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Mother of Pearl MOP Buckles Slides Antique Vintage 6pcs Natural Black 1 5/8" Hand Carved Waisted Notions Sewing Beveled Costume Millinery

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Fabulous Natural Mother of Pearl Handcarved Slides or buckles with beautiful bevels. These all have the natural variegations of real shells, so please be aware that it will be difficult to match sets, but this is absolutely part of the beauty of real shell pearl buttons.
You get 6 pieces per buy. These are a really nice thick quality. New Old stock.
These are the larger size waisted buckle of the same style as the others I have listed.
These are quite remarkable. Nice wide opening for your belting needs. Wonderful "waisted" appearance, with side carvings. The slide itself is 1 5/8" x 1.5" and each opening is 1.25" x 1/4". They are strong enough to take threading with good thick webbing and belting.
The backs of these also have a very nice pearlesce, if you wish to use them back to front.

These are part of a huge stash of antique and vintage ultra high quality and rarely seen buttons of mine that I've been collecting over the past 35 years or so. The majority of them have come from my 'former life' as a designer, and it is time for me to de-stash. I used to buy buttons in bulk directly from John Emr, the owner of Emr Brothers Pearl Button company, one of the Pre-eminent and first pearl button companies in America. He was fourth generation button man, and his company was the manufacturer of buttons that then distributed to the major wholesalers across the country, and across the world, for that matter.To this day, from time to time, one of the major wholesalers will contact me if they are looking for a specific button that they need for a customer, because I might very well have it in my own 'button museum'. I mark his passing as the loss of a very dear friend.



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Jan 23, 2018 by Susan
Dec 18, 2017 by Shar
Amazing belt buckles and delightful seller. I will always look here first!
Oct 28, 2017 by HARRIET HEYWOOD
These are in such good condition.
Jun 26, 2017 by Nancy Eichenberger
Great buckles. Item as described. Fast shipping
Jun 6, 2017 by Lynlee Schreiber

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