Estate Intaglio cuff links 18K solid gold and chrysoprase Fine gold jewelry Confirmed French provenance Paris fine jewellery

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Item details

Vintage from the 1940s

Materials

18K solid gold, natural green gemstone, chrysophase gold jewelry, variety of chacedony, hallmarked mens cufflinks

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Material: 18K solid gold, chrysoprase intaglio (natural apple-green gemstone consisting of a variety of chalcedony)
Size: approximately one inch when opened
face of the cuff links: 19mmx14mm
Weight: 7.7g the pair
Period: Mid-Century
Origin: France
Provenance: M. R. Gillet, Paris, France
condition: excellent estate
Additional remarks: stamped with the French eagle head assay mark. Also features a maker's stamp

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DESCRIPTION:
These exceptional cuff links are outstanding. Crafted in 18K solid bright gold, they feature a beautiful chrysoprase intaglio depicting a Roman soldier in profile. The engraving are hand carved and boast many fine details and finishes. They are 19mm x 14mm on the face and weigh 7.7 grams the pair. They were purchased from a fine jewelry shop in Paris during the 1960s period and sold at an estate where they were acquired for our shop. The jewelry shop was owned by Monsieur Raymond Gillet and was in operation during 1955 to 2005, a member of many professional organizations. The cuff links will be shipped in their original box.

Judging from the condition of the jewelry box, where they well kept, they probably did not leave it very often as they are in an exceptional estate condition. They show no scratches, nor nicks. The lovely green chrysoprase shows no flaws and is well saturated. These are classy men's cuffs whose size is perfect for French cuff. Their understated elegance would make a wonderful accessory for a wedding, as groom or best man. As a sophisticated accessory, they would also contribute to your looking you best to wear to work or to a black tie event.

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*Information on gold jewelry:

- 24K gold is pure gold. (it is not really used in jewellery because it is too soft and not practical for daily wear.)
-18K gold contains 18 parts gold and 6 parts of one or more additional metals, making it 75% gold. This level of fineness is used extensively in French and Italian jewelry and in most quality pieces)
-14K gold contains 14 parts gold and 10 parts of one or more additional metals, making it 58.3% gold. (It is used extensively in the US)
-12K gold contains 12 parts gold and 12 parts of one or more additional metals, making it 50% gold.
-10K gold contains 10 parts gold and 14 parts of one or more additional metals, making it 41.7% gold. 10K gold is the minimum standard that can be called "gold" in the United States.
Antique jewelry and rare items often contain the lower level of fineness, but their value is based on a myriad of other factors.

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