Sometimes, the greatest achievements take place on the smallest scale. The miniature tie clip is a small but noble part of that class. A small bracket of metal, gold, rhodium and in some cases fabric that holds the shape of your tie in place while discreetly emphasizing your personality without a whisper.
Last time they helped us with that wedding attire staple, the pocket square. It conquered the ties of hundreds of Victorian Era gentlemen. With the introduction of the tie pin, ties could no longer fly with the wind, nor could they ruin soup dinners.
It came with about a hundred other uniform items I purchased as a set, and I can count the number of times I used that clip on one hand — yea, it didn't get much use as I wore a flight suit and cammies the vast majority of the time. Fifteen years later though I have grown to love that old EGA clip — there is something about this forgotten but useful men's accessory that endears it to me. Prior to then, men's ties were folded constructions, varying in complexity from the fairly straightforward to the downright architectural. When fashion straightened men's ties out into the straight up-and-down shape we're familiar with today, the long, vertical tie pins became less useful.
Over the decades, ties have always been the i f all else fails gift to Dad, Granddad, Uncle and any other man in your life that wears the occasional suit. But what ever happened to the elegant pin or shiny tie clip to go along with it? Actually called tie tacks, the pin has a year history and pins were made in solid gold decorated with pearls, onyx and opals.
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These timeless accessories are sure to spruce up any ensemble. Best of all, these pieces come boxed and ready for gift giving! Symbols of Faith featuring a polished 14K gold dipped tie bar clip with the words, "St.