Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Bald Eagle acrylic paint on wood button

Ralph DeCew is a polymer clay artist experienced in creating wonderful reproductions of Kate Greenaway and many other fine picture buttons. His workshop is located in Sterling Heights, MI where he has the encouragement of his wife, Sheri, who is an avid button collector and source of inspiration. Ralph's work is now expanding by intermingling metal and other materials into his polymer clay creations, and he has also begun painting in acrylic on wood. He is an up and coming Studio Artist for 2010. All pieces are signed and dated.


contact him at rdeq1955@yahoo.com

Sunday, October 17, 2010

222 snap-together buttons listed

I now have a separate category for these fun realistic plastic buttons in my ecrater button store, you will find animal life, plant life, transportation, objects, plus more.
look under category SNAP-together buttons.
@ Pegs Buttons

Monday, October 4, 2010

Fashion pins

I have heard these called..tac-back scatter pins, pinch backs, snap-backs, clutch pins, clutchettes, fashion pins and clasp pins. These are whimsical clothing accessories, popular from the 1940's to the 1960's. Click on picture to enlarge.
I have several cards for sale in my ecrater store, look under the category STUFF tac-back pins.
@ Pegs Buttons

Fashion pins back

this is what the back of the pins looks like