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Antique Heliotrope Cufflinks

Antique heliotrope and gold cufflinks. (CL9605)

Bloodstone and Gold


Heliotrope, more commonly known as "bloodstone," is a beautiful variety of quartz with smouldering red spots embedded in dark green jasper.  Fine examples,  like the heliotropes set in these cufflinks, have the appearance of fiery embers glowing in a dark bed of ashes.  These elegant cufflinks were created in 14kt gold around 1910.

Antique bloodstone and gold cufflinks. (CL9605)

The cufflinks are well crafted with sturdy gold frames supporting and protecting the heliotropes.  Although these cufflinks are not signed, the design of the cross bars and brackets suggests that Carter, Gough & Co. may have been the maker.  Carter, Gough created fine cufflinks and other jewels during the Victorian era into the early decades of the 20th century.  The firm was based in Newark, New Jersey.

Antique heliotrope and gold cufflinks - close-up of precious metal mark. (CL9605)

One side of the cross bars is stamped with "14K" for the purity of the gold.

Name:  Bloodstone and Gold

Cost:  $885

Measurements:  These 14kt gold cufflinks are 5/8"in diameter.  They weigh a total of 10.0 grams.

Antique heliotrope and gold cufflinks. (CL9605)


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