Vintage Enrique Lesdesma Taxco, Mexico Eagle Mark 3 Sterling Silver Modernist Overlay Design Cuff Links, Unisex Design. Great pair of vintage cuff links with a mid century modern look. The Applied overlay symbol on the top has an Atomic look. Perfect for a man or woman with a nice unisex design.
The cufflinks are both marked .925, Taxco, Mexico, Lesdesma, Eagle mark 3 to indicate they were made in the 1950's to 70's. The links measure 7/8" x 5/8" wide across top area. The links are in very good vintage condition. Sterling tops have a nice patina. Swivel backs are in good working order. Nice early Taxco pair.
Enrique Lesdesma was a second generation silversmith. He worked with his father in Mexico City as a child. After he got an education in art he relocated to Taxco and worked for Wm. Spratling, Hecter Aguilar and Los Costillo. He opened his own workshop in 1950. His jewelry is well regarded for design quality and the seamless blending of stone to silver. He passed away in 1979.