9ct Gold Birmingham 1906 Antique Button mother of pearl Enamelled Cufflinks
Fabulous button mother of pearl gold cufflinks
Beautifully designed and hand crafted in 9ct gold with the mother of pearl bordered by a dark green/black enamel swirling boarder
These fabulous, button design, mother of pearl and enamel cufflinks are so typical of Edwardian jewellery.
Fully hallmarked 9ct gold for Birmingham 1906
The double sided cufflinks are connected by a rose gold chain link.
- The cuff links are 1.5 cm ( 5/8″) across
- They are fully hallmarked 9 carat gold Birmingham 1906
- Also with the makers initials S.B & S (Solomon Blanckensee & Son)
- Total weight 7 grams
- They come in the presentation box illustrated
- They are in excellent condition.
- our ref: 2325
Mother-of-pearl the iridescent shell of the mollusc, which was cut and shaped into backing plates for seed pearl clusters and Victorian lockets and portrait brooches.From 1900 to the 1930s mother-of-pearl was very popular in gentlemen’s accessories especially cufflinks.
Carat can refer to the quality or purity of gold – pure gold ie a metal that is 100% gold and nothing else but gold, is known as pure gold or 24-carat gold
So for example with a ring which is 18 carat ie 18/24s gold or put another way, 18 divided by 24 is 0.750 or 3/4