Silver and Glass toggle bracelet
One of our favorite finds on a recent warehouse shopping adventure was a trove of glass bars made for men’s tie clips from the fifties and sixties. We love their clean modern mid-century style.
We used two of these special pieces in this charm necklace and then added an antique button and a vintage pearl button to create an unexpected mélange of Victorian and mid-century modern styles.
Every antique button is a one and only, chosen just for you, and so will not be identical to the image.
The pearl button was made from mussel shells harvested from the Mississippi River by the Lady Washington Pearl Button Company. When the button company closed its doors in 1964, the great-grandson of the original owner, decided to sell the remaining stock and we bought it all.
In this piece:
- Silver-plated brass stamping that imitates the look of Victorian cut steel, made today in the USA in vintage dies.
One Lady Washington vintage mother-of-pearl button
- Authentic antique cut-steel button, circa 1880-1918 chosen from our collection
- Two vintage tie clip bars, one in jet glass bar and one in white, both with silver luster dots, made in mid-century Western Germany
- Silver-plated brass chain
- Length is 30"