Celtic knot designs are meant to symbolize faith, declare unity among people and in some cases, protect against evil spirits. But their greatest significance might be their reference to eternity and eternal life.
The 1893 Postal Laws and Regulations introduced a new coat button style: in lieu of the post rider, the buttons could feature "a letter carrier in uniform with mail bag on shoulder and letter in uplifted hand."
Both images appeared above the initials "P.O.D." The wording describing the coat button remained unchanged through 1948, the last year the Postal Laws and Regulations was published. Prior to 1942, regulations specified the buttons were to be made of 100% brass.
This piece features
Two Post Office Delivery 1850s - 1920's-era brass buttons
Bamboo is a colony plant, so it uses energy from this existing plant to produce more plants and expand the root structure. Connect to your roots in these beautiful bamboo-inspired antique button earrings in silver and purple.
These tiny antique button earrings, featuring a grape vine, find their enormous power between mountains and oceans.
Flanked by the majestic and breathtaking Sierra Nevada mountain range to the east and the vast Pacific Ocean to the west, Central Valley is an expanse of farmland in between. 75 percent of California's wine grapes are grown in Central Valley. Walking among these wineries, one can't help but be reminded of the power of nature and our place in it.
These antique buttons have retained their red color for more than a century. This is an incredible gift to the owner of these earrings and will be a unique and historical complement to any wardrobe choice.
This piece features:
Two antique 1850s - 1920's-era buttons
Buttons range in size from 10-18 mm
Gold-toned ear wires
Nickel free and lead free
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