Chic and contemporary is a good description of this pair of black and silver cufflinks from Marlín Birna, featuring metallic-silver Piñatex. Perfect to add a unique detail to your formal attire. You will wear them with business shirts or evening wear for dressy occations. The cufflinks feature an innovative, eco-friendly and sustainable vegan material for a modern twist on one of the rear traditional men’s accessoris.
Piñatex is a Vegan alternative to leather. Furthermore, it's a natural material made from pineapple leaf fibres which are the by-product of the pineapple harvest. For Piñatex no extra land, water, fertilizer or pesticides are needes to produce the material. Piñatex is a PETA approved vegan product as there are no animal by-products used in any stage of the production. The products are plant-based and sustainable. Made in England
Insert material : Pineapple Leaf Fibres & Foil Coating Silver Metallic : 80% PALF (Pineapple Leaf Fibre) 20% PLA (Polylactic Acid)
Cufflinks : Stainless steel, Swivel-fit fastener, polished finish. MB signature on fastener Measurements : 1.5cm x 0.4cm
Care : Avoid contact with liquids. Polishing cloth provided for the steel parts Nickel free PACKAGING The cufflinks come in a sleek, black, textured, recyclable cardboard box. The box has a black velvet lined foam insert with elastic to hold the cufflinks nicely in place. A rope-handled gift bag and a polishing cloth for the steel parts are also included.
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Vegan bag, animal friendly - Durable and ethical leather goods
The cufflinks are in black metal and have a polished finish, are held securely on the sleeve with swivel fasteners which are embossed with MB branding. They come in a beautiful, recyclable gift box. A gift bag is further included so you have nothing to do other the give !
Piñatex is a vegetal cruelty free vegan leather made with pineappleleaves fibers extremely light-weight and strong. In the Philippines the farmers harvest the leaves from the pineapples at the same time as the fruit, before burned but nowadays un important income for the farmers. The fibers from the leaves are transformed with a industrial proceeding. The remaings of the leaves are used as fertiliser on the farms (For 1m² of Piñatex 480 leaves are needed, about 16 pinapples). After the fibers are transformed to a non woven fabric.
Marlín Birna was born in Reykjavík, Iceland. In 1995 she moved to London to study Fashion Design and Technology at the London College of Fashion. This exciting experience for the young Icelandic, opened up a wealth of opportunity in the design industry where Marlín, in true entrepreneurial style, was able to unleash her creative, eye catching ideas and transfer those ideas into actual collections starting with her own label. An introduction to the creative team at Lancôme UK, resulted in Marlín being awarded best designer for the Lancôme UK, Department Store employees uniform, for 2 years in a row. Marlín's highest profile client during that period was the famous Icelandic singer Björk. Marlín worked in collaboration with the artist as one of her prefered bespoke costumier for several award ceremonies, media engagements and video outfits during the late 90's. Marlín went on to work in central London alongside the respected and renowned worldwide independent footwear designer Marta Jónsson. Jewellery by Marlín Birna is her latest creative adventure. Carving a niche and unique twist to creative cufflinks, pendants and bracelets designs, in the innovative material, Piñatex, made from Pineapple Leaves Fibres.
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