Mounted in a round, beaded silver gilt setting, the amber cabochons in these cuff links exhibit with a vivid honey color and some cloudiness. The cuff links bear the Soviet marks for .875 silver, as well as the town mark for Riga and an unidentified maker’s mark accompanied by the mark for 1957. They are securely hinged at one end of the bridge bar. The button portions measure 5/8 inch in diameter.
This fine 3-piece set consists of cuff links and a tie bar. They are sterling silver. Each abacus has beads that actually move - are mechanical. They are 3 dimensional. The cuff links measure, 3/4” x 1/2” x 1/8”. The tie bar is just under 2” long. Each piece is marked SILVER STERLING MADE IN HONG KONG. The set is circa 1970 and in mint condition. What a great gift! FREE US STANDARD S/H
A nice pair of vintage 14K yellow gold rectangular cufflinks, each face engraved in a starburst pattern emanating from a bezel-set round diamond. The diamonds are I/J color, VS2 clarity. The backs are marked 14K.
Origin: America, ca. 1950. Condition: excellent. Size: 11/16” x 1/2”. Weight: 7.9 grams. Approximate Total Diamond Weight: .06 ct.
Interesting set of antique metal blazer buttons, featuring quail heads, on original card. Marked “JW Bishop” on reverse. Three large buttons measure 7/8”; four sleeve buttons measure 5/8”. Wear overall.
Here is a pair of sterling silver cuff links with a clean, modernist design. They are set with oval cabochon citrines that are mounted to exhibit the flat side of the stone. The citrines are well matched, and look like Palmeira citrines, with a deep honey amber color, showing some inclusions. (Citrine is the birthstone for November.) The sides of the cuff links are attached by a secure chain. The smaller, rectangular sides each bear the mark 0.925 and the maker’s mark of a C over F...
This sterling silver money clip features an applied swordfish or marlin, and has a classic mid-century look. It is quite sturdy and secure, and has a nice heft. The back bears a maker’s mark of RRR, as well as a sterling mark. It measures 2 inches long by about ½ inch wide. Weight: 11.8 grams
Interesting vintage pair of 14K yellow gold cufflinks, the faces set with detailed medallions depicting a Native American above black onyx plaques. The edges are finished in a classic ropetwist motif. The backs are marked "14K."
Origin: America, ca. 1950. Condition: very good, sharp detail; the toggle mechanism on one link is slightly bent, but does not affect functionality and is not visible when being worn. Size: 15/16" diameter. Weight: 20.25 grams.
This pair of modernist sterling silver cuff links exhibits a whimsical organic design, typical of the maker, Borresen and Lassen, of Hellerup, Denmark (1954-1965). The tine-like extensions are a bit sharp, but don’t seem to protrude. The soldering at one bridge bar partly obscures the word ‘Denmark’; both bars area very secure. Each cuff link measures 1 1/8 inches long by 1 inch at the widest area. Weight: 15.7 grams total.
These Mexican cuff links are unmarked but their design featuring a Precolumbian-style figure indicates their origin. They are also marked 980 on the backs of one side, a silver content consistent with Mexican jewelry. They are likely from the 1930s to 1950. The larger button measures ¾ inch in diameter. Total weight: 12.1 grams
Edwardian 18K gold and platinum cufflinks set with diamonds. The front faces are fashioned as spheres, the top half worked in platinum and the lower half in gold. The top of sphere features a bezel-set old European cut diamond. The back faces are designed as a crossbar set with diamonds, the ends terminating in smaller spheres, each set with a diamond. The appearance is very attractive, with a little sparkle but an overall masculine appeal...
A classic pair of mid-century 14K yellow gold cufflinks, the faces comprising gold space-age swoops cradling oval cabochons of nephrite. The toggles are marked "14K" and have an unidentified maker's mark.
Origin: America, ca. 1960. Condition: excellent. Size: 3/4" x 9.16". Weight: 12.0 grams. Approximate Total Gemstone Weight: 6.38 cts.
A nice pair of vintage 14K yellow gold cufflinks, the faces designed as a pair of discs joined by a diamond-shaped reserve. Each of the discs is engraved in a starburst motif, while the reserves feature oval star sapphire cabochons. The sapphires have good translucency and even, grayish-blue coloring. The stars are very distinct, bright and well-centered. The backs are marked "14K".
Origin: America, ca. 1950. Condition: excellent. Size: 1-1/4" x 11/16". Weight: 15.1 grams...
A raised scene of windmills and a seaport decorate this ornate sterling silver money clip. The scene is framed by scrollwork, and the entire design is enhanced by sharp detail. The clip is secure, and the metal shows no signs of stress or serious wear. The back exhibits European silver marks, as yet unidentified, and is most likely from the 1950s-1960s. The clip measures about 2 ¼ inches by 1 1/8 inches. Weight: 18.4 grams
A fine, heavy pair of 18K yellow gold cufflinks, the faces set with round brilliant-cut rhodolite garnets. The gemstones have very good color with a strong purplish-red component that is accented nicely with the gold setting. The faces are connected with solid arched bridges to flat oval backs. The bridges are marked “18K” and one is signed “A Shoon” (?).
Origin: America, ca. 1990. Condition: excellent. Size: faces, 7/16” diameter. Weight: 15.1 grams.
This pair of nicely molded cuff links feature bold ray-like ridges on the oval sides and vertical ridges on the narrow sides, all enhanced with dark oxidation. They are European made, and marked for .835 silver; the country mark is hard to distinguish and the maker’s mark looks like a TK or KT. Hinges and joints are in very good condition; the main design has lots of movement and is very dramatic. Dating is probably the 1930s. The larger buttons measure ¾ inch by ½ inch...
A fine pair of Victorian bean-back cufflinks, each oval face set with a round color-change sapphire flanked by a pair of old European cut diamonds. The sapphires change from blue in sunlight to violet in incandescent light. One stone exhibits a more pronounced color change than the other. This is normal because of the difficulty in matching a pair of stones for size, clarity and color under varying lighting conditions. The diamonds are fine quality with bright color...
This pair of early 20th-century cuff links exhibits a nice arts and crafts look, with sharp, detailed molding of a Greek key pattern around the edges. Patina is warm and the surface shows hardly any signs of wear. The back bridge bars are very secure and marked sterling; there is no maker’s mark, but they are probably American. Each oval measures roughly ¾ inch long by ½ inch wide. Weight: 6.6 grams
Set in white metal panels with scroll edges, the abalone is carved or incised with modified starburst designs, and exhibits beveled edges. The backs have sturdy findings, with no stress or stretching to the metal. Each button measures about ½ inch square.