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Vintage Buttons

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Vintage Glass Buttons

Creamy Square Sparkle Buttons - Card of 12

This old card, though torn, still has all 12 buttons on it. They're creamy glass squares, with a pyrimid shape. They have multi-colored sparkly flecks in them, making them catch the light so beautifully. Measuring approximately 3/8", they have self-shanks. $18 for all.
Vintage Glass Buttons

White Glass Buttons with Green Rims - Card of 10

These are white glass buttons, trimmed at the edge in light green. They're stitched to a card which has been cut down. Measuring approximately 3/8", they have self-shanks. $10 for all.
Vintage Pearl Buttons

Dark Grey Mother of Pearl Buttons on Cobalt & Gold Card - Card of 12

A card of 12 handmade, dark grey, mother of pearl buttons. They're on a fancy cobalt card printed in gold. Each measures approximately 3/8" inch in diameter.

3 cards available at $7 each.

Vintage Ribbon

"Pearl" Mother of Pearl Buttons - Card of 12

A card of 12 mother of pearl sew-through buttons, each approximately 11/16" inches. Card shows slight wear.

We have 2 cards of these, each with the buttons arranged a bit differently. (Please leave me a note at checkout if you have a preference.) $7.50 per card of 12.

Vintage Ribbon

"Pearl" Mother of Pearl Buttons - Card of 6

A card of 6 mother of pearl buttons, each approximately 11/16" inches. The top of the card is missing, but all the buttons are present. $3.50.
Vintage Ribbon

2 Partial Cards - Mother of Pearl Buttons

Two partial cards of buttons:

Blue & gold "Super Pearl" card containing 9 dark grey buttons. They vary somewhat in size & form, but are approximately 3/8" in diameter.

Pink & gold card containing 10 dark grey buttons. Again, being handmade, these vary somewhat and are approx. 3/8" diameter.

SOLD
Jewel-Tone Red Glass Buttons - Vintage

Jewel-Tone Red Glass Buttons

This is a partial card of buttons, containing 2 red glass buttons trimmed in petals of gold. They measure approximately 1/2" in diameter.

The card says they are imported (Czech?) and guaranteed washable, size 22. The card of 2 buttons for $3.50

Kelly Green Circle Buttons - Vintage

Kelly Green Circles Buttons

Here is a set of 5 plastic buttons. They are kelly green, and have a subtle swirl in the edges. Each center is domed. On the back is a metal loop shank. They're 7/8" inch in diameter, and 1/8" inch thick at the edge (a bit thicker in center).

All for $4.50

Green Circle Buttons, Vintage

Pair of Green Plastic Buttons

This pair of buttons measures 7/8" inch wide. They're a rich green, have self-shanks, and there's a circular depression creating a border. As always, please click the small photo for a larger view.

Both for just $1.50.

2 large celluloid buttons

Pair of Celluloid Coat Buttons

Each of these celluloid buttons measures 1 13/16" in diameter - they're big ones! They're black, with yellow, and have a contoured top. , and is concave. One of them has little yellow; the other quite a lot. They're very lightweight.

$6 the pair.

large abstract celluloid button

Abstract Celluloid Button

This celluloid button measures 1 3/8" in diameter, and is concave. It is tan & charcoal grey. There are ribs or cords coming out from the center. It's quite abstract and quite unusual.

$6

Celluloid Bamboo Button

Celluloid Bamboo Button

Here's something you don't see every day. When I first picked up this button, I thought it was bamboo. It is very realistic.

On closer inspection, I see it is plastic. (I believe it's celluloid, though I can't swear to it.) It measures an inch and a half in length, and about 3/8" in diameter. As always, click the photo for more views.

Yours for $4.95

Butterscotch Rope Button

Butterscotch Rope Button

Here's a lovely old plastic button. The front is molded to resemble interwoven rope (or yarn). It is a big 1 1/8" in diameter, and when held to the light you can see through it a bit.

The color is a yummy rich butterscotch orange. This would be perfect as a handbag closure.

Yours for $2.50

Streamline Color Swirl Buttons

Streamline Color Swirl Buttons

Here's a set of four goldtone buttons, still on the original card. They're textured, with swirls of gold, teal & green. Very dimensional, and eye-catching.

Card is a bit bent, and one corner is torn off, but buttons have no condition issues; they shine.

SOLD
Le Chic Grey Buttons For Sports Wear - vintage

Le Chic Grey Buttons For Sports Wear

These plastic buttons are luminous. There are 5 of them, on the original card, and they're darker at the edges, and light in the middle. Made by Le Chic, they're "size 22," 9/16" of an inch in diameter.

Two cards available; $2.75 each.

Metal Button - Buttons by Schwanda - vintage

Buttons by Schwanda - Fancy Square in a Circle Metal Button

This unusual metal button is round, with a square in the middle. The square features an intricate wavy design, and the round part has a ribbed design around the square.

On the orignal card, which is rather foxed and appears to have been cut at bottom (probably held more buttons at one time). The button is attached securely, it's unused & as new. Just $3.00.

Buttons by Schwanda - vintage

Buttons by Schwanda - 3 White Buttons w/ Wide Border

This is a set of 3 sew-through buttons, each measuring approximately 9/16" inch. I believe they are shell. There's a wide border; they are quite pretty.

On the orignal card, which is a bit age toned and has a crease. The buttons are attached securely, unused & as new.

All for $2.75

Buttons by Schwanda - vintage

Buttons by Schwanda - 3 White Buttons

This is a set of 3 sew-through buttons, each measuring approximately 1/2" inch. I believe they are shell. They have a narrow border and an oval cut out of the center.

On the orignal card, which is a bit age toned. The buttons are attached securely, unused & as new.

All for $2.75

Pink Shell Buttons by Schwanda - vintage

Buttons by Schwanda - 4 Pink Shell Buttons

This is a set of 4 lovely sew-through buttons, made of shell, each measuring approximately 7/16" inch. They're slightly concave.

On the orignal card, which is darkened. The buttons are attached securely, unused & as new.

All for $3.50

purple-brown buttons - Tacoma Button Company - vintage

Purple-Brown Plastic Buttons - Tacoma Button Co.

This is a set of 4 vintage buttons, a rather mottled purple with light brown. Each has 4 holes & measures an inch in diameter.

On the orignal card, which is labeled "Pacific Dress Buttons. Latest Style," and made by the now-defunct Tacoma Button Company. The card is rather bent, but the buttons are sewn on securely, unused & as new.

All for $2.95