Pearl perfection is embodied in these elegant estate Mikimoto cufflinks set in silver. Square shaped with classic hinged backs, each cufflink is inlaid with translucent mother of pearl circles and topped with a luminous 6.5mm white akoya cultured pearl. Exquisitely matched with AA quality nacre, the pearls are gorgeous. Measuring 1/2" x 1/2", each cufflink is signed K. Mikimoto Tokyo with the "M" in a clam shell and Silver. Kokichi Mikimoto grew the first cultured pearl in Japan in 1893, and founded the Tokyo Mikimoto store in 1899. His pearls are synonymous with excellence.