6 Czech Lavender Purple Crochet Wound Buttons Vintage -6 Pieces .75 inch
This listing is for 6 buttons which are Czech and date from the 1930's or earlier!
They are crocheted and wound with a cord much like bouillon. I do not know the fabric content but it has a silky sheen. Most are faded with 2 that are not. They are faded evenly, so I can match the six in your set.
It is the same material as used for upholstery fringe or tassels for curtains. It is possible to dye them darker and even intensify the blue or red tint as well as to dye them black. Bleaching may also be possible.
These would be great for clothing, for wrist wrap closure, for headband closure as well as antique duvets and pillow cases.
Condition is very good. strong, yet faded.
I have many other of this same genre, different colors, different pictures. Convo me for more or stay tuned for listings to come...
1/2 inch diameter or 1.5 cm
listing is for all 6 buttons--perfect for a blouse, children's clothing or jewelry making!
Please see photos for condition and details and utilize zoom tool for even closer images. Convo me, Please, with any questions or request for custom listing.
And remember, vintage components have inherent imperfections and this only adds to the charm and uniqueness of the piece as a whole.
This item ships from the Czech Republic, priority insured. Please convo for more information and shipping quotes around the world--you must inquire for quotes for shipping "Everywhere Else" BEFORE purchasing.
Thanks for looking!
*In some instances, shipping prices will be over charged because online calculations are limited for some countries with items insured over a certain amount. Any amount overcharged to you above $1 will be refunded to your account.
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Pretty in Prague ships packages Mon.-Fri. Please note that Sat., Sun. and holidays are not normal shipping days. Priority shipping from the Czech Republic to the US is estimated at 6-10 business days, but can take up to 30 days if the item is held up in customs--I will answer any of your concerns while waiting on a package through convos. Domestic shipping in the US ranges from 3-5 business days.
***SHIPPING COST includes insurance, packaging and handling costs***
I refund shipping when the difference between the ACTUAL cost and QUOTED cost is $2.00 or more.
Shipping options from the Czech Republic includes full insurance and form of shipping is based on the destination countries' rules.
[For example, Canada only allows insured items over 1200 czech crowns(approx. $63 usd) to be sent express mail and therefore is much higher than other countries which allow standard post.]
It is possible to make arrangements for a lower cost shipping with limited insurance and confirmation from the czech republic. However, in the event of a lost package through the mail, reimbursement will match insured amount (approx.$63 usd)NOT the actual cost of the item (ask before purchasing!)
Also packages shipped domestically from the US are shipped priority or standard post and fully insured by Shipsaver or USPS.
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What if I’m the recipient of a damaged international shipment?
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The Post Office will verify the damage and have you complete a claim form. Please do not reship the package."
Please take note: Items LOST IN THE MAIL--will be fully refunded after claims are made and approved by the mail service used. This can take up to 90 days.
I am happy to answer any of your questions or concerns and to customize your shipping service to suit you!
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Returns & exchanges
On CONDITION of item: PLEASE READ WELCOME MESSAGE with description of vintage condition. I try to photograph and/or describe any visible or functional flaws, but if you are extremely picky about the condition of a vintage piece for example for collecting purposes, I suggest you convo me before purchasing the item you are considering with concerns and I will be happy to send more photos and answer any questions.
Also, please consider that vintage clothing and accessories are at least 20 years old! Pretty in Prague is not responsible for the durability of these items after received and worn! ***Also, if the item was damaged in transit, it must be photographed with original packaging and shown to the delivering postal agent on the spot of being received.
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On LATE ARRIVAL; for example, something arrives too late for an event it was purchased for AND it was discussed beforehand and agreed by myself and buyer, item can be returned. Buyer assumes all shipping charges and is refunded amount of item. If item appears to have been worn or damaged refund will NOT be issued at all and buyer will have to pay shipping again to have it returned if that is their wish.
***If a need-by date was not mentioned before shipping, there is no return.
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If an item is lost or damaged through shipping, please contact me first. I will initiate an investigation with the postal service where the item was shipped from.
* PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CZECH POSTAL SERVICE IS ALLOWED UP TO 90 DAYS TO INVESTIGATE THE MISSING PACKAGE.* Refunds are issued when the investigation is concluded.
Also, if the outside of the package appears damaged or exposed to moisture, it is best to examine contents in the presence of a postal worker. Damages must be photo documented in front of the postal worker--including packaging and item!
Please take note: shipped items that are lost in the mail MUST GO THROUGH the postal service's reclamation system before it is concluded it is truly lost. Refunds will be made after that is determined. But rest assured, if the post office loses it, you will receive a full refund because I always ship insured.
ALSO**If a sold transaction is cancelled because of lack of payment of shipping costs or any agreed amounts and if the buyer does not respond to repeated messages, the cancelled transaction will include a refund to the buyer minus 20% (max.$20) restocking fee.
In general, all refunds do not include shipping costs and will involve a re-stocking fee which is minimum 10% of initial transaction.