Key of Amsterdam silver Cufflinks

390.00

Key of Amsterdam silver Cufflinks

Cufflinks with the elements of the 2 keys that were handed over to Napoleon, the day key and the night key.

The historic ‘Day and Night Key of Amsterdam’ is a symbolic key that stands for the authority of the city of Amsterdam. Jeweler Bonebakker made the “Day and Night Key of Amsterdam” in 1813. This was an important year, as it marked the end of French rule in the Netherlands and the return of the House of Orange to power. The key was made in honor of the transfer of power to the new rulers and as a symbol of the autonomy of the city of Amsterdam.

The historical key was made by Bonebakker in gold. These Key of Amsterdam silver Cuffins are made of sterling silver.