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Authentic 1880’s Velvet Perfume Button Earrings. Extremely rare, this exquisitely detailed set was preserved to become an enviable heirloom. The history of the perfume button is hopelessly romantic.     Once adorning a lace frock from long ago, these precious remnants have endured the test of time. Rather than staining their clothing, oils and perfumes were applied to perfume buttons like these and served as a perfect diffuser.  When soldiers left for battle, it was customary for their sweethearts to sew a perfume button beneath their collars so that they could keep the scent of their loved one with them.  These sweet little buttons have have witnessed history and perhaps harbour secrets from lovers from long ago.  A favorite of collectors around the world, authentic perfume buttons have become a rare find.  
Gold-filled French Hook Wires. Metal and Velvet  

One of a Kind Antique Set 

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Authentic 1880’s Velvet Perfume Button Earrings. Extremely rare, this exquisitely detailed set was preserved to become an enviable heirloom. The history of the perfume button is hopelessly romantic.     Once adorning a lace frock from long ago, these precious remnants have endured the test of time. Rather than staining their clothing, oils and perfumes were applied to perfume buttons like these and served as a perfect diffuser.  When soldiers left for battle, it was customary for their sweethearts to sew a perfume button beneath their collars so that they could keep the scent of their loved one with them.  These sweet little buttons have have witnessed history and perhaps harbour secrets from lovers from long ago.  A favorite of collectors around the world, authentic perfume buttons have become a rare find.  
Gold-filled French Hook Wires. Metal and Velvet  

One of a Kind Antique Set