• Georgian Gentlemen’s Buttons - Jessie's Private Collection.

    Many of these were made in France. They are made from many materials such as glass, enamel, silver, steel, copper, painting on parchment, precious and semi precious stones. The ‘Habitat’ buttons contain seaweed, feathers or even a dead grasshopper shown on this paper.

    Georgian Gentlemen’s Buttons

    Wrapping Paper
    Code: WP111 £10.08 Add to order
  • French Button, Painting on Parchment, Late 18th century, Jessie's Private Collection.

    This French Gentleman’s button depicts a balloon ascending painted on parchment and entitled ‘la folie du Siecle’. Gentlemens’ buttons were highly decorated at this time and made out of many different materials from precious stones to copper and porcelain. Ladies buttons were not decorated until the 1840's. French buttons often had a royal image on the reverse to show their political allegiance to the King during the French Revolution.

    Mini card size: Approx. 75mm wide x 75mm high.

    French Button

    Mini Card
    Code: MC111 £4.20 Add to order
  • French Button, Painting on Parchment, Late 18th century, Jessie's Private Collection.

    This French Gentleman’s button depicts a balloon ascending painted on parchment and entitled ‘la folie du Siecle’. Gentlemen's buttons were highly decorated at this time and made out of many different materials from precious stones to copper and porcelain. Ladies buttons were not decorated until the 1840's. French buttons often had a royal image on the reverse to show their political allegiance to the King during the French Revolution.

    Tag size: Approx. 75mm wide x 75mm high.

    French Button

    Gift Tag
    Code: T111 £2.16 Add to order
  • Georgian Gentlemen’s Buttons - Jessie's Private Collection.

    Many of these were made in France. They are made from many materials such as glass, enamel, silver, steel, copper, painting on parchment, precious and semi precious stones.

    The ‘Habitat’ buttons contain seaweed, feathers or even a dead grasshopper shown on this paper.

    Ladies did not have decorated buttons in the same way until 1840.

    Georgian Gentlemen’s Buttons

    Greetings Card
    Code: C111 £10.08 Add to order
  • Georgian Gentlemen’s Buttons - Jessie's Private Collection.

    Many of these were made in France. They are made from many materials such as glass, enamel, silver, steel, copper, painting on parchment, precious and semi precious stones. The ‘Habitat’ buttons contain seaweed, feathers or even a dead grasshopper shown on this paper.

    Consists of:

    12 x Greetings Cards C111
    12 x Gift Tags T111
    12 x Wrapping Papers WP111

    Georgian Gentlemen’s Buttons

    Gift Set
    Code: GS014 £21.00 Show Contents Add to order