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1950s Banded Agate Cufflinks & Dress Studs Suite

$1,400.00

1950s Banded Agate Cufflinks & Dress Studs Suite

$1,400.00


Description

DATE: Mid-Century, c.1955

A stylish banded agate cufflink and dress stud set dating from the 1950s. The box, more than anything else really, shed considerable light on its contents, since their simplistic minimal design - gold collet set banded agate cabochons - is virtually timeless; they could potentially date from anywhere between 1850 and the present day. Fashions change, style endures (I never got to the bottom of whom said that). It’s a gorgeous tooled leather presentation box, with the crest of Plante Silversmith and Jeweller by appointment to the Late King George VI. As I understand it, a royal warrant would extend five years past the death of the monarch, however the bearer would have to change the wording to “… the Late…”, and since George’s reign ended in 1952, we can accurately date the set to between 1952 and 1957. They’re beautifully made, and the colours - black agate with a fine white halo - make them ideal for wear with a tux. Crafted in 14k gold throughout.

STONES 

Banded Agate

MEASUREMENTS 

Cufflinks: 1.6 x 1.3cm

WEIGHT 

18.8g (set)

MARKS 

No marks present, tests as 14k gold

CONDITION 

Excellent

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