Four cards of vintage German glass buttons from the mid-20th century are perfect for use or collecting. Two of the cards have buttons that are called moonglow or moonstone buttons because they have a clear layer of glass overlying the colored base, giving them a lovely soft lucent shine.
Card #1. Fashionable brand by LeChic. Imported Moonstone. Green with gold embellishments. 3 of 4 buttons remain on the card. Buttons are 9/16 inch in diameter. No. 5078 Size 22. Germany U.S. Zone. The back of this card has a ruler to use for measuring and sizing button holes.
Card #2. Buttons by Schwanda. Made in Germany. Three white moonglow buttons with gold borders. Each button is 5/8 inch in diameter.
Card #3. Lansing Imported yellow glass buttons Style 410. Size 18. Originally 6 buttons were on the card and 5 remain. The buttons are 1/2 inch in diameter. The card is marked Made in Germany US Zone.
Card #4. Exquisit Imported. No. 8062 S9 Size 22 (9/16 inch). Made in Western Germany. The card originally had 5 buttons in place but only 2 remain. The buttons are pink glass with a molded shell motif which is embellished with gold on the raised elements of the design.
Four cards of vintage German glass buttons Lansing, Schwanda, Exquisit and Fashionable brands