Category Archives: About WRBA

  • Photos from the 2018 WRBA Show

    Posted on October 9, 2018 by WRBA in About Buttons, About WRBA, WRBA Updates, Events, Photos.

    WRBA 2018 was a lot of fun!

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    2017 WRBA Convention was a lot of fun!

    Posted on October 9, 2017 by WRBA in About Buttons, About WRBA, WRBA Updates.

    Thank you for attending the Western Regional Button Association 2017 Button Show! In addition to the Showroom sales, it was chock full of activities like: Welcome Presentation: “Notorious Women” by Anne Morgan One-Card Button Sale, participated by all Button Competition and Display Presentation: “The Tokaido Road Station Stops” by Barbara Johnson Presentation: “Asia through the […]

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  • a good day to start WRBA

    Posted on January 1, 2017 by WRBA in About WRBA, WRBA Updates.

    Become a WRBA member today and ring in the year filled with button fun. We will learn together.  Our membership year is from January 1 to December 31, so today is a good day for you to join. If you are curious about what we do at WRBA, but was hesitant to become a WRBA member […]

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  • Join WRBA from WHEREVER you are!

    Posted on December 31, 2016 by WRBA in About WRBA, WRBA Updates.

    If you are curious about what we do at WRBA, but was hesitant to become a WRBA member because of where you happen to reside, not to worry! Participate in our Button Album, online from anywhere.   Read our member only newsletter articles from where you are! Become a WRBA member today and ring in the […]

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  • New Year, Happy with Buttons!

    Posted on December 30, 2016 by WRBA in About WRBA, WRBA Updates.

    2016 was a big year of progress for WRBA.  The NBS Convention in Denver (see photos) was a great success, thanks to all who pitched in to help make it happen! We also updated the website with amazing new features to embrace our mission statement, to enjoy buttons and to learn together: Button Album: member-contributed, searcheable button […]

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  • Buttons – a history

    Posted on March 3, 2016 by WRBA in About WRBA.

    We do not know just when buttons were first used.  We do know objects resembling buttons have been found back to BCE. [more]

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  • Writing Competition Awards

    Posted on March 1, 2016 by WRBA in About WRBA.

    To write a successful award (easy to understand, enter and judge), an understanding of our  classification is essential. [more]

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  • Introduction to Button Competition

    Posted on February 27, 2016 by WRBA in About WRBA.

    Button collecting is an old hobby.  Collectors accumulated knowledge about buttons through playing competition.   Awards & Displays Writing Competition Awards Awards Sponsorship Form  

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  • about button collecting

    Posted on February 26, 2016 by WRBA in About WRBA.

    Buttons are far more than merely a mundane fastening device.  Button collectors often refer to them as “art in miniature.”  Of course there are many utilitarian buttons to be sure, but…[read more] White salt overlay of a bird on black glass with painted floral spray black glass, salt overlay, l9th century  

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  • WRBA Button Album

    Posted on February 26, 2016 by WRBA in About WRBA.

    WRBA Button Album is an ongoing educational project.   WRBA members are encouraged to send comments to the editors towards better description/categorization of  buttons appearing in this album.  

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  • AWARDS AND DISPLAYS

    Posted on February 26, 2016 by WRBA in About WRBA.

    The following is a checklist of items to include/exclude (and think about) for a competitive list of awards. Listed items are meant to be a guideline for both competitors as well as judges. [more]

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  • 2015 Show Photos

    Posted on November 28, 2015 by WRBA in About WRBA.

      2015 Show Photos

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