Meet the vendor!

Meet the vendor!

Cecibel Martinez sells (mostly silver) antiques, but she comes from a long line of silver craftsmen. The proud inheritor of a great family tradition, Cecibel has this 1972 photograph showing her mother and grandparents selling silver on the sidewalk of La Paz taped to the wall of her store. She herself has been in the silver business for over 30 years.

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One of a Kind!

Destination: La Paz, Bolivia

We named these excessively cool spurs, purchased from the lovely Cecibel Martinez, after Roberto Daza, a La Paz native and three-time Grand Prix Champion of Bolivia. See the spiky things? Those are called rowels, and back in the days of the conquistadors they were kind of like the equivalent of modern-day rims: the bigger, the better.


Spurs, which apparently have been used in one form or another since the 5th century BC, were promoted to the status of art objects around the 15th century, with intricate engravings, long shanks, and giant rowels. ... Read More

Details and Dimensions

Iron (pair, each sold separately): 10" L
Brass: 9" L

$80.00 - $95.00
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