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Platinum Topped Mother of Pearl Cufflinks and Button Studs, by Larter

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130-3-10068

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ABOUT THIS JEWELRY

For the gentleman who prefers subtle flair, this hand-numbered Art Deco-era cufflink and shirt stud set by Larter & Son* is the perfect accouterment. Double-sided mother-of-pearl links are set in elegantly grooved frames and centered with a single lustrous seed pearl. Slightly larger pearls compose the complementary shirt studs. A stylish statement with each turn of the wrist. Platinum over 14K. Cufflinks measure 5/8 x 3/8, studs 3/16 x 3/16. Accompanied by original case. *Founded in 1865 in Newark, New Jersey, Larter & Sons helped make Newark the cufflink capital of the country.

Details

Materials:
Platinum over 14 Karat Gold
Length:
5/8 x 3/8 Inch, Cufflink
Width:
3/16 x 3/16 Inch Studs
Gram Weight:
8.7 Grams
Period:
Art Deco
Gemstone Details Gemstone Details

7 Seed Pearls

Shape:
Round In Cufflinks, Button Is Studs
Measurements:
2.20-4.20 mm
Color:
White To Cream

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