Melinda has arranged eleven patterned vegetable ivory buttons into this delightful bracelet. Vegetable ivory buttons were manufactured as early as 1880 as a sustainable alternative to animal ivory. It is created primarily from the elephant plant, native to South America.
This piece features:
Seven vintage celluloid buttons, dating late 1920s - 1970s
Nine celluloid buttons are arranged in a perfect row in this lovely bracelet. Celluloid was the first synthetic plastic material, developed in the 1860's and 1870's. It popularity waned in the mid-1900's with the introduction of synthetic polymers.
This piece features:
Nine vintage celluloid buttons, dating late 1920s - 1970s
Hailed as the “Queen of the Fall Flowers”, the red chrysanthemum is a symbol of joy and beauty before winter arrives. Incorporate this beautiful bracelet into your November wardrobe - it will be the hit of the party!
This piece features:
Gold-toned clamper bracelet
Nickel free and lead free
Note: extra length may be requested at checkout if needed.
In the 1930’s Cat-eye glasses are born after Altina Schinasi walked by an optician’s office and noticed the lack of stylish options for women. Inspired by the masks that Schinasi saw in Venice, Italy, she designed glasses with exaggerated framing around the eyes. After being turned down by multiple opticians, she finally gained a fan in one glasses boutique in New York City. During the 1940’s - early 1960’s the now famous frames started to be referred to as the “Harlequin.” The trend was a rectangle lens with a thick frame, a slight uplift at the sides, and small details at the corners such as little gold stars.
As fabulous as these are, it only made sense that they should transcend from eye jewelry into “traditional” jewelry! A fun conversation piece, connection to a favorite Aunt, Mom or Grandmother or just because you are an individual with style...this necklace is guaranteed to bring joy!
This minion is a great addition to any seamstress or quilter. She is the Queen of sewing as shown by her vintage card game piece body. Her advertising thimble hat is oh so stylish...and her safety pin arms are perfect to hold her sewing machine and scissors. Bone buttons are used as accents to the assembled chain. Sweet Sewing!
HAIRriet is sure to charm and keep you looking your best! Her body is made using a vintage advertising domino, these would have been given as a promotion back in the day. Old telephone wire is her hair, a key for her head and she is holding her brush in one hand and her blow dryer and scissors are in her other.
This item is made from:
Vintage telephone wire
Hair related Charms
Adjustable siver toned contrasting chain can be worn up to 28”
This dainty and sweet necklace is a throwback to the romance and tragedy of one’s loved one going off to war. The double heart piece was a common memento sent home to a sweetheart, with names engraved...in this case it was Tom & Bessie, and the United States Navy emblem is in the center. The gold filled locket with initials S+S can be used for your own picture. The “I love mom” charm and Victorian era bib pin add just a bit more detail and interest to this necklace. Hello Sailor indeed !
This is a circa 1880’s button classified under the Theatre and Opera section of collectible Buttons. Pierrot & Pierrette were characters fashioned after a French pantomime....sellers marketed this button under the name “True Love”. Considered a collectible button, I keep the back shank intact, so as to not damage this fabulous antique button.
This necklace features:
authentic 1880’s antique picture button
20” chain that is half gold toned and half silver toned
These simple dainty earrings have been created from repurposing beads from a broken 1950’s necklace and adding pearls. Vintage glass crystal beads just can’t be beat for their sparkle. They drop down one inch from ear wire.
24/20 gold filled ear wires
vintage crystals & pearls
lead free & nickel free
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