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What are Gold Filled Cufflinks and Why Does it Matter?

Krementz Gold Filled Mother of Pearl with Tuxedo Stud Set and Double Sided Cufflinks and Vest Studs in Original Box. C1930's

You’ve probably noticed the variations in cufflinks metals, sterling silver, gold, gold filled, rose gold, etc. When shopping for the perfect tuxedo set or vintage wear for your formal occasion or suit, the more you know about quality the better. When it comes to gold you’ll notice many subcategories including the karat and whether it’s […]

Sterling Silver, an Illustrious Versatility

John Hardy Sterling Silver Horsehead Cufflinks comes with box.. Circa 2000's

Sterling Silver, used frequently in utensils, decorative art, cufflinks, and jewelry, is an alloy so valuable and versatile that it was once traded as currency. The British Pound derives its name from the weight of sterling silver that was once used to form the coin. This lustrous metal is so versatile that it has been […]

Georg Jensen Cufflinks: An Immortal Tradition

Georg Jensen by Oscar Gundelach Pedersen Denmark Sterling Silver Cufflinks

Georg Jensen is a legendary name in silversmithing and cufflinks, and a master designer dedicated to exceptional craftsmanship. He is not only remembered for his contributions to Art Nouveau and flatware, but for giving opportunities to many other talented designers within his company, even giving them full credit by displaying their names on the handmade […]

Cufflinks Can Be as Personal as Your Style

Vintage 14K White b& Yellow Gold Cigar Cufflinks with Box. Circa 1960's

We can all be mesmerized by the glitz, glam, and shiny diamonds, or pearls of cufflinks. They’re often encrusted with dazzling gems or built out of exquisite materials, ensnaring our eyes like a Muse from the heavens. While style itself carries with it elements of prestige or status symbols, you shouldn’t limit your personal style […]

Reverse Carved : Intaglio is Backwards

14K Reverse carved intaglio hand painted boxer cufflinks

Cufflinks provide a unique way to demonstrate sculpture and painting and not by covering metal or gems with oily dye. You wouldn’t think something like Reverse Carved jewelry could be an intricate or sensitive process, but with vintage items, it is quite the treasure to wear. Also known as Intaglio Jewelry, these “backward” carvings provide […]

Costume Jewelry Isn’t Just Dress Up

Rare One of a Kind Signed Lawrence VRBA aurora borealis Cufflinks

The fine things in life aren’t all high-priced jewels and precious metals, for over 300 years jewelers have been creating intricate pieces and wearable art from materials that fall into the class of Costume Jewelry. Don’t let the name mislead you, the items that fall into this category aren’t components of dress up for the […]

Lawrence VRBA, King of Costume Jewelry

We are fortunate to be alive at the same time as great artists and interact with fresh designs still delivered by those such as Lawrence Vrba. Lawrence is an eclectic designer whose appreciation for costume jewelry, vintage styles, and understanding of color that is apparent in what he produces. Vrba is even more impressive because […]

Wedgwood: Modern Innovation with Ancient Art

14K Gold Wedgwood Cufflinks

Wedgwood is a legendary brand. The name carries a 250-year history that travels the centuries. Founded by an innovator who helped instigate the Industrial Revolution, a company that reintroduced ancient styles in modern aesthetics and fashion. Wedgwood is opulence for any century and in any style. From being art on end tables to art on […]

Abalone, Keeper of Iridescence

14K Platinum with Abalone and Pearl Centers Complete Tuxedo Stud Set1

The essence and reflection of the oceans are housed in the modest elegance of abalone. This gem of the ocean can contain the colorful swirls of Caribean waters or the murky depths of mysterious still sea. Abalone is also known as Ear Shells, Sea Ears, or Ormer and although it’s a common name for marine […]

Mother of Pearl, an Ancient Gem

14K Gold Platinum Diamond and Onyx Cufflinks with Shirt Studs2

There are elements or materials you find often in jewelry such as enamel, gold, silver, and platinum. One material has been popular for thousands of years and it can be found on many beautiful adornments, Mother of Pearl. This organic-inorganic material is also known as Nacre, a composite material created by some mollusks as their […]