One can collect jewelry. However, wearing something like vintage cufflinks is more satisfying. Considered both as men's jewelry and accessories, cuff links appeared during the 17th century, but are not really widespread until the 19th. Because their history is intimately linked to the shirt, they became rarer in the 1970s. The choice of vintage cufflinks dating from this period is nevertheless important, since the major jewelry or haute-couture houses such as Hermès, Dior or Cartier frequently include them in their collections.
Vintage cufflinks in 14k gold, silver, fine or precious stones are experiencing a resurgence in popularity today. They are worn by men of different generations. If they are especially acclaimed for formal occasions or events such as weddings, city dwellers who appreciate elegance wear them on a daily basis. The biggest jewelry houses continue to create these small, typically masculine accessories and certain antique cufflinks are highly sought after. An advantage of vintage cufflinks is their price, but it is also an opportunity to find great pieces and original styles from prestigious and creative brands.
Like many jewels, cufflinks exist in an incredible diversity. They also have different types of clasps. You can find vintage cufflinks of great elegance, in gold and diamonds, color thanks to stones and bold styles. Vintage cufflinks, very traditional in their design and materials, are easily worn today, because the old has never been so trendy. Art deco vintage cufflinks, for an amazing living testimony of that period.
Second hand cufflinks are perfect for adding distinction to an outfit, with or without other jewelry, and also make wonderful gifts. Among the most famous brands:
Vintage men’s cufflinks aren't just for collectors, as men can be seen wearing them in different circumstances. If a shirt is required, the full suit is not essential. But of course, these accessories are particularly chic with a suit and tie or a three-piece suit. Ideal for important meetings or special occasions, they can be matched with a tie or a bow tie, but also with a watch. Vintage gold cufflinks are suitable for a large number of looks and situations. Without being casual, silver cufflinks can suit informal events, as well as less conventional designs.
Our daily job is identifying vintage cufflinks, appraise each piece, make the difference between real diamonds and rhinestone. It requires an expert eye, so entrust real specialists when buying pre-owned luxury jewelry. For your next antique cufflinks purchase, there is one address in Paris: Miller! And if you wonder where to sell vintage cufflinks, we purchase any valuable jewelry.