Beautiful Buttons


Humans have been fashioning and using buttons on their clothing since they decided to wear clothing!

Primitive humans used bits of bone or wood along with sinew sewn seams to act as toggle like closures.

Buttons of bronze, horn, glass, leather, wood and covered in fabric followed for centuries adorning everything From Boots to ballgowns.


The industrial age and modern machinery brought about a boom in buttons.Carded sets were now available to both the commercial seamstress, garment factories and those who sewed at home.