Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Chocolate Mosque

When my friend Doreen showed me this button with its high domed escutcheon, my mind promptly went to an Islamic house of worship on the skyline of Saudi Arabia. It's a chocolate structure with deeply sliced grooves going all the way around. Pure Bakelite and quite a hardy dose of it, Doreen let me buy this button from her last year and it still amazes me. When Bakelite buttons look like tiny edifices, I'm sold!

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-Sherbert McGee  

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