Sunday, March 29, 2015

Restorative buttons

After many months of searching at thrift stores for buttons and coming up relatively empty, I had a restorative experience yesterday!  As in, it restored my faith that it was possible to find beautiful buttons in thrift stores.
I found these at the bottom of a bin at our Goodwill Outlet.  The sparkly ones were mixed in with some Christmas ornaments -- not even vintage ornaments.
 The larger stones on the outside are aurora borealis stones; the smaller ones have a pale green tinge.
Here's what the back looks like.  I think they are just beautiful!
I believe these grape cluster buttons are made from Lucite or a similar plastic with sparkles in the mix.  They definitely need to be cleaned but I have to research the best way before I attempt it.
Aren't they fun?

4 comments:

Sue Marrazzo said...

AWESOME Display of Vintage Buttons!!!!!
All are so COOL = )

andrea creates said...

very interesting-and different, buttons great find! :)

Shirlee Fassell said...

Wow think I will rush over to my local Goodwill and see what I can find!!

autena said...

Lucky you, those are fine buttons! I am always attracted to anything with a grape theme!

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