This is a lovely set of buttons with a great sea green color. They are paua shells measuring 1 1/8th inches in diameter. They are two hole sew thrus in excellent condition. You are getting all 5 buttons at one price.
I often wonder what type of outfit bore the button which I offer. This one lends itself to all types of possibilities. It is a pierced plastic button measuring 3/4 inches tall It has a u shaped self shank.
I found the greatest old sewing box just chock full of older buttons on their original cards. I thought it was Christmas! This card of 4 silvery metal rhinestone buttons was among them. The buttons measure 1/2 of an inch by 1/2 inch. They have a round wire shank and are in MINT condition.
This neat pair of one piece stamped brass buttons is a mother and daughter set. One large and one small of the same button. The larger button measures 1 inch in diameter. The smaller button measures 11/16ths of an inch wide. They have round wire shanks.
I found the greatest old sewing box just chock full of older buttons on their original cards. I thought it was Christmas! This card of cobalt blue plastic buttons was among them. The buttons measure 1/2 of an inch in diameter. They are four hole sew thrus and are in MINT condition.
This card of 9/16ths self shank buttons contains the prettiest red rhinestone buttons which I have seen. They are lightly accented with gold luster around the sparkly rhinestones. They come from Le Chic and are imported.
COSTUMAKERS WESTERN GERMANY 3 BLACK GLASS AND RHINESTONE BUTTONS ON ORIGINAL CARD. EACH BUTTON IS BLACK GLASS WITH SILVER LUSTER AND A GLUED CLEAR RHINESTONE IN THE MIDDLE. SELF SHANK. 5/8in WIDE. EXCELLENT CONDITION.
I have a pair of these beauties but have priced them each. They are one piece stamped brass buttons measuring 9/16ths of an inch wide. They have a self shank and a clear fiery paste jewel in the center.
VICTORIAN CLOVER MOTIF PIERCED STAMPED STEEL BUTTON. SEPERATE BACK PLATE IS PIECRED BRASS WITH SOLDERED LOOP SHANK. THE 2 PLATES ARE CONNECTED WITH A BRADED CUT STEEL IN THE MIDDLE. A LOT OF WORK WENT INTO MAKING THIS BUTTON. 7/16in WIDE. AMAZING GOOD CONDITION.
If you are into crafts or custom sewing, I know that buttons get expensive. I have put together several groupings of like themed vintage buttons to help. This is a group of plastic hearts ranging in size from 3/8ths inch tall to 5/8ths inch tall.
I would bet this came as a set with other numbers, but alas this is all that is left. The tiny painted button is celluloid and measures 7/16ths of an inch high and 5/16ths of an inch wide. It has a round applied celluloid shank on the back.
Though not a set, these neat brown rhinestone buttons could spark up something! They are one piece domed plastic. The smaller measures 3/4 of an inch in diameter and the larger is 7/8ths of an inch wide. They have raised self shanks.
I can't help but like these neat old antiqued brass buttons. They are pierced metal with a silver liner, a brass back with raised self shank. They measure 7/8ths inches wide and are on their original card in MINT condition.
This is one of the neatest Wedding cake type of buttons which I have seen. They are shaped like a cake with a white lucite base and a clear top with pink and green flowers in it. The buttons measure 3/4 of an inch in diameter. They have a round wire shank.
This looks like a 1960's Rhinestone piece to me! It has an almost Flintstones appearance with its irregular silver rock setting. The rhinestones are beautiful though. Big blue green aurora borealis stones. The button measures 1 1/4 inches in diameter. It has a raised round metal self shank.
ANTIQUE VICTORIAN BIRD HEAD WITH WHEAT SILVER AND GOLD LUSTRE BLACK GLASS BUTTON. 3-D LITTLE BIRD HEAD PEAKING OUT THROUGH THE LEAVES WITH A STALK OF GRAIN IN IT'S BEAK. BRASS PLATE AND LOOP SHANK. 5/8in WIDE. EXCELLENT CONDITION.
EARLY MARBLED PLASTIC BUTTON. THIS HAS ME STUMPED. NOT CELLULOID OR MODERN PLASTIC. DO NOT THINK IT'S BAKELITE. THICK, SOLID WITH DRILLED HOLE. 1 1/8in LONG, 1in WIDE, ABOUT 1/2in THICK. GREAT COLORS, MARBLING GOES ALL THE WAY THROUGH, NOT APPLIED. EXCELLENT CONDITION.
This one piece stamped brass button measures 5/16ths of an inch in diameter. It is stamped brass with a brass collet and a stamped brass back labeled Superior Quality . There is a round brass wire shank on the back.
This sweet little one piece measures 9/16ths of an inch in diameter. It is silver metal concave button with a stamped brass escutcheon with a single morning glory. There is a round brass wire shank on the back.
Of all the buttons I see, the picture buttons are my favorites. This lovely two piece stamped brass button measures 1 3/16ths of an inch in diameter. It has a painted metal back with a round wire shank.
These darling little heart buttons are joined by a fine chain so you can't lose them when you remove them to wash your little girl's lacy Victorian Shirtwaist. Can't you just see it? Fancy goldfilled hearts measure 5/16 each way and are connected with fine 3 inch chains. In enlarged picture, the middle button is upside down so you can view the anchor. There is a closeup too. So cute I am tempted to start collecting buttons!
SQUARE PLASTIC 2 PART BUTTON. c.1930. I CAN'T FIGURE OUT THE MATERIAL IN THIS BUTTON. QUALTIY CONSTRUCTION. IT HAS A MARBLE TEXTURED SCALLOPED TOP PLATE. THE GROVED ENDS ARE ATTACHED TO A BACK PLATE THAT HAS BEEN BRADED TO THE BACK. HAS A DRILLED HOLE IN WHICH THE METAL LOOP SHANK HAS BEEN SCREWED. TOP AND BACK APPEAR TO BE MADE FROM DIFFERENT MATERIAL. WHAT EVER IT IS, IT'S A NEAT OLD BUTTON WITH A LOT OF CHARACTER. 1in WIDE.
LARGE SQUARE PLASTIC 2 PART BUTTON. c.1930. I CAN'T FIGURE OUT THE MATERIAL IN THIS BUTTON. QUALTIY CONSTRUCTION. IT HAS A MARBLE TEXTURED SCALLOPED TOP PLATE. THE GROVED ENDS ARE ATTACHED TO A BACK PLATE THAT HAS BEEN BRADED TO THE BACK. HAS A DRILLED HOLE IN WHICH THE METAL LOOP SHANK HAS BEEN SCREWED. TOP AND BACK APPEAR TO BE MADE FROM DIFFERENT MATERIAL. WHAT EVER IT IS, IT'S A NEAT OLD BUTTON WITH A LOT OF CHARACTER. 1 1/4in WIDE.
VINTAGE BLACK GLASS AND SILVER LUSTRE BUTTON. c.1910. DEEP MOLD PATTERN. METAL LOOP SHANK. MARKED ON BACK 'IIIV'. 11/16in WIDE. HAS SCRATCHES ON THE FLAT SURFACE ON THE FACE. STILL A VERY NICE VINTAGE BUTTON.
This one piece slightly convex enamel button measures 7/8ths of an inch in diameter. It has a round brass wire shank. It is in extremely nice condition with the very smallest amount of chipping at one edge. (only observable under 10x magnification).
The addition of the triangular pattern of cut steels on this button makes it a more interesting piece. The button is a one piece enameled button measuring 15/16ths of inch in diameter. It is slightly convex with a round brass shank. There is one tiny place where there is a bit of damage to the enamel. But otherwise the button is in nice condition.
VINTAGE CZECHOSLOVAKIA SIGNED METAL BELT BUCKLE. MARKED 'CZECHOSLOVAKIA' ON THE BACK. 2 PART CONSTRUCTION. TOP HAS OPEN WORK WITH MIRROR INTERIOR. BRONZED & SILVER COLORED. METAL SHOWS SOME WEAR, ESPECIALLY THE TONGUE. 3in WIDE. NOT THE QUALITY YOU USUALLY EXPECT FROM CZECH ITEMS BUT STILL VERY NICE.
SET OF 4 PEARLIZED GLASS GLOVE BUTTONS. COULD ALSO BE USED FOR A DRESS. METAL PLATE AND SHANK. NICE VINTAGE GLASS, MOST OF THE NEWS ONES ARE PLASTIC. 3/8in WIDE. EXCELLENT CONDITION. PRICE IS FOR SET OF 4.
I love the picture buttons most of all. I recently returned from a large buying trip and am pleased to be listing a whole new variety of older picture buttons. (among others). This beauty is a stamped brass two piece button with a silver collet and brass back with self shank. It measures 11/16ths of an inch in diameter.
I love the look of these old buckles. They were art and jewelry all in one. This one is golden gilt metal and measures 4 inches wide and 2 1/4 inches wide. It has two metal loops in the back for sewing onto a fabric belt.
These would be perfect on a child's (or adult's) red, white or blue outfit. They are mint on their original card and I suspect they were made for the Bicentennial. They are Costumemakers' 4 hole sew thrus measuring 5/8ths of an inch.
The floral design that makes up this button, has a lovely shine to it. The button is an etched brass with a brass collet, brass back and round brass shank. It measures 11/16ths of an inch wide. The back is marked, D.Evans Co., Attisboro. (I think).
ANTIQUE VICTORIAN BLACK GLASS INCISED BUTTON. FLOWER IN THE MIDDLE. FLAT ACROSS THE TOP. METAL LOOP SHANK. 3/4in. AGE USE SCRATCHES. NICER THAN IT LOOKS IN THE PICTURE. HARD TO GET GOOD SCAN ON BLACK ON BLACK.
VICTORIAN STAMPED FILIGREE 1 PIECE BUTTON WITH RIVETED CUT STEELS. VERY FINE & DELICATE RETICULATED PATTERN. NOT SURE WHAT THE METAL IS, IT'S SILVERISH-WHITE AND MAGNETIC. HAS 5 CUT STEELS. SOLDERED BRASS LOOP SHANK. NEAR MINT CONDITION. 5/8in. MUCH NICER THAN IT LOOKS IN THE PIC.