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Discover the story of Austrian tinie buttons.

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Discover the story of Austrian tinie buttons.

What are Austrian tinie buttons? The kind of buttons I use in my jewellery are incredibly detailed, like the Austrian tinies dating back to the end of the 19th century (1880).  These buttons were mass produced in Europe until the early 20th century (around 1920) and worn on ladies clothing. Discover the types of clothing Austrian tinie buttons were worn on in the link below:https://www.pinterest.co.uk/harveyandquinn/austrian-tinie-buttons/ Austrian tinies consist of several parts, often with pierced metal surface to reveal other metal or material layers below.  Traditionally these buttons were 1cm in diameter, I have others in my collection which are 1.5cm in diameter.  ...

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Harvey & Quinn in Velvet Magazine

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VELVET MEETS…HARVEY & QUINN Velvet magazine meets... Recently winning the Highly Commended British Jewellers’ Association Award at the British Craft Trade Fair, Velvet Magazine caught up with Rachel Harvey and Lucy Quinn (aka Harvey & Quinn) to learn more about their beautiful jewellery. Taking inspiration from rare and unusual buttons to create unique and sometimes one-off pieces of jewellery, Harvey & Quinn are passionate about transforming their finds into new items that hold an air of theatrically. 1. How did you both meet, and how did you decide to work together?Lucy and I met at a toddlers group with our...

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