A pair of Lewis Chessmen Cufflinks by Museum Reproductions. The Lewis Chessmen were discovered in the Isle Of Lewis off the west coast of Scotland. There were four sets of chess sets found on the island and the pieces that these cufflinks are inspired by date to the 12th to the 13th century. This is the King from one set and it even has the detailed back just like the original chess piece. Created from pewter with an antiqued finish.
3/4 inch high and 7/16 inch wide face.
Museum Reproductions is based out of Longmont, CO here in the USA! They create jewelry that is based upon or inspired by pieces in museum collections. These designs are authorized by and benefit these Museums. So you can own a piece of jewelry that is not only beautiful, but historically significant as well. Each design comes with a provenance card that explains the origin of the design.