Perfume Button Necklace - 1860's Civil War Era
Authentic 1860’s French perfume button. Perfume buttons have an underlay of fabric with a pierced, ornate overlay. During the Civil war period, the women would dab their oil based perfumes on their fabric buttons. Their buttons were given to loved ones as they went off to war as a reminder of them.
A burgundy tinted metal circles a deep burgundy velvet center in this stunning perfume button. It is highlighted with a 1920's mother of pearl button that will be sure to please.
Pendant: 1 3/4" long x 7/8" wide
Antique finish chain: 18" Lead & Nickel free Hypoallergenic and Lightweight
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