Vintage Taxco Puffer Fish Sterling Silver Blowfish Novelty Pendant
An adorable little puffer fish a.k.a. blowfish with red rhinestone eyes and sterling silver body makes up this vintage novelty pendant from Taxco, circa 1960s.
The whimsical little fish consists of sterling silver and has a round ‘puffed’ body with decorative cannetille rosettes all along the surface – and features a wide open mouth, faceted red rhinestone eyes, and tail fin stamped with “925” and the eagle assay mark with a number “1” at center.
It measures approximately 1&1/4 inches across, from mouth to fin, has a bale for hanging, and weighs 11.7 grams.