Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Coralene glass button

Coralene: Buttons decorated with tiny glass beads heat fused to the surface. Most have
4-way metal shanks and are considered to be of the middle to late 19th century (Victorian period). Some have only one color added and a rim of gold luster added while others have floral designs. My button is a lady’s head and does have the 4-way metal shank