Thursday, August 15, 2013

Recent Additions

Recent additions to the Antique Cufflink Gallery include elegant Wordley, Allsopp & Bliss diamond-set cufflinks and Carrington cufflinks with flowing "B" monograms. Other additions include a regal lion stickpin with ruby eyes and a diamond, a stickpin with a fierce dragon guarding a bright sapphire and a wonderful Hans Brassler amethyst and pearl brooch.

Jazz Age diamond and garland cufflinks. (J9138)

Diamonds and Garlands  Jazz Age cufflinks sparkling with the celebratory, festive mood of the 1920s.  This elegant pair features sparkling diamonds, golden garlands and bright white gold Art Deco borders.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1925.

Carrington B monogram cufflinks. (J7513)

Carrington "B"  Elegant gold cufflinks with "B" monograms in flowing script.  During the decades around 1900 distinctive monograms were often engraved to personalize cufflinks.  Created by Carrington & Co. in 14kt gold,  circa 1920.

A fierce lion with diamond stickpin. (J9131)

Regal Lion  A regal lion grasps a shimmering diamond in his mouth and stares menacingly with fiery, dark red eyes (likely garnets or rubies).  The lion is beautifully sculpted with finely detailed whiskers and a flowing mane.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1900.

A regal griffin and sapphire stickpin. (J9135)

Griffin and Sapphire  A beautifully sculpted winged lion-serpent fiercely guards a bright blue sapphire.  The tail of the fantastic creature flows beneath the sapphire with elegant scrolls and acanthus leaves.  Beautifully crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1900.

Hans Brassler brooch set with amethyst and pearls. (J9140)

Brassler Amethyst and Pearls  A beautiful brooch with a rich purple amethyst and pearls.  A wonderful example of Hans Brassler's imaginative, unique work.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1910.

The above fine cufflinks, stickpins and brooch, can be found in
the Antique and Estate Jewelry Galleries