Emilia Castillo: Dragonfly Vase


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Dragonfly Vase

Dragonfly Vase made by Emilia Castillo. This stunning piece is made from hand hammered copper and dipped in silver. The dragonfly wings have stones that have been cut and set in the silver. What a fabulous centerpiece. The vase measures 14″ inches tall by 12″ wide. The opening of the vase measures 5″ inches around.

Symbolisms of the Dragonfly

The dragonfly, in almost every part of the world symbolizes change and change in the perspective of self realization; and the kind of change that has its source in mental and emotional maturity and the understanding of the deeper meaning of life. The dragonfly’s agile flight and its ability to move in all six directions exude a sense of power and poise – something that comes only with age and maturity.

Mexico Artist: Emilia Castillo

emiliacastilloDaughter of the famous Mexican silversmith, Antonio Castillo, home décor and jewelry designer Emilia Castillo has a following and reputation that spans the globe.

As a child growing up in Taxco, Mexico, master silversmiths in her family’s legendary workshop surrounded Emilia. She has since developed a patented technique of fusing pure silver to porcelain, a beautiful and unique result that is a signature of her pieces.

All of Emilia’s pieces are made of natural materials such as lapis lazuli, jasper, turquoise, malachite, onyx, porcelain and silver. Her designs are hand-crafted in the workshop at her ranch in Taxco.