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 […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on a good day to start WRBA
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 […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Join WRBA from WHEREVER you are!
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 […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on New Year, Happy with Buttons!
We do not know just when buttons were first used. We do know objects resembling buttons have been found back to BCE. [more]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Buttons – a history
To write a successful award (easy to understand, enter and judge), an understanding of our classification is essential. [more]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Writing Competition Awards
Button collecting is an old hobby. Collectors accumulated knowledge about buttons through playing competition. Awards & Displays Writing Competition Awards Awards Sponsorship FormContinue Reading... Comments Off on Introduction to Button Competition
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 centuryContinue Reading... Comments Off on about button collecting
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.Continue Reading... Comments Off on WRBA Button Album
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]Continue Reading... Comments Off on AWARDS AND DISPLAYS
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