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Classic Button Tuxedo Set

Carrington Buttons

An elegant tuxedo set with mother-of-pearl centers designed as traditional buttons surrounded by classic reed-and-tie borders.  The shimmer of the mother-of-pearl plays beautifully against the icy brilliance of the white gold borders.  Created by Carrington & Company in 14kt gold, circa 1935.

Carrington button tuxedo set. (J9471)

Complementing the cufflinks are three matching shirt studs (one shown).  The shirt studs, like the cufflinks,  feature mother-of-pearl centers designed as buttons surrounded by classic reed-and-tie borders.

Carrington button tuxedo set. (J9471)

The backs of the cufflinks are beautifully crafted in 14kt yellow gold.  Carrington & Company's attention to fine details is seen in the polished, mirror-like finish of the gold and the gently rounded edges.  Note the sturdy cross bars and the strong brackets that secure these cufflinks on the cuff.

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

The maker's mark of Carrington & Company (a squared "C" enclosing "14") is stamped on the reverse of the cufflinks.  Carrington was one of the preeminent makers of fine tuxedo sets and cufflinks during the first half of the 20th century.  The firm's cuff jewels were retailed by Tiffany & Co. and other carriage-trade jewelers of the day.

Carrington button tuxedo set. (J9471)

Name:  Carrington Buttons

Cost:  $1,385

Measurements:  The 14kt gold cufflinks are just under 5/8" in diameter and weigh a total of 11.4 grams.  The shirt studs are 3/8" in diameter and just under 1" long.

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