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Vegetable ivory Antique Button Bracelet, jewelry, vintage, victorian, tagua nut buttons, 1900's large

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A truly amazing kind of button, these 'vegetable ivory' buttons were made sometime between 1890 and 1920. They are a truly organic button, as they are cut from the Tagua nut that grows on a tree in South America. They are a labor intensive button, and were only made for about 30 years. The nut itself was ivory in color, and the buttons were called vegetable ivory to differentiate them from animal ivory, which was also being used at the time to make many things, as well as buttons. The buttons on this bracelet have rich tones, are an organic, natural material, and compliment any outfit.

OldNouveau and MountainLaurel Handwork offer a handmade line of antique Button Jewelry, turn of the century cufflink bracelets, Victorian era postcard bracelets, typewriter key bracelets and earrings, merit/service pin 'good energy' bracelets, 1850's tintype brooches and bracelets, as well as a soulful and inspiring line of Joan of Arc jewelry items.

You can visit my other storefront at www.vintagebuttonjewelry.com.
And thank you!


5 out of 5 stars
Reviewed by Françoise VIAL
5 out of 5 stars
Jul 8, 2018
Merci pour ces magnifiques boucles d'oreille tellement originales
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Reviewed by Susan Lester
5 out of 5 stars
Jun 12, 2018
Absolutely fabulous! I grew up in Rome & just had to have these! Great quality - beautiful design. Quick delivery! Grazie mille!
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I will gladly refund your purchase price if you are unhappy with your purchase, once I recieve the item back in the mail.
To do so, please contact me within three days of delivery date, and return the item within 7 days of delivery. European buyers have 30 days to return items. I will refund your sale price and initial shipping fee. You are responsible for your return shipping fee.

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My shipping fees are $3.50 for your whole order, if in the USA. My prices are fair, and include lovely packaging. Thank you for your order. I try to ship items within two days of an order being placed if payment has ben through PayPal or my shop payment account. PayPal is a safe, secure way to pay and registering to use PayPal is quick and easy.

Vegetable ivory Antique Button Bracelet, jewelry, vintage, victorian, tagua nut buttons, 1900's large

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  • Vintage handmade item from 1900 - 1909
  • Materials: tagua nut buttons, vegetable ivory buttons, bracelet
  • Feedback: 252 reviews
  • Favorited by: 26 people
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