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Elegant Onyx and Pearl Dress Set

Antique onyx and pearl full dress set. (J8850)

Platinum and Pearl Dress Set!

An elegant black onyx dress set with small white pearls.  The interplay of black and white is accentuated by brilliant platinum borders that are engraved in the Art Deco manner with alternating sections of concentric curves and entwining scrolls.   Created in platinum and 14kt gold,  circa 1925.


Carter, Gough onyx and pearl full dress set. (J8850)

Complementing the cufflinks are three shirt studs and four vest buttons.  The shirt studs and vest buttons repeat the sophisticated design of the cufflinks.  The shirt studs (one pictured above) are 5/16" in diameter and 1" long.  The vest buttons (one shown below) are just over 1/2" in diameter, the same size as the cufflinks.


Antique onyx and pearl full dress set. (J8850)


This dress set was created by Carter, Gough & Company,  makers of fine gold and platinum jewelry during the early decades of the last century.  The maker's mark for Carter, Gough,  an arrowhead surrounding a small "C",  is visible just to the right of the precious metal mark "14K - PLAT".

Antique onyx and pearl full dress set. (J8850)

The backs of cufflinks should be just as well crafted as the fronts.  The reverse of these cufflinks, shirt studs and vest buttons are beautifully crafted in 14kt yellow gold and polished to a mirror-like finish.  Please excuse the dark reflections from my camera.  Carter, Gough created cufflinks with a sturdy linkage of strong cross bars and brackets to assure that the cufflinks would remain securely on the cuff.


Antique onyx and pearl full dress set. (J8850)

Name:  Platinum and Pearl!

Cost:  Although this dress set has sold,  you will find many more elegant dress sets and cufflinks in the Antique Cufflink Gallery.

Measurements:  The cufflinks weigh a total of  6.4 grams and measure  9/16" in diameter.  The measurements of the shirts studs and vest buttons are noted above.

Here are a few more elegant dress sets and cufflinks from the past ...

Larter onyx dress set. (J9149)Carter, Gough platinum and mother-of-pearl dress set. (J9203)Tiffany platinum and abalone dress set. (J9372)



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