Vintage Sword Tie/Scarf Clip
What better to to keep your tie or scarf in order than a sword! Traditionally These accessories are affixed midway down the length of a necktie to prevent it from dangling into a plate of food or blowing in the wind, simultaneously keeping the tie’s shorter end properly hidden.
Our selection of genuine vintage tie clips are One-of-a-Kind and come in wide assortment of materials and styles. Most have a clever design with a space in the center which make it appear to pierce the tie when worn. And, while these were designed as necktie clips, they aren’t just for men! Ladies these can be worn on your scarf – a delightful addition to when tucked into the top of a waist coat or jacket.
All are genuine vintage and come with typical wear of beloved things of the past. Each is in usable, wearable condition. See photos for details on individual pieces. Each one comes gift boxed. Brass and silver colored. Size ranges from 2 1/2″ to 3 1/2″.
A litte more about tie accessories and their history:
Accessories have the ability to upgrade your look significantly. Take for example the tie clip, this small and simple accessory can add sophistication to any suit and tie combination. Furthermore, apart from its great addition to your look, it is also very practical to keep your tie in place on occasions where you have to lean across a table with food and candles, stand up frequently or shake many hands.
Tie clips, tie bars, tie slides, tie clasps… They all refer to the horizontal thing that securely clips a neck tie to the dress shirt. The tie as we know it today, became popular around the year 1850. About 20 years later, men started using tie pins to affix the tie to the shirt. Eventually, in the 1920s, tie clips became more popular, because they did not require to puncture and thus damage the delicate ties.