http://www.adistinctivestyle.com/ pages 66 & 67
Buttons and History
This is a small history lesson on the rich and diverse journey of the button, so much more than a bit of glass or plastic.
Carved jet black Victorian buttons were worn by sophisticated women at the turn of the century. Colorful or homely, the Chinas date to the 1800s and the Celluloids reflect the high style of the Art Deco period. As the need for more practical and durable products surfaced between World Wars, Bakelite was utilized in button production. Quickly the practical evolved into some of the most beautiful examples of buttons as fashion and have never lost their appeal or their value.
These buttons have long survived the garments for…
- Born on January 31
- Joined September 15, 2008