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8 Important Mexican Cultural Figures

Between the country’s film, music, art, and jewelry, the effect that Mexico’s creative icons have had on global popular culture is palpable. Read on to learn about some of Mexico’s most important and iconic cultural figures.   1. Frida Kahlo Frida Kahlo was a Mexican painter active in the mid-20th century and is likely the […]

Answers to Common Questions About Mexican Gemstone Jewelry

While Mexican jewelry is no doubt best known for the elegance of sterling silver, no jewelry collection would be complete without some pieces of authentic Mexican gemstone jewelry as well. We speak with many customers that are unfamiliar with this style of jewelry and the many different types of gemstones used. Read on to learn […]

A Brief Look Into the Life and Legacy of William Spratling

It’s no secret that for almost a hundred years, modern day Taxco, Mexico has become a hub for unique and traditional handmade Mexican silver jewelry. But how did it become famous for this? A large part of it has been attributed to William Spratling, an architect, writer, and artist turned jewelry designer who moved to […]

Styles that Define Mexican Jewelry

Fashion is one of the easiest ways we all have to express our own personal style — but jewelry can be a great way to do this, too.  In this blog post, we’ll take a look at some of the most common styles you’ll see in modern day Mexican jewelry, plus what kind of influence […]

A Brief History of Pre-Columbian Mexico

Mexico is a country with a long history and vibrant culture. But did you know it has only been a country for a little over 200 years?  For tens of thousands of years before that, modern day Mexico was part of Mesoamerica. This region saw the rise and fall of many great civilizations that have […]

Plant & Animal Symbolism in Mexican Culture

It‘s no secret that Mexico has one of the most vibrant cultures in the world. Between the iconic jewelry styles, delicious food, and influential visual art, there might not be a culture in the world with more colorful and impactful imagery. While themes run the gamut throughout all of these creations, one thing remains a […]

A Mexican Guide to Taco Styles

Post by on July 1, 2020

There’s a lot more to a taco than a meat or veggie filling and a tortilla. While a somewhat recent culinary invention, there is still not a dish that encapsulates the many diverse culinary traditions of Mexico than the humble taco.  Read on to learn the history of tacos, what part of Mexico your favorite […]

6 Things You Should Know About Mexican History

Post by on June 5, 2020

When you think of Mexico, you likely think of the country as it is today. Vibrant and established as a modern country. But did you know that people have been living in what is today Mexico for tens of thousands of years? And that much like the United States, the country is actually only a […]

Our 7 Favorite Mexican Cocktails

Post by on May 5, 2020

Much like silver jewelry, festive holidays, and striking fashion, Mexico takes great pride in their delicious cocktails. Using a variety of flavors and inspiration (though mostly centered around tequila and lime), Mexico’s cocktails are known for being refreshing and festive. Read on to learn our 7 favorite Mexican cocktails, along with recipes to make them […]

Frida Kahlo: The Defining Force of Mexican Culture

“They thought I was a Surrealist, but I wasn’t. I never painted dreams. I painted my own reality.” – Frida Kahlo One of Mexico’s most beloved and influential figures, Frida Kahlo encapsulates and defines what it means to be a Mexican artist. With world-renowned works, a style that’s outlasted her own life, and an inspirational […]

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