Glorious Antique Jewelry
Fidelity is symbolized by the sprays of rosemary carved into this pair of Victorian banded agate double cufflinks. Oval golden frames hold miniature detailed carvings from the white bands of a black and white agate hard stone. Delicate work by experienced hands create miniature work such as this. Central, in the highest layer of white, is a crest or shield that contains a diamond. The rosemary leaf sprays are engraved one layer below. The black surround is the natural black layer of the agate. Men and women will love and appreciate this treasure. The condition is perfect. Each is 3/4 in. long and 5/8 in wideThese will be a pleasure for men or women.
Glorious Antique Jewelry
No matter how you look at them, these double sided cufflinks will show off their full cut diamond elegance. Each diamond is set in a small square that stands on point. This detail adds art to the clean cut geometry . Gold is the backing behind the mother of pearl discs thereby giving them volume, as well as it is the links that join both halves. This pair of cufflinks will always have style and grace. English 1890 to 1910, Measurement just under 1/2 inch. Condition perfect. Sparkle plenty
Sterling Silver Cufflinks are beautifully enameled with a St. Bernard and a hound. The links are double, with one elongated oval side and one rounded oval side. The canine portraits are finely drawn, detailed and whimsical. Connecting the two ovals is a ring and bar. The elongated oval side makes them easy to insert in to a button hole. Unsigned and unmarked as to nation of manufacture. The silver tests as sterling. The reverse of the links appears to be hand wrought or sand cast A spot where silver has been tested for sterling content is visible. No loss of enamel. Good condition Measurements Width long oval: 1 in. rounded oval 14/16 in. Height 1/2 in.
The sporting life was well represented in men's gold and silver cufflinks at the turn of the 20th century in both England and America. Here we offer, sterling silver riding cap and crop cufflinks from that period. The cufflinks are a conversation piece for the sport of today or the sporting want to be. They are a whimsical expression that bring a smile currently and will for hundreds of years forward. The cap section of the cufflink iis attached to the crop with silver chain as was typical of the period. The links fit all french cuffs and are easily inserted into the shirt with the lead of the crop. So talley ho, show your sense of fashion and humor and dress like the Duke of Windsor. We do not prohibit women from wearing these cufflinks. They would be terrific as part of a riding habit. English in origin. Grand condition
For the sport in you, we have purchased a pair of Sterling Silver Cufflinks enameled in miniature with a St. Bernard and a hound and a retriever. The links are double, with one elongated oval side and one rounded oval side. The canine portraits are expertly drawn, detailed and whimsical. Take notice of the tongues as the dogs pant after their run. Connecting the two ovals of the links is a ring and bar. The elongated oval side makes them easy to insert in to a button hole. Unsigned and unmarked as to nation of manufacture. The silver tests as sterling. The reverse of the links shows tarnish but is now clean and bright. The cufflinks appear to be hand wrought or sand cast. No loss of enamel. Fine condition Measurements Width long oval: 1 in. rounded oval 14/16 in. Height 1/2 in.
Dating from 1870 -1880 , these double sided victorian agate cufflinks are well matched with an attractive contrast of white and black bands on the four agates. They are handsome, antique, neat and stylish. The links are easy to insert into your shirt and once worn have the look of unusual jewelry. They are different from the norm of today, dapper and more interesting. The clean lines work well modern dress styles. They would be a happy addition to the wardrobe of any man or woman who likes dressing with cufflinks as an accessory. Probably English. Perfect condition. Measurements almosr one half inch wide by 5/8 inch high.
Like gold coins but floridly engraved and diamond set, these cufflinks carry a powerful message that goes far back to ancient Greek and Roman history. Engraved in the round are Acanthus leaves. Lush and scrolling, the Acanthus has carried with it the symbol of endurance and long life. They were frequently used by artists and architects in classical columns and friezes and later, in 19th century furniture. Now to be worn with pride by men or women, the cufflinks are strongly engraved in 14kt gold. They are a lovely example of the evolution of art and history.