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Marcel, London Hallmark 1896-1935 - Western Regional Button Association
With thanks to late Elizabeth Hughes who identified so many buttons in her Big Book of Buttons, we learn that this silver button commemorated the most popular 19th-century opera Les Huguenots (The Protestants) by Giacomo Meyerbeer that looks far back on a violently divisive political power struggle,...
Favrile glass Scarab by Tiffany - Western Regional Button Association
According to “The Lost Treasures of Louis Comfort Tiffany” by Hugh McKean, the original card of circa 1910 had 12 buttons stitched to a black card stamped “The Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company” or “Tiffany Favrile Glass/Tiffany Furnaces/Sole Makers/Corona, L.I., N.Y.” If anyone has t...