Shallow holes are made in the cabochon. By tradition, gemstones would be inset into these holes, but here they are left open, blank, forming the decorative pattern in their own right.
The featherweight cufflinks travel silently through the city to the doorstep of their future owners without polluting the Parisian air. Delivery at a modest cost. Of course, if you’re a furniture or piano maker the whole affair becomes less convenient. Lifts are not designed to be used as freight elevators.
A short descriptive text is supplied with each model to explain its specific characteristics. The caption specifies the model’s name, its material and the origins of that material. Captions are widely used in the art world to introduce oeuvres.