Vintage Peruvian 950 fine silver midcentury modernist earrings, pelican bird earring, Graziella Laffi style, Frida jewelry, ethnic earrings

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Here we have a pair of vintage Peruvian earrings in fine silver--950, which is more pure than the more usual 925 sterling silver-- and featuring the pelican, in a distinctly midcentury modern or modernist style reminiscent of Graziella Laffi, the so-called William Spratling of Peru. The piece carries only the 950 stamp on the back and no artist hallmark, but Laffi was prolific and greatly copied over the years, and so we are fairly certain that this pair hails from that same timeframe. What I love about the earrings, besides their gorgeous patina and hand formed hook, is that the pelican--a revered symbol of nature for the indigenous Moche of Peru--is interlocked with a fish.

Each earring measures just about 1-1/4" across at the widest point and about 1" long including the eye hook and about 1-7/8" long earring hook included. In great vintage condition.

Modernist, simple, natural.

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