Beautiful Button Jewelry

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2006 - Crafts & Hobbies - 143 pages
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Susan Davis shows crafters how to create wonderful vintage-style buttons and turn them into attractive jewelry. The sophisticated and elegant projects are carved and stenciled, and made of such materials as metal, jet glass, pearl, bakelite, and celluloid and every one is gorgeous. Davis presents them in historical order, and provides a little history and anecdotal description of each style.
 

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There are some lovely and beautiful projects which suffer from muddy and confusing instructions. The photography is great and the background information about buttons very interesting. I'm knocking it ... Read full review

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I LOVE THIS BOOK! I saw it at the fabric store and I had to have it. I just love buttons. The photos are gorgeous and the instructions are clears. The only complain I have is the list of suppliers in the back. Most are either inadequate or wholesale only. And finding buttons is no easy feat, either. I wish a modern button manufacture would make replica vintage buttons. *Sigh*  

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Section 1
22
Section 2
24
Section 3
27
Section 4
28
Section 5
58
Section 6
62
Section 7
71
Section 8
77
Section 9
104
Section 10
117
Section 11
134
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SUSAN DAVIS has worked in public radio for over a decade and is currently a senior producer at North Carolina Public Radio/ WUNC in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
GINA HYAMS is the author of several books on travel and the arts. Her work has also appeared in "Newsweek, Salon," and "San Francisco" magazine.

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