When you need to look your very best, what kind of accessories do you turn to? Maybe a gold watch? Your best, just polished dress shoes? Whatever your staples may be, don't forget to add some flash to your sleeves as well. With all the cufflinks out on the market today, it can be tough to find a pair that's appropriate for formal events. Mother of pearl cufflinks
are the perfect choice due to their beautiful color and shine.
Mother of pearl is also known as Nacre, and is the same material that makes up pearls. It is produced by some mollusks (snails, clams, etc) as an inner shell layer. It has become very popular for jewelry not only for it's iridescent shine, but also because of how strong it is. It can be tinted to almost any color, which means there is no limit to the styles we can create using it. There are several popular patterns that are used for mother of pearl cufflinks:Mosaic Cufflinks
One of our favorite uses of mother of pearl is to cut it into tiny squares and build miniature mosaics on cufflinks
. Since each piece is set at a slightly different angle, they shine independently and create a glittering effect. With mosaic cufflinks in every color of the rainbow, you can have a pair that will match any of your dress shirts.Mother Of Pearl & Onyx Cufflinks
It's extremely popular to pair pearl up with deep black onyx. Nothing is more traditionally formal than black and white. A set of mother of pearl and onyx cufflinks
look amazing with a tuxedo, and should be paired with a matching set of button covers for a more complete and put together look.Natural Mother Of Pearl Cufflinks
There are a lot of fun ways to wear mother of pearl, but it's natural beauty shouldn't be underestimated. Pearl can stand on it's own without any embellishment, as is evidenced by plain pearl cufflinks
. If you want to dress things up a bit, but don't want to look like you're screaming for attention, a set like these may be the perfect choice for you.