibrow. She’s the most famous female Mexican painter. Kahlo painted a lot of bright, colorful self-portraits during her life from 1907 to 1954. Some of them were surreal, and lots of them depict emotional pain or […]