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WRBA (Western Regional Button Association)Friday, March 26th, 2021 at 9:12pm
I sadly report the passing of Lucille Weingarten. She passed away peacefully at 10:05 am today. A member in the button world for over 50 years, we learned much from her and enjoyed seeing many of her world-class buttons. May she rest in peace . Renée Comeau
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WRBA (Western Regional Button Association)
WRBA (Western Regional Button Association)Monday, February 22nd, 2021 at 10:45pm
This octagonal button has a base of opaque watermelon pink glass, with dragon’s breath glass above enveloping additional swirls of black glass smoke. Read the article by Keith Golden on the dragon's breath glass buttons.

https://wrba.us/buttons/dragons-breath-octagon/
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WRBA (Western Regional Button Association)Sunday, February 21st, 2021 at 12:45am
Totally clear, viewed from the side, this scarab shaped glass flashes blue and orenge-red colors. This button is featured in the article on the dragon's breath glass by Keith Golden.

https://wrba.us/buttons/dragons-breath-glass-scarab/
WRBA (Western Regional Button Association)
WRBA (Western Regional Button Association)Thursday, February 18th, 2021 at 10:41pm
Dragon’s breath glass imitates a cross between the beautiful Mexican fire opal and what we call a “jelly opal.” Read the article by Keith Golden on the dragon's breath glass.

https://wrba.us/buttons/dragons-breath-glass-mounted-on-metal/
WRBA (Western Regional Button Association)
WRBA (Western Regional Button Association)Thursday, February 18th, 2021 at 2:29am
Clear glass, smooth domed top with an owl molded and painted on the reverse. Set in brass, soldered to an openwork brass border of imitation ribbon entwined in two textured bands. NBS large at 1- 17/32”.

https://wrba.us/buttons/owl-reverse-painted-glass-in-brass-openwork-brass/
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WRBA (Western Regional Button Association)Saturday, February 13th, 2021 at 1:11am
These buttons, small and medium of the matching design, are "souvenir" issues commissioned by the Oregon Electric Railway Historical Society (OERHS website). The Society's mission is "to preserve the regional heritage of electric railway transportation as a living resource for the benefit of the present and future generations." These new buttons were made by the Waterbury Button Company (company website) …...

https://wrba.us/buttons/oregon-electric-railway-souvenir-button/