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Carrington barleycorn gold and platinum cufflinks. (CL9563)

Carrington Barleycorn


Elegant platinum borders frame gold centers with an intricate barleycorn design.  The barleycorn design is a traditional engraving pattern often used to decorate the dials and backs of fine pocket and wrist watches.  Created by Carrington & Company in 14kt gold and platinum circa 1920.

Carrington barleycorn gold and platinum cufflinks. (CL9563)

The backs of these cufflinks are as finely crafted as the fronts. Note Carrington & Company's attention to small details in the evenness of the surfaces and edges and the sturdy cross bars and beveled brackets which secure the links on the cuff.

Close-up of Carrington maker's mark. (CL9563)

The backs are stamped with the Carrington maker's mark (an angular "C" enclosing "14") and the firm's precious metal mark "GOLD&PLAT.".  In the late 1890s Charles Lewis Carrington founded the firm which created some of the finest cufflinks and tuxedo sets of the early 20th century.  The firm's gold and platinum accessories were offered at Tiffany & Co. and other fine jewelers of the day.

Carrington barleycorn gold and platinum cufflinks. (CL9563)

Name:  Carrington Barleycorn

Cost:  Although these elegant cufflinks have sold,  you will find many more fine cufflinks in the Antique Cufflink Gallery.

Measurements:  These 14kt gold and platinum cufflinks measure  11/16" by 7/16" and weigh a total of 10.4 grams.


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