005) Buttons, Buttons, Buttons! (In-Person)

Welcome to the intriguing world of collectible buttons – the world’s smallest antique. Whether you are fascinated with their artistic quality, want to examine their construction, or seek to delve into their history, you will discover that every button has a story. For instance, metal buttons made in 19th century England tell a child labor story, while shell buttons reveal their deep-sea origin. Learn how to guess a button’s age and make a “Button Sampler” using vintage and antique buttons.