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7 Floral Silver Jewelry Pieces to Wear in the Spring

It’s officially springtime and flowers are blooming all around us near our home in Mexico. I hope they’re blooming in your neighborhood too. Spring is the season for embracing new life. It’s a beautiful time of year to wear floral jewelry! In Mexican jewelry, floral designs are all about delicate, elegant shapes. Flowers and other […]

The History of Traditional Mexico Silver in Taxco

It’s hard to think of a place in the world more famous for its beautiful silver jewelry than Taxco, Mexico. That’s no coincidence. Silver has a long and rich history in the city whose history extends back to well before Spanish colonization. Get ready to travel back in time and learn about the tradition of […]

Artisan Spotlight: Melesio Rodriguez (and Margot de Taxco)

 Have you ever taken a life-changing vacation? Margot van Voorhies did. In 1937, she took a trip that altered the course of her whole life. While on vacation in Taxco, she met and fell in love with the silversmith Antonio Castillo. She moved there permanently, and the couple married. Seeing her artistic talent, Castillo encouraged […]