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Being an artist, I first became interested in writing instruments and then to a variety of smalls such as bakelite, copper and sterling. I still occasionally re-carve and re-purpose bakelite so it can once again be enjoined.

Lately, I have been making cuff links and have the widest selection of city transit token and coin cuff links anywhere. If you need a larger quantity of any cuff links, tie tacks, or tie clips, just let me know as I can usually fill larger orders. I use a 2-part epoxy on my cuff links because it fills the cut-out areas on many of the token designs and I then buff it smooth which I believe looks better compared to soldering. I also try to match the cuff link backs to the coin color as I use silver, gold, antiqued gold, and antiqued copper cuff link backs for the best appearance.

I get most of my…

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  • Joined June 12, 2010

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lucra
Cuff Links & Vintage Jewelry for Ladies &...

About

Being an artist, I first became interested in writing instruments and then to a variety of smalls such as bakelite, copper and sterling. I still occasionally re-carve and re-purpose bakelite so it can once again be enjoined.

Lately, I have been making cuff links and have the widest selection of city transit token and coin cuff links anywhere. If you need a larger quantity of any cuff links, tie tacks, or tie clips, just let me know as I can usually fill larger orders. I use a 2-part epoxy on my cuff links because it fills the cut-out areas on many of the token designs and I then buff it smooth which I believe looks better compared to soldering. I also try to match the cuff link backs to the coin color as I use silver, gold, antiqued gold, and antiqued copper cuff link backs for the best appearance.

I get most of my items from estates and collections (along with my own hoarding over the years) so you never know what I'm going to find or pull out. I try to maintain a nice variety in my shop.

I do the best I can to take many detailed photos and describe everything as accurately as possible, but I'm certainly not an expert and I often price based upon what I pay for things -meaning there should always be a number of great deals in my shop. Thanks for looking.

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