Research

Welcome to the Vintage Cufflinks & More research pages, our comprehensive list of makers and makes of vintage cufflinks, tie clasps, collar bars, and more.

  • Makers & Markings – a huge list of different makers or their jewellery lines. Basically if you find a name stamped on your jewellery, look it up here and see what more there is to know. Each is a link to an individual page for that maker.
  • Metal Markings & Stamps – the different types of gold, silver, etc, explained.
  • Eras & Types of Jewellery – this page has miscellaneous items, like periods/eras, finding out how old your jewellery might be, a bit about cufflinks, shoe clips, sweater guards, and some history on Mexican Silver and Japanese Damascene.

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This comprehensive guide includes:
* The 3 most important rules to ensure you don’t waste money
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* “Inside Secrets” about tie clasps, cufflinks and collar bars
* Search tips to find what you’re looking for
* How to be the successful buyer