Necklace #157, plastic buttons with Lucite or glass vintage buttons overlaid, on Japanese chirimen polyester bias tape.
Still with sparkly, the center button on this next one is by glass artist Robin Pascal, whose studio is in the mountains east of Albuquerque, but all the little companion buttons are sleek - covered in vintage Japanese kimono silk.
Necklace #158. Art glass button with buttons covered in vintage Japanese kimono silk, on Japanese chirimen polyester bias tape.
But then back to sparkly with some patina of past life - vintage rhinestone and metal buttons:
Necklace # 159. Vintage rhinestone and metal buttons on Japanese chirimen polyester bias tape.
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