- The Ballesteros had been silversmiths for generations in Guerreo.
- Jalil Majul Ballesteros was trained by his Grandfather and godfather in Iguala.
- Jalil started a small family operation.
- Produced filigree in the Iguala style.
- Switched to the style of the other Taxco silversmiths and stopped making filigree.
- Began a commercial expansion selling to tourists in their own shops in Mexico City, Acapulco, Puebla and Cuernavaca.
- Work was farmed out ot small family workshops in Taxco. Tools, model and silver were provided and items were signed Talleres de los Ballesteros.
- Tourist Shops Throughout Mexico.