Rare Alvarado Hotel Silver made into a New Mexico Ear Cuff

Rare Alvarado Hotel Silver made into a New Mexico Ear Cuff

SKU: Alvarado EC893

This ear cuff has great details of The Alvarado Hotel, one of the most famous landmarks of Albuquerque, New Mexico.  This ear cuff was made from the sterling silver bowl of a rare,  demi-tasse, souvenir spoon, circa 1900s.  

Each ear cuff is handcrafted using silver-smithing techniques . 

Stamped .925


More About this Ear Cuff:
Size 1.75 cm long and 1 cm diameter, perfect 3 mm opening
Size 3/4" long and 3/8" diameter, perfect 1/8" opening
Details show up more vividly because of the close up photography.

This is a One Only ear cuff and can be worn on the left or right ear.

No piercing is necessary.


Heirloom Collection

Jewellery made from vintage silverware.  Reuse, Recycle, Reduce.


Alvarado Hotel History

The Alvarado Hotel was a historic railroad hotel which was one of the most famous landmarks of Albuquerque, New Mexico. It was built in 1901–02 by the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway and was operated by the Fred Harvey Company until 1970. With 120 guest rooms, it was the largest of all the Harvey hotels.


How to Put in an Ear Cuff:

From the top of your ear, slide it down and twist slightly until it sits on the cartilage of your ear. Now it sits perfectly on the ear.


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