Platinum and Emerald Cufflinks
Carrington Emeralds and Diamonds
| Elegant Jazz Age cufflinks with one side set
with a bright, verdant emerald and the other side with a
sparkling diamond. The platinum tops a beautifully
engraved with a jagged pinwheel design surrounded by an
undulating zigzag border. These elegant cufflinks were
created by Carrington & Company in 14kt gold and platinum,
The backs of the cufflinks are finely crafted in 14kt gold. Carrington & Company's attention to small details can be seen in the sturdy cross bars and raised brackets that secure the cufflinks on the cuff while protecting the backs of the gemstones. The tops of the cross bars are stamped with "GOLD & PLAT." for the precious metals.
Carrington & Co. was founded in the late 19th century and created some of the finest cufflinks and dress sets of the first half of the 20th century. The firm was especially known for the sophisticated, understated elegance of its cufflinks and the fine craftsmanship with which they were created.
Name: Carrington Emeralds and Diamonds
Carrington & Co. Attribution
Although these cufflinks are not signed with Carrington & Co's traditional maker's mark (a boxy "C" enclosing "14"), they are attributed to the Carrington workshop based on several design elements including the design of raised brackets and cross bars, the use of the "GOLD & PLAT." precious metal mark, and the fineness of the engine-turned (engraved) pattern on the platinum fronts. Often Carrington pieces were left unsigned when they were specially commissioned by a favored retailer or, possibly, created for a private client.
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