Cuff link – flaming heart

Photo: Bristol City Council CC BY SA2.0
Object type: Cuff Link
Period: Post Medieval
Primary material: Silver
Date found: 31/08/2020
Location: Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire


An incomplete silver silver cufflink. The design comprises a flaming heart over crossed arrows. This became a popular image after similar designs were used on items to commemorate the marriage of Charles II to Catherine of Braganza in 1662. Being made of silver, it qualifies as treasure.