May 2, 2010

Button and Hook...

I thought I would share some vintage Mother of Pearl...
Buttons and Buttonhooks.

Victorian Fashion is always so lovely,
but it must be a true skill to use a buttonhook!

(click photo to enlarge)


Today I am joining Mary at Little Red House
for Mosaic Monday

Stop by for some fun!


Thanks for stopping by,

14 comments:

Millie said...

That is so pretty! I really like the glossy look of the various items.

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Very pretty, I love mother of pearl! I can't even guess what you do with a button hook?

Small City Scenes said...

Lovely mosaic. I wonder how to use a button hook also. MB

GrandmaK said...

Really very beautiful!!! A beautiful blog as well. Cathy

Debby said...

Beautiful post, nothing like old vintage goodies.
debby

Carolyn said...

So pretty! I love mother of pearl too! Before I clicked on the comment button, I was thinking about what is a button hook...then I remembered the boots ladies used to wear with the row of buttons on them. I wonder if that is what a button hook is for??

Very pretty mosaic!
Hugs, Carolyn ~ Cottage Sunshine

Bobbi said...

Hi, wonderful mosaic! I hope that you have a lovely new week!
Hugs...
Bobbi

g.suzie said...

You should make your mosaic into a picture, I love the soft nuetral color. . .I've never seen a button hook before, you need to demonstrate for us! Have a great week.

Katie@LeBeauPaonVictorien said...

Hi Bella!
I love your vintage buttonhooks! So pretty!
My grandmother used to have one, for her gloves. I am always on the look out for pretty vintage ones, but I don't come across them that often, surprisingly.
I'd love a couple for my bedroom dresser; as soon as I find that perfect brush and mirror set, of course!

Lavender Cottage said...

Hi Bella
That's a nice collection of buttons. I always wondered how the Victorian women fared when it was hot/humid out with all the clothes they wore.
That was a sincere post you did of the lambs I sent you and it was my pleasure to send the small gift.
Judith

Brambleberry Cottage said...

I love, love, love buttons!

The ones in your mosaic remind me of those included in my giveaway. Come on by and get the link to the details at the top of my blog's sidebar.

Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottae

32˙North said...

Hi Bella,

I love mother of pearl, too! It has such a great, timeless look.

Amanda

Queen of Dreamsz said...

Hi Bella,

I collect the MOP buttons too.
The button hooks are fabulous!

I'm visiting for Mosaic Monday...
I would love for you to stop by when you have a chance!

Have a wonderful day...
Hugs,
Stephanie

Mary said...

Oh, how beautiful! They seem to glow from within! Thanks so much for sharing your lovely collection at MM. :)