Midas was a mythical king of Phrygia who was famous for his ability to change anything that he touched into solid gold. He was also famous for a more unfortunate trait, his donkey ears. These he gained as punishment for judging Pan the better musician than Apollo. In Greek mythology Midas, wandering one day in his garden, came across the wise satyr Silenus (or Silenos) who was rather the worse for wear after a night's out drinking. In other versions of the myth Midas actually drugged the pool from which the satyr drank and thereby captured him so that he could learn from his wisdom. This scene was popular on Greek pottery from c. 560 BCE. Midas, nevertheless, gave the satyr food and drink to restore his spirits and returned him to his great companion, Dionysos, the god of wine. In return for this kind treatment the god granted Midas a wish. The king, already famous for his wealth, chose to be given the magical ability to turn any object he touched into solid gold.
The King Midas Gold Black Stone Cufflinks was shaped to commemorate the nobility of the late King Midas. Paired up with a bold shade of black stone and beaming shade of gold to compliment each other and burst out its own elegance and breathtaking appearance. No doubt while rocking this piece everyone will notice how stunning your gear is together with your formal attire.
Colour: Gold, Black
Cufflink Style: 1115-CL
Includes a small cylinder at the back that rotates 90 degrees to hold the cufflink in place
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