Friday, March 18, 2016
100 Days of Buttons
Feast your peepers on a big fat, three-colored masterwork of genuine Bakelite—straight out of the Roaring Twenties (if not the Screeching Thirties). This button is laboriously carved, thickens in the middle and oozes all the vintage vitality of the Gatsby era's most seductive plastic. Hitting jackpots like this is why I rummage through antique shops across the country in search of Bakelite. On that note, this particular button marks my 100th post on this up-and-coming website.
Brace yourselves, peeps! This blog is just getting started.