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Vintage Mother of Pearl Shell Button Necklace

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This beautiful necklace is made with Creamy Vintage and Antique Mother of Pearl and Shell Buttons. Many Buttons are carved.

The length is 46 inches and the buttons are strung on strong, shiny, off-white silk cord. To put the necklace on, it is slipped over the head. It does not have a clasp.

The buttons range in size from approximately 3/8" to 1&3/8" in diameter.

All of my items are hand-made in Indiana with love and care. My 84-year-old mother & I have hand picked and cleaned these old buttons and strung them on strong, shiny 100% silk cord.

As I am not a button expert, I can make no guarantees as to the type of shell or if the buttons are antique, vintage, or even modern. Most of the buttons I use are old and are made of some sort of natural shell. While the fronts of the buttons are shiny, colored, carved, and/or smooth, the backs of the buttons often show the rough, rustic, exterior part of the natural shell.

These vintage/antique buttons have patina and show wear and tear. They have imperfections that are an integral part of their charm. Please take a close look at the photos as I work very hard to show all aspects of the jewelry.

The bust I use to take the photos is quite petite and may give the impression that the buttons are bigger than they really are. Please refer to the dimensions in the description and the photos with the ruler to get the best idea of the true size.

The buttons make a lovely sound when they brush up against each other! They feel cool and heavy, soft and sleek.
This beautiful necklace is made with Creamy Vintage and Antique Mother of Pearl and Shell Buttons. Many Buttons are carved.

The length is 46 inches and the buttons are strung on strong, shiny, off-white silk cord. To put the necklace on, it is slipped over the head. It does not have a clasp.

The buttons range in size from approximately 3/8" to 1&3/8" in diameter.

All of my items are hand-made in Indiana with love and care. My 84-year-old mother & I have hand picked and cleaned these old buttons and strung them on strong, shiny 100% silk cord.

As I am not a button expert, I can make no guarantees as to the type of shell or if the buttons are antique, vintage, or even modern. Most of the buttons I use are old and are made of some sort of natural shell. While the fronts of the buttons are shiny, colored, carved, and/or smooth, the backs of the buttons often show the rough, rustic, exterior part of the natural shell.

These vintage/antique buttons have patina and show wear and tear. They have imperfections that are an integral part of their charm. Please take a close look at the photos as I work very hard to show all aspects of the jewelry.

The bust I use to take the photos is quite petite and may give the impression that the buttons are bigger than they really are. Please refer to the dimensions in the description and the photos with the ruler to get the best idea of the true size.

The buttons make a lovely sound when they brush up against each other! They feel cool and heavy, soft and sleek.

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Vintage Mother of Pearl Shell Button Necklace

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: Mother of Pearl, Shell, carved, silk, Cream, Off white, Vintage, Necklace, Jewelry, Antique
  • Feedback: 2 reviews
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