Richardson Cruciform Cufflinks
| A maze-like center of nested circles
surrounded by engraved borders of flowing scrolls and mille
grain edges. The design brings to mind a maze at the
center of a walled garden, while the cruciform shape (a square
with incurved corners) gives the cufflinks a nice Medieval
feel. Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1925.
As with all fine jewels, it is always worthwhile to examine the backs of fine cufflinks. These cufflinks are beautifully crafted with sturdy cross bars and brackets to secure them on the cuff. The backs are polished to a mirror-like finish.
The cross bars are stamped with the maker's mark ("R14K") of the Richardson Manufacturing Company. Founded by Enos Richardson in 1840, the firm was one of the earliest makers of fine jewelry in the United States. The "14K" indicates the purity of the gold.
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