Published October 04, 2010
Cuff Links Made from Your Signature
Your initials have a way of making things happen.
Put ’em on the dotted line, and packages are delivered. Buildings are constructed (or destroyed). Cocktail
napkins are sold on eBay.
But dip them in gold, and something truly awe-inspiring happens: they hold your sleeves together.
, a curious new website that turns your John Hancock into handsome cuff
links, online now.
Basically, this is exactly what you think it is: your handwritten initials, in cuff link form. Step one:
you’ll sign a piece of paper, which you’ll then upload or mail in. (You can also fax it, but a quick
look at the calendar reveals it’s not 1997.)
Then, you’ll approve your sample and decide if you want to go with one initial or two. (If your name is
Frank Underhill, maybe go with just the one.) Using, we assume, the exact same technology that made
possible, a 3-D rendering of your handwritten cuff links will be created.
Here, in the third dimension, you’ll want to make sure everything is crossed and dotted just right before
picking out a precious metal for your links. The platinum, ideal for the hand affixed to a martini glass.
For your Gordon Gekko Halloween costume, probably wise to opt for the 18k white gold. As for the full
This is the one time you don’t want the full diamond treatment.