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Carrington Diamond Tuxedo Set

Carrington diamond and mother-of-pearl dress set. (J9240)

Carrington Diamonds

Sparkling diamonds in platinum settings surrounded by mother-of-pearl engraved with radiating zigzags.  A further touch of exuberant elegance is added by platinum borders with jazzy geometric motifs.  This finely crafted tuxedo set was created by Carrington & Company in platinum and 14kt gold,  circa 1925.

Carrington diamond and mother-of-pearl dress set. (J9240)

Complementing the cufflinks are three shirt studs.  The shirt studs also feature engraved mother-of-pearl centers set with small diamonds and surrounded by jazzy platinum borders.

Carrington diamond and mother-of-pearl dress set. (J9240)

The backs of the cufflinks and shirt studs are crafted in 14kt yellow gold.  Carrington's renowned attention to small details can be seen in the sturdy cross bars and brackets that secure these cufflinks on the cuff, as well as smooth, polished finish the gold.  Carrington & Co. was known for elegant designs, impeccable craftsmanship and the use of fine materials.  (Please excuse the shadowy reflections in the photograph from the camera.)

Close-up of Carrington maker's mark. (J9240)

The Carrington maker's mark (a squared "C" enclosing "14") is stamped on the reverse of the cufflinks along with "GOLD & PLAT" for the precious metals.  Carrington & Co. was founded in 1900 and created some of the finest tuxedo and dress sets of the first half of the 20th century.

Carrington diamond and mother-of-pearl dress set. (J9240)

Name:  Carrington Diamonds

Cost:  $1,475

Measurements:  These 14kt gold and platinum cufflinks are just over  9/16" in diameter and weigh a total of  8.5 grams.  The shirt studs are 5/16" in diameter and just under 1 1/4" in length.

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