Carter Moss Agate Cufflinks
|Striking moss agates set in bright white gold
bezels. The moss agates swirl with a tangle of green
inclusions reminiscent of seaweed floating in filtered sunlight
beneath the surface of the sea. These elegant cufflinks
were created by Carter, Gough & Co. in 14kt white gold,
Moss agate is a fine-grained variety of quartz prized for its dramatic green inclusions. This alluring gemstone was a favorite among the makers of gentlemen's accessories during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
The white gold backs of these cufflinks are as finely crafted as the fronts. Note that the backs are closed to protect the moss agates. On the cuff sturdy cross bars and loop brackets help secure the cufflinks.
Carter, Gough was a maker of fine cufflinks, stickpins and other jewels during the early decades of the 20th century. The firm was known for its exquisite craftsmanship and the elegance of its designs. The Carter, Gough maker's mark (an arrowhead enclosing a small "C") and the gold purity mark ("14K") are stamped on the cross bars.
Name: Moss Agate
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