Beautiful gold Aiguillettes. Top quality item Aiguillettes first appeared around 1700's, and became fashionable with the uniforms of the Napoleonic times. Some say they
came from ropes used by Aide de Camps, while some say
they were used by the artillery regiments.No one really knows where they came from but they do form a part of military uniforms in nearly all armies.
In the USA the Aiguillettes are used to denote special elected officers and officers of state, and units of elite cops and special officers
Every infantryman is presented with a blue Aiguillettes to wear on the right shoulder. This will signify that he has completed basic training. Most
countries use the to denote very high ranks