3rd September 2020

Smugglers’ Button

Perhaps you’ve heard of smuggler’s buttons, and wondered where this has truth or fiction …

The Daily Mercury (Mackay), 7th December 1936 page 8.


Hand crafted buttons

Australian Women’s Weekly 18th march 1950 page 60: A young Hungarian migrant living in a migrant’s camp made these buttons and necklaces from plum and cherry stones and walnut kernels and shells, carved by knife.


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