Button Country

An Educational Resource for Button Collectors - originally created by Paul Rice

          

Copyright © 2012 All Rights Reserved.

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Copyright © 2012 All Rights Reserved.

Links for Button Sections

and Worksheets:

Celluloid

Ceramics

China

Enamels

Fabrics/Textiles

Horn

Metals

Shell

Synthetic Polymers

Vegetable Ivory

Wood

Other Materials

Glass, Black

Glass, Clear and Colored

Glass Mounted in/on Metal

Patterns

18th Century

Usage

Secific Types Assorted

Uniform

Bridle Rosettes

Buckles/Clasps

Button Covers/Shoe Button Covers

Button Hooks & Related  Devices

Costume Trimmings

Links and Studs

Netsuke

Obi Dome

Other Related Specialties

Button & Button Related Section Pages

and Worksheets

The purpose of these gallery's are to provide insight for collectors on how buttons fit in the National Button Society classification system. The examples shown are from the collections of National Button Society members who have collaborated in this educational effort.

This resource was developed to provide new and experienced collectors with a greater understanding and insight into the wide range of fun and interesting collectible buttons and button related specialties in the Blue Book.

These pages include more than 1400 visual examples, plus many specific on-line and literature references for those who wish to delve deeper.


Click on the links in the menu to the right to link to pages where you can

see each section plus download and print the related worksheet.


Click the links below to read more in depth information about these sections.

Visit the Antique and Vintage Buttons

+ information about them page

Visit the Button Related Specialties

+ information about them page

Button Related Special Topics