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South African Hand-Painted Ceramic and Clay Buttons - Cats

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If you love to sew, crochet, or knit, here is a set of 6 ceramic and clay buttons that are hand made by women in South Africa in cooperatives, to give them employment to feed families and give them empowerment. The color of these buttons is called cats, and the color glazes are a variety of green, black, orange, blue and yellow over the clay. The little mouse is a black with red nose. These beautiful buttons are fully washable. They are wood fired to make them durable and flat backed. Because they are acid free they are perfect for scrapbooking.


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I want you to be happy with any item. If you have a problem with anything please contact me within 5 business days of receipt of the item. If items are returned the shipping charges are not refundable. If I am responsible for defects or other issues I will refund the shipping. I will work with you to make it right. Fabric has been repurposed, so understand that there may be slight imperfections in fabric such as pinholes from thread being taken out, or slight wear on the surface. These items are not made of brand new fabric!
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I ship within 1-3 days of your purchase. If you need expedited shipping then you must let me know as soon as possible. I generally use USPS First Class shipping for most of my items. If the weight gets over 16 oz. then I switch to Priority Mail. Shipping involves not just the weight of the item but internal packaging to protect the item. If you require additional services such as insurance, or have a question then please contact me.

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Additional policies

Since my materials vary in color and print depending on the sources I cannot do custom orders unless an individual is willing to work with me on general range of colors. I am an individual shop owner so I require at least 1-2 weeks of lead time to fashion a custom order depending on the size of the order. At this point I cannot do wholesale orders.

Some of my pillow covers are shipped without the pillow insert unless I specify otherwise, to save on item costs and shipping costs. You may prefer to put in a down insert instead of a polyester insert. Each cover is crafted to fit easily available inserts. I don't generally supply the pillow inserts as that involves more cost to the buyer.

As I add to my store it will become easier to consider consignment requests.

Meet the owner of KimonoBoro

Betsy Calvin

South African Hand-Painted Ceramic and Clay Buttons - Cats

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  • Craft type: Crochet, Doll making, Knitting, Scrapbooking, Sewing
  • Materials: clay, ceramic
  • Feedback: 161 reviews
  • Favorited by: 2 people
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