I had no idea there was this was going on; button collecting! The Colorado State Button Society puts on a button show every year. There are juried competitions and of course dealers and collectors go to buy. There are classes, lectures and workshops too. And, oh all the buttons. Beautiful buttons, everywhere. Old ones,very old ones, Bake-lite, glass, buttons from Germany, China, Egypt. The most expensive I saw was almost 2000.00. The cheapest was a quarter. That’s the bin I was in. Continue reading
Here is a little dose of history. It’s over 9 minutes long but it’s quite interesting. At around 5:30 watch the human sewing machine!