You never get a second chance to make a first impression; cufflinks can help you make it a positive and lasting one! This item, which is at-once an accessory and a piece of jewelry, is the mark of a well-dressed man. Cufflinks make a great gift to mark a host of occasions, and are a popular item for a groom to give his groomsmen.

Choose your cufflinks by material, color, shape, size and style. You will find pieces crafted in karat gold, sterling silver, bronze, enamel and wood. Gemstone embellishments add masculine blues, blacks and neutral tones from lapis lazuli, turquoise, blue topaz, black onyx, Mother-of-Pearl, tiger iron and tiger eye. For a pop of color, think of red garnet. A pair of cufflinks can be understated or make a bold statement. Silhouettes include rounds, squares, ovals, rectangles and more. There are contemporary cufflinks, those that have a novel look, and others that are traditional, retro or ornate. Personalize your look with motifs for your occupation of favorite hobbies.

The Roberto Coin Pois Moi collection is ornate and features rich, elegant 18kt yellow gold and diamonds. Aaron Basha puts a whimsical and fun accent on French cuffs, with light and bright looks. Stephen Webster has created 12 pairs that pay homage to the signs of the Zodiac in his Astro Cufflink collection. The Gucci Horsebit collection offers an equestrian theme. John Hardy cufflinks are contemporary classics.

Start building your collection today; you will add polish to your wardrobe and have the makings of a family heirloom to last for generations to come.

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