A silver cufflink (also cuff link or cuff-link) is a decorative fastener worn by men or women to fasten the two sides of the cuff on a dress shirt or blouse. Cufflinks are designed only for use with link cuffs (also known as French Cuffs), which have buttonholes on both sides but no buttons. These may be either single or double-length ("French") cuffs, and may be worn either "kissing," with the ends pinched together, or "barrel-style," with one end overlapping the other. Kissing cuffs are usually preferred It is generally worn by the city dwellers and it goes well with formal shirts. Silver is considered to possess the alchemic properties of coolness against that of heat generated by gold. In other words, silver jewelry is supposed to have a cooling effect on the wearer's metabolism, whereas those of gold are believed to heat up the body. Silver jewelry of India reflects an enormous array of techniques, patterns, motifs, as well as beliefs and practices of the micro cultural regions to which they respectively belong. Flowers and foliage, fruits and berries, birds and animals commonly found in the surroundings of each region have been instrumental in providing design inspiration to the local silversmiths.