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Renee says: “This antique button pendant just about takes the cake for best piece ever! This is a large, copper antique button with superb and intricate image of Australian Brolgas bird. I especially like the detail which reflects the craftsmanship of the button makers from that era. Set as always in solid sterling silver, I’ve shown it on a black cord, pearls and with a silver chain. The bird has it’s wings out in classic Brolgas stance, see link below to learn more about this remarkable bird. If you love interesting and unique jewellery, this is the one! Antique 1800’s era button pendants…treasures from a bygone era to cherish today. Scroll thru’ images for up close peek.”
Does not include pearls, chain or black cord as shown in photos.
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Length: 2.25 inches 57.15 mm See photo of pendant next to Australian. 10 cent coin for size reference.
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Antique Picture Buttons
Making their appearance in the mid 1800’s era, Picture Buttons became fashionable by the late 1870’s and were made until about the 1920’s. Most were manufactured in Europe by master craftsmen and are remarkably beautiful and well made. A Picture Button is metal, sometimes a combination of metals such as steel, silver, copper or brass. Many of these buttons have been given names, either when they were originally made or later as to identify them for collectors. Many Picture Buttons feature designs that depict fables, myths, operas, scenes or popular items of the era. Picture Buttons are true miniature treasures from a bygone era.
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