A wester trader "Blue Frog" gave me this excavated metal and said I should make a button from it. He did not know of any in existence. It is an actual duplication of the metal. The size of button # 181 L is ONE inch. It is a bit lopsided as part of the metal was gone from being buried. Texas is tough, so we left it as it came to us.
Why so cheep?
We are the manufacturer of many things cast from Britannia or some call it “Silver pewter.” There is a small amount of silver in it for strength. I like it because no harmful chemicals Britannia can be polished to a high polish close to a sterling silver appearance, or it can be brushed, patinaed, or highlighted with enamel. We use enamel paint or UV-activated paint. Acrylics are wonderful. It’s not possible to use the fired enamel process. The Britannia would melt.
Our metal comes from Bellmont metals started in 1896 on Bellmont Ave Brooklyn NY. The alloy we use (Britannia) is USDA approved for use in food proccing equipment.
I tell you upfront because I’m not selling you “Vintage, Antique buttons or bespoke items.” I can make as many of them as you want. I am selling modern reproductions or the best facsimile of ones that can’t be authenticated. Rogers Rangers 1755-1763 is an example. The buttons I hand make in the USA keep a high polish and are of different weights depending on their application. The metal we use is USDA approved for use in food proccing equipment. Traditional pewter has 90% tin and 10% other
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Jul 6, 2023
Enjoyed the badge very much.
Jun 11, 2023
Look and feel real. Quality was what was expected. Packed well and delivered promptly.
Jan 11, 2022
Nice buttons, just as described!