Sunflowers | Vintage Button

Do any of you remember Rowan & Martins Laugh-In? I know, I’m showing my age but there are certain iconic things one never forgets. I have a vivid memory of watching Henry Gibson and his attempts at poetry –   “Sunflowers, by George Henry...

24K Go Button | Vintage Button

Next up in the Saga of the Buttons is this magic little number that really got my juices flowing. As a web designer I see lots of buttons, electronic ones that is, so they are always on my radar. This vintage button reminded me of some of the more special looking web...

The Great Door | Vintage Button

“The Great Door” was the first in my series of creating beaded jewelry around Vintage Buttons. I chose this name because the button reminded me so strongly of old heavy oak doors, like those for an old cathedral, but it also had a feel for something...

Black Bamboo | Vintage Button

Although “Black Bamboo” was not the first of the buttons I finished it is one I still have for sale, so I’m taking the liberty of beginning the saga here. The buttons had been stored for a long time and were dusty and a little grubby so the first...

The Saga of the Buttons

In seeing and reading these pages of Beaded Jewelry you are seeing my journey as it progresses. All of my friends who make and sell wonderful jewelry and beads, will tell you that I resisted getting into jewelry for a loooong time. Of course now they jovially remind...