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Discover Hidden Gems in Your Button Collection

Photo: Sloan Howard

Have you ever wondered if you have any valuable buttons in your collection? You spot a large jar of buttons at a garage sale and buy it for a few dollars. Sorting them at home, you notice there seem to be some beautiful, perhaps vintage, sets of buttons. But just how do you know what you have? Can you test for authenticity? Yes. In fact, there are some neat tricks you can learn to determine what your buttons are made of. Beau Gabiniewicz explains how you can find out.

From Threads #139

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