Antique Mother Of Pearl Nacre Buttons 2 Sided

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Antique mother of pearl, nacre buttons 2 Pcs

These buttons are two sided. On one side the buttons are polished and have a lavender tone and the other side is rough with natural mother of pearl earth tones.
I love how much detail went into a button in the old days. And they are all quite unique. They were not being mass produced back then so you may never see the same button twice.

Sometimes you will see the thread from the previous garment still attached to the button showing where it had been snipped off after a garment had worn out. Because you wouldn’t dare throw out these gorgeous little works of art with the old clothes.

These buttons are excellent condition. All of the vintage buttons I’m selling we're passed on to me by my dear friend, Alverda "Babe" Burg over 20 years ago. She gave me her family heirloom button collection filled with buttons that had been collected and passed down from the civil war era to the 60's. I'm so honored to have been the keeper of such a treasure and so happy to be able to share them with you.

“If you think about it, buttons were one of the first things ever recycled, clothes wore out, but the buttons could be reused.”

And while buttons have been made for centuries—the earliest known button is more than 5000 years old—it wasn’t until the Industrial Revolution that they became widely and readily available. Before that point, buttons were hand-crafted by smiths, jewelers, and craftsmen. They were as expensive to own then as they are hard to come by now.

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