An original pair of Art Deco Cufflinks. A depiction of a horse and rider has been carved into the back of rock crystal and then painted. This technique is called reverse intaglio or Essex crystal as it is also known. The technique was first developed in the mid-1800s and remained popular right up to the 1930`s. These cufflinks have been mounted in a gold tone setting, with small chains connecting them to torpedo toggles. A well made and stylish pair of vintage cufflinks.
Size: 13mm x 16mm, weight: 3.3g each.
Period: Art Deco Jewellery ( 1920 – 1935 ).