The English Lion Cufflinks
The king of beasts and enduring heraldic symbol of English royalty, dating back to the 12th century.
Men of noble birth, as early as the future King John, adopted the lion as a fitting symbol of status and fierce belonging. The English lion stands on hind legs, forepaws raised in a domineering, battle-ready position. Ultimately the use of the lion in heraldry comes from earlier adopters animal symbolism, including the Vikings. The lion, then, is part of a noble tradition, symbolizing courage, vigor and honor. As a national symbol that transcends its origins, it has become something universally recognized and respected. Wear this symbol with your own sense of pride and you can be fully confident of the message you’re sending.