I was so excited the day I saw this makeup advertising in a magazine–what a
great button backdrop! said I. And so I started—and am busy filling up 80
spaces—EIGHTY spaces of makeup splashes. I still have a few blanks to fill
in (must buy buttons!) but thought I’d share these with you. None of the buttons
on the card is larger than a nickel, and most are smaller than that.
Black glass buttons were made by the millions from 1840 or so until 1965–
I don’t think I have many/any rare ones, but I do like especially the ones
that have backmarks and early brass shanks. I’ll share a few more and
then let you go hunt for your own to make a card. I’ve tried to mount only
old ones, but may have to make adjustments as I learn more about buttons.
Some of these glass buttons have embellishments:
Some are “silver lustred”:
And there is an amazing variety! Thanks for stopping by—next post
will feature LARGE old black glass buttons!