Mina archetype

Something used for decorating, adornment, embellishment as well as a badge, medal, etc., conferred and worn as a mark of honor. To be worn on buttonhole of a jacket.


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black mina cabochon
silvered brass clasp silver support
pin's, handmade in Paris

Relating to the pierced button. For men, this 11mm diameter button is recognisable by its four holes which are solidly attached to the shirt. The topside of the button features an engraving or a reasonably thick rim. For women, the equation is more delicate: 2 holes and a diameter of 10mm.


Decoration is surprisingly fickle. It can be described as a useless ornament or a temporary adornment as well as an honorary distinction pinned onto a lapel in recognition of personal merit on behalf of the nation. Decoration is both a fruitless activity and minor victory symbol. Samuel Gassmann’s cufflinks (or decorations) like to lay claim to both of these aspects; they veer between the ceremonial and the useless.