WRBA Quarterly Territorial News

Newsletters & Articles

WRBA publishes four newsletters annually as a benefit to our members. Our old newsletter articles are offered here to the public and may be downloaded in PDF format. You can search articles by TOPIC on this page, or click the link below to access articles by AUTHOR.  In addition, WRBA offers WORKSHEETS and these can be accessed from the Button Study Worksheets page.  Our current newsletters can be accessed by members only. Log in to access issues from the most recent three years.  Advertising rates appear at the end of this page.

Button Articles by Topic ( up through 2012)

ALASKA NATIVE ARTIST IDENTIFIED: ARNOLD KAYUTAK by Joy Journeay.pdf
ALEXANDER, NARCIE:  STUDIO ARTIST – 2006 March.pdf
AMERICAN BISON & BUFFALO by Joy Journeay -2007 August WRBA.pdf
ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS BUTTONS.pdf
BACKGROUNDS:  WOOD #1 in a series by Chalmers, Journeay & Barrans – November 2011 WRBA.pdf
BACKGROUNDS:  CELLULOID #2 in a series by Chalmers, Journeay & Barrans -May 2012 WRBA.pdf
BACKGROUNDS:  FABRIC #3 in a series by Chalmers, Journeay & Barrans -May 2012 WRBA.pdf
BACKGROUNDS: METAL #5 in a series by Chalmers, Journeay & Barrans -Oct 2012 WRBA.pdf
BACKGROUNDS:  SHELL-PEARL #6 in a series by Chalmers & Journeay -December 2012 WRBA.pdf
BACKGROUNDS:  GLASS & UNLISTED #7 by Chalmers, Journeay & Barrans – 2013 Feb WRBA.pdf
BACKGROUNDS:  PAIRS #8 by Chalmers, Journeay & Barrans -Feb 2011 WRBA.pdf
BACKGROUNDS:  FOOLERS & CHALLENGERS #9 in a series by Chalmers, Journeay & Barrans -Feb 2013 WRBA.pdf
BACK TYPES: BLACK GLASS 101 by Claudia Chalmers.pdf
BACK TYPES: SCREEN BACKS ON BLACK GLASS by Yessy Byl -Dec 2013 WRBA.pdf
BAKELITE -BRITISH BUTTERSCOTCH BAKELITE by Jocelyn Howells -January 2006 WRBA.pdf
BETHLEHEM PEARLS by Dale Parkhurst – 2007 August WRBA.pdf
BIDRI by Kay Ferguson & Joy Journeay – Nov 2007.pdf
BIRCHCROFT FINE CHINA -May 2009 WRBA.pdf
BLACK GLASS BUTTONS by Yessy Byl -WRBA 2007 April.pdf
BLACK GLASS 101 – BACK TYPES by Claudia Chalmers.pdf
BLACK GLASS 101 – CONSTRUCTION by Claudia Chalmers -Nov 2010 WRBA.pdf
BLACK GLASS 101 – DECORATIVE FINISHES by Claudia Chalmers.pdf
BLACK GLASS 101 – MECHANICAL MAKE UP by Claudia Chalmers.pdf
BLACK GLASS 101 – OME by Claudia Chalmers.pdf
BLACK GLASS 101 – SHAPES by Claudia Chalmers.pdf
BLACK GLASS: FACETED BALLS by Joy Journeay -2013 May WRBA.pdf
BLACK GLASS:  SCREEN BACKS by Yessy Byl -Dec 2013 WRBA.pdf
BOOK: CELEBRITY BUTTON ART  by Karen Gammon – Feb 2012 WRBA.pdf
BORDERS:  An Introduction to the Series by Journeay & Chalmers -May 2008 WRBA.pdf
BORDERS: CONSTRUCTION by Journeay & Chalmers -November 2008 WRBA.pdf
BORDERS: CONVENTIONAL by Journeay & Chalmers -May 2009 WRBA.pdf
BORDERS:  DECORATIVE FINISHES by Journeay & Chalmers – 2009 Aug.pdf
BORDERS:  MULTIPLES by Journeay & Chalmers -June 2010 WRBA.pdf
BORDERS:  OME (Other Material Embellishment) by Journeay & Chalmers – 2011 Aug WRBA.pdf
BORDERS: PICTORIAL by Journeay & Chalmers – November 2008.pdf
BORDERS:  PICTORIAL by Journeay & Chalmers — 2008 Nov WRBA.pdf
BORDERS:  SYMBOLS by Journeay & Chalmers – Feb 2009 WRBA.pdf
BRITISH BUTTERSCOTCH BAKELITE by Jocelyn Howells -January 2006 WRBA.pdf
BUFFALO: AMERICAN BISON by Joy Journeay -2007 August WRBA.pdf
CATS, Some Things in Common by Gil Biggie -January 2006 WRBA.pdf
CELEBRITY BUTTON ART BOOK by Karen Gammon – Feb 2012 WRBA.pdf
CELLULOID BACKGROUNDS #2 in a series by Chalmers, Journeay & Barrans -May 2012 WRBA.pdf
CHARM STRING: Around the World 75th Anniversary of NBS BY Jean Ann Moores -Aug 2013 WRBA.pdf
CHESHIRE JEWELS by Virginia Cox -2007 January WRBA.pdf
CHINA: Birchcroft Fine China -May 2009 WRBA.pdf
COLONIAL COPPER by Joy Journeay -Aug 2013 WRBA.pdf
COMPETITION: Recipe for Button Competition by Barbara Barrans -July 2005.pdf
COMPETITION: Anyone Can Enter and WIN Fun Awards by Gil Biggie -March 2014 WRBA.pdf
COMPETITION: Competitors’ Corner by Joan Lindsay – Nov 2009 WRBA.pdf
CORALENE by Yessy Byl -Sept 2014 WRBA full page.pdf
CROSS PATTERNS by Joy Journeay – Aug 2008 WRBA.pdf
DECCAN BUTTONS by Joy Journeay & Margaret Blaine – 2007 01-15.pdf
DECORATIVE FINISHES on BLACK GLASS 101 by Claudia Chalmers.pdf
DISPLAYS & AWARDS, Thoughts About- – by Barbara Barrans – June 2006 WRBA.pdf
DOGS ON BUTTONS by Diana Hefti – May 2010 WRBA.pdf
DOGS & CANINES Classification by Barbara Barrans – June 2006 WRBA.pdf
ELEPHANTS Can’t Jump, by Joy Journeay -December 2012 WRBA.pdf
ENAMELS by Tom Barrans – May 2014 WRBA full page.pdf
ENAMELS: GIN BARI by Elaine Cossman.pdf
FABRIC BACKGROUNDS #3 in a series by Chalmers, Journeay & Barrans -May 2012 WRBA.pdf
FABRIC STUDY SHEET by Gloria Skovronsky .pdf
FABRC:  MAKE A CLOTH BUTTON WITH A BEADED BORDER by Narcie Alexander – 2006 March.pdf
FABULOUS CREATURES by Tom Barrans.pdf
FILIGREE BUTTONS by Janel Marchi Smith -February 2009 WRBA.pdf
FISH SCALE BUTTONS from PERU by Joy Journeay – 2006 March.pdf
FOCUS ON BUTTONS by Barbara Barrans – Feb 2012 WRBA.pdf
FRENCH, The Role of French  by Gil Biggie -May 2012 WRBA.pdf
GIN BARI ENAMEL by Elaine Cossman.pdf
GLASS BACKGROUNDS in #7 in a series by Chalmers, Journeay & Barrans – 2013 Feb WRBA.pdf
GLASS:  MOONGLOWS by Trudy Graber – Nov 2007.pdf
GLASS: MOLDED SURFACE DESIGNS by Gil Biggie.pdf
GLASS: TRANSPARENT PEACH Glass Button Tray, Ronnie Wexler -2008 January.pdf
GOATS & SHEEP by Joy Journeay -2006 March.pdf
GOLF BLAZER UNIFORM BUTTONS by John Sagi -Jan 2010 WRBA.pdf
HEARTS – Pattern or Shape  by Barbara Barrans -Aug 2013 WRBA.pdf
HORN BUTTONS by Claudia Chalmers – 2008 Apr WRBA.pdf
IVORY:  ALASKA NATIVE ARTIST IDENTIFIED: ARNOLD KAYUTAK by Joy Journeay.pdf
JACKSONIANS by Tom Barrans -Aug 2013 WRBA.pdf
JOURNEAY, JOY, Studio Artist -January 2006 WRBA.pdf
KIRKE, HAZEL BBB 383-20 by Gil Biggie -2012 May WRBA.pdf
LIGHTHOUSES by Gil Biggie – 2008 Jan WRBA.pdf
LIGHTHOUSES by Mary Weinberg & Joy Journeay & Lighthouse Digest.pdf
LITHOGRAPH BUTTONS by Tami Hacker.pdf
METAL BACKGROUNDS #5 in a series by Chalmers, Journeay & Barrans -Oct 2012 WRBA.pdf
METAL:  BIDRI by Kay Ferguson & Joy Journeay – Nov 2007.pdf
METAL:  DECCAN BUTTONS by Joy Journeay & Margaret Blaine – 2007 01-15.pdf
METAL:  SILVER – TWO PIECE CHASED SILVER SET by Claudia Conway.pdf
METAL:  JACKSONIANS by Tom Barrans -Aug 2013 WRBA.pdf
METAL:  WHITE METALS, Ytre-Eide, A.- BC CANADA ARTIST by Byl Yessy.pdf
MOONGLOWS, GLASS BUTTONS by Trudy Graber – Nov 2007.pdf
MOURNING BUTTONS by Dorothy Krugner – Dec 2013 WRBA.pdf
MOZART’S 250th Birthday by Joy Journeay – 2006.pdf
NATIVE AMERICAN ARTS & CRAFTS, PART I – SILVER  BY Vicky Mayhall – June 2006 WRBA.pdf
NATIVE AMERICAN ARTS & CRAFTS, PART II – BEADS, POTTERY, IVORY & UNEXPECTED Vicky Mayhall – 2006 Sept.pdf
NRA BUTTONS -National Recovery Act by Dorothy Krugner -WRBA 2007 April.pdf
PATTERNS:  CROSSES  by Joy Journeay – Aug 2008 WRBA.pdf
PEARLIE KINGS & QUEENS OF ENGLAND by Gloria Skovronsky – May 2009 WRBA.pdf
PERU FISH SCALE BUTTONS by Joy Journeay – 2006 March.pdf
PUBLICATIONS & RESOURCES FROM NBS by Gil Biggie -December 2013 WRBA.pdf
QUEEN VICTORIA by Dorothy Krugner -Jan 2010 WRBA.pdf
RIVETED SHANK OVERALL BUTTONS by Bev Heebner.pdf
RIVET BUTTONS: A PRIMER ON COLLECTING by David E. Race -Nov 2008 WRBA.pdf
ROYAL RUFFS by Harriett Martin – 2007 January.pdf
SHAPES, BLACK GLASS 101  by Claudia Chalmers.pdf
SHAPES: FACETED BLACK GLASS BALLS by Joy Journeay -2013 May WRBA.pdf
SHEEP & GOATS by Joy Journeay – 2006 March.pdf
SHELL-PEARL BACKGROUNDS #6 in a series by Chalmers & Journeay -December 2012 WRBA.pdf
SHELL – BETHLEHEM PEARLS   by Dale Parkhurst – 2007 August WRBA.pdf
SHELL – Pearlie Kings & Queens of England by Gloria Skovronsky -May 2009 WRBA.pdf
SHOW & TELL: New Button Purchases from WRBA 2013 by Gil Biggie -December 2013 WRBA.pdf
SHOW & TELL: Pretty Posies by Gloria Skovronsky -September 2009 WRBA.pdf
SHOW & TELL:  Snowflake Sonnett by Tom Barrans – Dec 2009.pdf
SILVER – TWO PIECE CHASED SILVER SET by Claudia Conway.pdf
STRAWBERRIES-Showing Their Seeds by Joy Journeay -Mar 2006 WRBA.pdf
STUDIO ARTIST: Narcie Alexander – 2006 March.pdf
STUDIO ARTIST: Bob Benson – May 2012 WRBA.pdf
STUDIO ARTIST: Joy Journeay -January 2006 WRBA.pdf
STUDIO ARTIST:  G. Paul – 2008 April.pdf
STUDY SHEET:  WOOD  by Gloria Skovronsky – 2008.pdf
STUDY SHEET:  FABRIC by Gloria Skovronsky.pdf
USAGE:  ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS.pdf
USAGE:  GOLF BLAZER UNIFORM BUTTONS by John Sagi -Jan 2010 WRBA.pdf
USAGE: LIGHTHOUSES by Mary Weinberg & Joy Journeay & Lighthouse Digest.pdf
USAGE:  RIVETED SHANK OVERALL BUTTONS by Bev Heebner.pdf
USAGE: RIVET BUTTONS: A PRIMER ON COLLECTING by David E. Race -Nov 2008 WRBA.pdf
VANITY, HIGH CLASS by Mary Jo Thoele -December 2012 WRBA.pdf
VEGETABLE IVORY:  The Micronesian Ivory Nut  by Bob Benson -May 2012 WRBA.pdf
VICTORIA, QUEEN by Dorothy Krugner -Jan 2010 WRBA.pdf
WOOD BACKGROUNDS #1 in a series by Chalmers, Journeay & Barrans – November 2011 WRBA.pdf
WOOD STUDY SHEETS by Gloria Skovronsky – 2008.pdf
YTRE-EIDE, A – THE BC CANADA ARTIST by Byl Yessy.pdf

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