A Link to the Past
From gaudy, provocative designs to exquisite examples set in gold and embedded with precious gemstones, cufflinks are a sharp way to add flair to classic formalwear.Discover More
A finely modelled pair of 75% pure gold (or 750 parts pure gold and 250 parts other metals) More gold cufflinks that were made in France circa 1890-1910. The winged griffins are each seen grasping a A precious, lustrous gemstone made of highly compressed carbon. Diamonds are one of the hardest materials known to mankind. Colours of diamonds range from colourless, yellow, orange and brown to almost black. Natural coloured (or ‘fancy’) diamonds can be extremely rare. The cut, colour, clarity and carat weight of a diamond are the criteria jewellers use... More in their mouth, which is their prey.
They were made in the A movement within the arts, particularly jewellery, evolving out of a response to mass production and the industrial revolution (1890-1915). Jewellery of this period was heavily influenced by nature and femininity, with its sweeping lines and organic motifs. More period. This was an artistic movement which peaked in popularity between 1890 and 1910 and influenced all fields of art, architecture and applied art. It is a French term meaning “new art” and is characterised by organic and plant motifs as well as other highly stylised forms. It was also heavily influenced by oriental art.
It was in 1854, Japan reluctantly signed the Japan-US Treaty of Peace and Amity, which ended the island chain’s seclusion that had been in place for more than 200 years. The Americans, Russians, and British governments were all eager to capitalise on the new resources available, but it was France, under the leadership of Napoleon III who built shipyards in Japan in exchange for the right to import Japanese goods. The introduction of both modern and From the Latin 'antiquus', meaning 'old and long in existence', it is generally used to refer to collectible artifacts of at least 100 years of age.
More Japanese artistic designs created a fascination with dragons, lotus flowers and other A natural stone is called such because it has not been subjected to any treatments. More themes that significantly influenced the motifs of the Art Nouveau period. These 18ct gold cufflinks epitomise the period. They are easy to put on as they have curved and hinged backs
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Buying antique jewellery is both ethical and eco-friendly as harmful and destructive mining processes are not needed to make an item yours. So give yourself a pat on the back!Find Out More
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