5th October 2021

New Finds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

‘Woolworths Spares’ date from the early-mid 1950s, and were supplied mostly by General Plastics. The exception was for real pearl-shell buttons, that were sourced from both China and Hong Kong.

Nikki Tervo Designs is a craft-ware business started in 1995 and based in Brisbane. It is now, according to the website, the largest ceramic button business in Australia.

See  https://nikkitervodesigns.com.au/product-category/ceramic-buttons/

G. Herring sourced its glass buttons from West Germany in the 1950s.

 

 

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