These wonderful vintage earrings have a patent number on them, 2544893 and the name Destino. They were made by the Destino company and the patent is from 1951. They cufflinks are in super condition and are gold filled. Ralph Destino Sr. and his son Ralph Destino Jr. established Ralph Destino Ltd. jewelry company. Ralph Jr. designed the jewelry and his father marketed it to luxury department stores such as Lord & Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue. Ralph Jr. sold the company in 1971 and went to work for Cartier, where he became president of the U.S. division of Cartier Inc. He currently serves as Cartier's Chairman and has recently retired. Each of these cufflinks are 3/4"
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