This has not always been the case, but gentlemen now have less choice in the world of jewelry than ladies. In the past, necklaces, earrings, rings and signet rings, pins, watch chains, pocket watches, collar buttons and cufflinks, lapel clips and brooches, all these jewels made the happiness of princes and dandies at the opera. But today that is almost over and Mr. must turn to a beautiful watch, possibly a brooch or pin for special occasions, and cufflinks for their gifts. So let’s dedicate a category of their own to these cufflinks! Almost the last survivors of men’s chic, and yet what elegance when you vary your buttons according to the occasion.
Art Deco pearl cufflinks in silver (935). The cufflinks are circular in shape, centered with a pearl, surrounded by black enamel arranged on a mother-of-pearl disk. The edges of the cufflinks are decorated with regular black enameled lines. This pair of cufflinks dates back to the 1930s, during the Art Deco period.
« Charançon” hallmark, “935” mark, and an illegible maker’s mark.
Art Deco enameld cufflinks are made of 18 karat yellow gold and feature a circular design with black enamel concentric circles on a gold background, creating a target-like pattern. The edges of the gold circles are adorned with notched borders. These cufflinks date from the early 20th century.
Onyx Art Deco cufflinks in 18 karat gold (750) and platinum. Cufflinks of octagonal form centered of a plate of onyx of the same form, in a pearl setting and surrounded by 28 diamonds cut in pink. Cufflinks dating from the 1930s, Art Deco period, France.
Owl hallmark and dog head hallmark
Dimensions of one design: 14 x 14 mm
Dimensions of the onyx plaque: 10 x 10 mm
Vintage gold cufflinks in yellow and white gold 14 karats (585). Pair of two-tone cufflinks, a part forming a bar holds by a chain to an oblong shape with pointed ends. Cufflinks of the middle of the 20th century, Retro period.
Edwardian enamel dog cufflinks, pair of silver (800) cufflinks decorated with polychrome enamel hunting dogs. The dog depicted is probably a Pointer. Men’s jewelry from the Art Deco period (1920-1935).