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Carrington Moonstone Dress Set


Carrington moonstone dress set. (J9512)

Carrington Moonstone


The shimmering glow of moonstones and cool brilliance of platinum.  This elegant dress set (comprising cufflinks, shirt studs and vest buttons) is the perfect marriage of Art Deco sophistication and moonlit romance.  Created by Carrington & Company in 14kt gold and platinum, circa 1925.

Carrington moonstone dress set. (J9512)

Complementing the cufflinks are three shirt studs and four vest buttons set with round cabochon moonstones in platinum bezels.  The complete dress set (9 pieces) is in a fitted Tiffany & Co. case (photo below).

Carrington moonstone dress set. (J9512)

The backs of the cufflinks, shirt studs and vest buttons are finely crafted in 14kt gold and stamped with the maker's mark and precious metal marks of Carrington & Company.  Carrington was one of the foremost makers of elegant cufflinks and dress sets during the early 20th century.  The firm was renowned for its elegant designs, impeccable craftsmanship and fine materials.

Carrington & Company maker's mark.

The Carrington & Company maker's mark is a squared "C" enclosing "14". "GOLD&PLAT" for the precious metal is stamped at the opposite end
of the cufflink. The shirt studs are similarly marked "C14".

Name:  Carrington Moonstone Dress Set

Cost:  $2,850

Measurements:  The oval tops of the cufflinks are 3/4" by 3/8".  The cufflinks weigh a total of  11.7 grams.  The vest buttons are just over 1/2" in diameter and the shirt studs are 5/16" in diameter.

Carrington moonstone dress set in Tiffany case. (J9512)

The dress set comes in an original Tiffany & Co. case from the early 20th century.  The case is covered in maroon leather and lined with white silk.  The inside of the lid is signed "Tiffany & Co./New York/Paris London" and the underside of the case is blind stamped "Tiffany&Co." beneath the clasp.

Carrington & Company was one of the preeminent makers of fine dress sets and cufflinks during the first half of the 20th century.  The firm was renowned for its elegant designs,  exquisite materials and impeccable craftsmanship.  Carrington's gold and platinum jewels and accessories were retailed by Tiffany & Co. and other carriage trade jewelers of the day.


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