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Victorian Diamond Cufflinks

Elegant diamond and scroll cufflinks. (J9327)

Diamonds and Scrolls

Elegant, intertwining scrolls frame raised gold centers set with small diamonds. Finely crafted in the late Victorian tradition of sculptural goldwork, these cufflinks were designed to romantically shimmer in flickering candlelight.   Created by H.A. Kirby in 14kt gold, circa 1890.

Elegant diamond and scroll cufflinks. (J9327)

Late Victorian jewelry makers were masters at working with gold to create wonderfully detailed, eye-popping designs.  They were adept at exploiting the sculptural qualities of gold to create jewels that elegantly danced and sparkled while keeping a desirable sense of solidity and heft.  These cufflinks are a wonderful example.

Elegant diamond and scroll cufflinks. (J9327)

The cufflinks are beautifully constructed with sturdy curved bridges connecting the oval fronts to stationary "bean backs".  H.A. Kirby was a maker of fine cufflinks and other jewels who worked in Providence, Rhode Island from about 1885 to 1920.

H.A. Kirby maker's mark. (CL9327)

The firm's maker's mark (a small Maltese cross in a circular recess) is stamped on the inner surfaces of the bean backs along with "14K" for the purity of the gold.

Name:  Diamonds and Scrolls

Cost:  $865

Measurements:  These oval tops of these 14kt gold cufflinks measure  3/4" long by  just over 1/2" wide.  They weigh a total of 8.2 grams.

References:  To learn more about H.A. Kirby and the elegant cufflinks he created, please visit  H.A. Kirby and the Great Cufflink Caper.

Elegant diamond and scroll cufflinks. (J9327)

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