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Victorian Shell Boot Buttons, Khaki (100pc) ~ bb10

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$30.00
Size: 

approx 9 x 9mm each, plus shank

Material: 
freshwater mussel shell and steel shank
80
Catalog: 
Buttons and Coins
SKU: 
bb10
$30.00 ea.
Description: 

100 pieces of Khaki color Victorian (pre 1920's) shell High-Top boot-buttons. Handmade in Muscatine, Iowa from freshwater mussel shell from the Mississippi river. In the 1    890's Muscatine was known as the Pearl Button Capital of the World! The boot buttons were exported worldwide for lace-up boots. At that time, over 2,500 workers were employed in different button-related businesses. These buttons are beautiful, versatile, historical pieces and are lovely beading componant!!