12 Constellations

12-constellations In Western astrology, and formerly astronomy, the zodiac is divided into twelve signs, each occupying 30° of celestial longitude and roughly corresponding to the constellations:  Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer,  Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius,  Capricorn, Aquarius, and Pisces. Name Symbol[41] Tropical zodiac[42][43] Sidereal zodiac[undue weight? – discuss][44] Aries 21 March –20 April 15 April –15 May Taurus 20 April –21 May 16 May –15 June Gemini 21 May –21 June […]

Cufflink Materials

Cufflinks can be made of almost anything, and ornamented with everything from precious stones to repurposed novelty junk. Gold, silver, and platinum are obvious favorites, especially for cufflinks that have no other decorative materials, and that rely on the quality of their metal alone for aesthetic value. Glass – versatile and affordable, with many coloring […]

What Are Cufflinks?

Cufflink made in Idar-Oberstein in the 1960s

They’re a hallmark of sophistication and they add a level of detail that suits and ties alone simply can’t provide. But what is the purpose of cufflinks? Cufflinks are items of jewelry that are used to secure the cuffs of dress shirts.. Going beyond their aesthetic brilliance, cufflinks do serve an old-world function.  Cufflinks have a very prosperous history. […]

Why you should indulge in the joys of self-gifting

cufflinks, fashion, gift

Last year, 77 percent of American Black Friday shoppers “self-gifted” over the weekend, meaning they bought something special for themselves, according to the National Retail Federation. The organization says the average amount of money that people plan to spend on self-indulgences during the holiday season this year is $131.59. That’s why I advocate embracing your […]