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Section 8 : Glass Mounted in/on Metal

Acknowledgments: Special thanks to Barbara Barrans and Louella Yeargain for collaborating in the update of this section including their contribution of many of the button images in the examples.  A special thanks to Joan Lindsay & Joy Journeay for their expert editing skills!


References:

(1)  National Button Society Blue Book, Official NBS Classification and Competition Guidelines

(2) Hughes, Elizabeth and Marion Lester.  The Big Book of Buttons. St. Johann Press - 2010


* To download and print pdf s of the glass mounted in/on metal worksheets click these links: page 1 , page 2.

8-1 Black Glass - (BG) - Faceted  (1-5/8")
8-1 Black Glass - (BG) - Faceted (1-5/8")
8-1 Black Glass - Paint DF
Pad Back  (1-1/4")
8-1 Black Glass - Paint DF
Pad Back (1-1/4")
8-1 Black Glass - Cameo Design
Back Mark (BM)  (7/8")
8-1 Black Glass - Cameo Design
Back Mark (BM) (7/8")
8-1 Black Glass - Impressed Design
BM  (3/4")
8-1 Black Glass - Impressed Design
BM (3/4")
8-1 Black Glass - Cameo Design
Shape  (1-5/8")
8-1 Black Glass - Cameo Design
Shape (1-5/8")
8-1 Black Glass - Floral Overlay
Waistcoat  (1/2")
8-1 Black Glass - Floral Overlay
Waistcoat (1/2")
8-1 Black Glass - Double Sheet Overlay
Shape  (1-5/8")
8-1 Black Glass - Double Sheet Overlay
Shape (1-5/8")
8-1 Black Glass - Tile  (7/8")
8-1 Black Glass - Tile (7/8")
8-1 Black Glass - Lacy
Iridescent DF   (1-1/4")
8-1 Black Glass - Lacy
Iridescent DF (1-1/4")
8-1 Black Glass - Embossed Design (1-1/8")
8-1 Black Glass - Embossed Design (1-1/8")
8-1 Black Glass - Circumflex Shank  (1-1/8")
8-1 Black Glass - Circumflex Shank (1-1/8")
8-1 Black Glass - Protrusion  (5/16")
8-1 Black Glass - Protrusion (5/16")
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Faceted
Dome/BM  (7/8")
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Faceted
Dome/BM (7/8")
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Goldstone Waistcoat  (7/16")
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Goldstone Waistcoat (7/16")
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Overlay
Waistcoat//Paris BM (7/16")
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Overlay
Waistcoat//Paris BM (7/16")
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Opaque
Rhinestone/Paste OME  (9/16")
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Opaque
Rhinestone/Paste OME (9/16")
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Gay 90's Type (1-5/8")
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Gay 90's Type (1-5/8")
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Intaglio
Gold Luster  (1-1/8")
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Intaglio
Gold Luster (1-1/8")
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Veil Button  Shape (13/16")
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Veil Button Shape (13/16")
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Mounted on Metal - Matte DF  (1-3/16")
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Mounted on Metal - Matte DF (1-3/16")
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Escutcheon Shape  (1-5/8")
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Escutcheon Shape (1-5/8")
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Glass Precision Inlay (3/4")
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Glass Precision Inlay (3/4")
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Opaque  (1/2") Waistcoat - Paint DF
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Opaque (1/2") Waistcoat - Paint DF
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Overlay Stripes Waistcoat//BM  (1/2")
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Overlay Stripes Waistcoat//BM (1/2")
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Split Shank  (1/2")
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Split Shank (1/2")
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Molded
Sepia Tint DF  (7/8")
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Molded
Sepia Tint DF (7/8")
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Precision Inlay Threadback  (15/16")
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Precision Inlay Threadback (15/16")
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Saphirette Matte DF  (1-1/8")
8-2 Clear and Colored Glass - Saphirette Matte DF (1-1/8")
8-3 Drum with Glass Center - Clear Glass (9/16"Dx3/16"H)
8-3 Drum with Glass Center - Clear Glass (9/16"Dx3/16"H)
8-3 Drum with Glass Center - White Glass Pad Back  (1-1/8"Dx1/4"H)
8-3 Drum with Glass Center - White Glass Pad Back (1-1/8"Dx1/4"H)
8-4 Design In Glass (DIG) - Mounted in metal - BM (1 1/4")
8-4 Design In Glass (DIG) - Mounted in metal - BM (1 1/4")
8-4 Design Under Glass (DUG) - reverse intaglio (1-1/4")
8-4 Design Under Glass (DUG) - reverse intaglio (1-1/4")
8-4 Design Under Glass (DUG) - Foil embedded - Steels Border  (1-3/8")
8-4 Design Under Glass (DUG) - Foil embedded - Steels Border (1-3/8")
8-4 Design Under Glass (DUG) - 
Reverse Painted  (1-1/16")
8-4 Design Under Glass (DUG) -
Reverse Painted (1-1/16")
8-4 Design Under Glass (DUG) - Reverse Painted Intaglio Split Shank (9/16")
8-4 Design Under Glass (DUG) - Reverse Painted Intaglio Split Shank (9/16")
8-4 Design Under Glass (DUG) - Reverse Painted Imitation Turquoise Border (1-1/8")
8-4 Design Under Glass (DUG) - Reverse Painted Imitation Turquoise Border (1-1/8")
8-4 Design Under Glass (DUG) - Reverse Painted Pearl Tesserae (1-3/8")
8-4 Design Under Glass (DUG) - Reverse Painted Pearl Tesserae (1-3/8")
8-4.1 One Piece Mounting (OPM) - 
DUG (15/16")
8-4.1 One Piece Mounting (OPM) -
DUG (15/16")
8-4.1 One Piece Mounting (OPM) - Reverse Painted DUG  (1-15/16")
8-4.1 One Piece Mounting (OPM) - Reverse Painted DUG (1-15/16")
8-4.1 One Piece Mounting (OPM) - Design On Glass Dome  (15/16")
8-4.1 One Piece Mounting (OPM) - Design On Glass Dome (15/16")
8-4.1 One Piece Mounting (OPM) - DUG Dome  (1-15/16")
8-4.1 One Piece Mounting (OPM) - DUG Dome (1-15/16")
8-4.1 One Piece Mounting (OPM) - Design on Glass Dome over Pearl  (3/4")
8-4.1 One Piece Mounting (OPM) - Design on Glass Dome over Pearl (3/4")
8-4.1 One Piece Mounting (OPM) - DUG Reverse Painted Faux Sulfide  (1-1/8")
8-4.1 One Piece Mounting (OPM) - DUG Reverse Painted Faux Sulfide (1-1/8")
8-4.2 Shield - Ink on Silk 18th Century (1-3/8")
8-4.2 Shield - Ink on Silk 18th Century (1-3/8")
8-4.2 Shield - OPM en cliché on Fabric  (1-5/16")
8-4.2 Shield - OPM en cliché on Fabric (1-5/16")
8-4.2 Shield - Printed Transfer  (1-1/2")
8-4.2 Shield - Printed Transfer (1-1/2")
8-4.2 Shield - Pearl on Unidentified Material  (1-3/8")
8-4.2 Shield - Pearl on Unidentified Material (1-3/8")
8-5 Imitation Gemstone - (Coral)
Mounted on Metal - Prong (1-1/2")
8-5 Imitation Gemstone - (Coral)
Mounted on Metal - Prong (1-1/2")
8-5 Imitation Gemstone - Faux Filigree Mounting (1-3/8")
8-5 Imitation Gemstone - Faux Filigree Mounting (1-3/8")
8-5-1 Rhinestones/Pastes - Todd Oldham  (1")
8-5-1 Rhinestones/Pastes - Todd Oldham (1")
8-5.1 Rhinestones/Pastes - 18th Century  (1-3/8")
8-5.1 Rhinestones/Pastes - 18th Century (1-3/8")
8-5.1 Rhinestones/Pastes - Pavé Mounting  (7/16")
8-5.1 Rhinestones/Pastes - Pavé Mounting (7/16")
8-5.1 Rhinestones/Pastes - Claw /Mounting- Shape  (1-3/4")
8-5.1 Rhinestones/Pastes - Claw /Mounting- Shape (1-3/4")
8-5.1 Rhinestones/Pastes - Clear Paste Border - BM(1-3/16")
8-5.1 Rhinestones/Pastes - Clear Paste Border - BM(1-3/16")
8-5-1 Rhinestones/Pastes - Two Shanks  (1-1/4")
8-5-1 Rhinestones/Pastes - Two Shanks (1-1/4")
8-5.1 Rhinestones/Pastes - Prong Mounting  (7/16")
8-5.1 Rhinestones/Pastes - Prong Mounting (7/16")
8-5.1 Rhinestones/Pastes - Painted Mounting (1")
8-5.1 Rhinestones/Pastes - Painted Mounting (1")
8-5.1 Rhinestones/Pastes - Shape  (7/8")
8-5.1 Rhinestones/Pastes - Shape (7/8")
8-5.1 Rhinestones/Pastes - Aurora DF  (7/8")
8-5.1 Rhinestones/Pastes - Aurora DF (7/8")
8-6 Unlisted - Mosaic - Colored Glass  (1-1/8")
8-6 Unlisted - Mosaic - Colored Glass (1-1/8")
8-6 Unlisted - Micro Mosaic
Black Glass  (7/8")
8-6 Unlisted - Micro Mosaic
Black Glass (7/8")
8-6 Unlisted - Background Glass with Silver Surface (1-3/8")
8-6 Unlisted - Background Glass with Silver Surface (1-3/8")
8-6 Unlisted - Background Black and Opaque Glass  (9/16")
8-6 Unlisted - Background Black and Opaque Glass (9/16")

* Glass Mounted in/on Metal Buttons Worksheet in Excel

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