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 magical moon and star are lined in deep brown velvet in this perfume button. A 1920's iridescent mother of pearl button is a perfect backdrop for this celestial button. Perfect for every day wear.
Pendant: 1 3/4" long x 3/4" wide
Antique finish chain: 18" Lead & Nickel free Hypoallergenic and lightweight