Old Buttons Shop

Official webshop of Sylvia Llewelyn Author of Old Buttons, Anno Publications.
Purveyor of antique & vintage buttons, & jewellery. Established since 1979, Kings Road Chelsea, London.

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  • ‘Old Buttons’ Book

    BOOK WITH PRICE GUIDE AND POSTAGE DEAL £14.99

  • Fair Dates

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    ANY PROBLEMS with WEBSITE CHECKOUT, Please EMAIL DIRECT TO SYLVIA (Email below) FOR ORDERS. **I can see details from Shopping Basket and I will send Paypal Invoice manually. Thanks

    silvanna2000@yahoo.co.uk

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    Most of our stock available on Etsy...This is the link https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/Oldbuttonsshop
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    ** ALL STOCK IS UP TO DATE
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    REMEMBER ALL PRICES OF BUTTONS AND PRODUCTS INCLUDE POSTAGE - ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD
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    3rd November 2108 Will have a Stall at Lou Lou's Vintage Fair, Brighton at the Hilton Metropol Hotel from 11am to 5pm.
    Come and visit us there and I can sign copies of my book 'Old Buttons' for you.
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    5th Oct. 2018 From a Customer in Co. Durham..The buttons arrived safely today. They're lovely!
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    13.9.2018 from a Customer in London, UK...I loved the packaging Sylvia and they look wonderful.
    Sometimes ordering things is a real pleasure and you run a great service,
    Thanks
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    12.9.2018 From a Customer in Portugal...The buttons I ordered just arrived and I am extremely pleased with them.
    I also very much enjoyed looking through your website, as I have a background in fashion and a personal interest in vintage items.
    Hoping to stay in touch.
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    6.6.2018 From a Textile Museum in the Netherlands..I have just got back from China to find the buttons you sent. Exactly what is needed. I can now identify several different examples. Wonderful. I look forward to learning more from your book.
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    5.6.2018 From a Customer in Australia....'Just letting you know that I received the book that you sent in excellent condition. Love it! Just wish there was another 300 pages or so....I finished reading it too soon. Cheers, Jenni.
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    18.3.2018 From a Customer in UK...just to thank you for your delivery of my grey buttons. I am so pleased with them. Lovely quality and style.
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    10.3.2018 From a Customer in Ohio, USA ordering my Book 'Old Buttons'...' I have borrowed
    a friend's copy and like it very much!'
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    16.11.2017 Third Reprint of my book 'Old Buttons' has arrived.
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    12.10.2017 From a Customer in Australia..' I too have a love "addiction" for buttons so much that I give them a new life through my handmade jewellery pieces.' and 'Thank you so much for publishing such an informative and beautiful book, I shall treasure it always'. -Check out her site Unbutton Handmade
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    8.10.2017 From a Customer in London, U.K....'Thanks again – I love your buttons!!
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    Wonderful Button stock just arrived from a 1960's Fashion House in London. Beautiful quality Vintage buttons in quantities.....
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    20.1/2017 From a Lady in Holland who made a second order...'Your website is easy to use, verification of the order is almost instantaneous, and your service (delivery) is very quick.
    I was pleasantly surprised at the free mailing costs within continental Europe for only one button (4+ euro) (first order, already received).
    Thanks again for your wide selection of buttons and good service.
    I am now able to upgrade my old but soon to be refurbished sheepskin coat.
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    21.12.2016 From a Lady in Norway..'I got them in the mail today, and they are incredibly beautiful! Can't wait to figure out what to do with them
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    13.12.2016 From a Lady in Glasgow, Scotland...'My buttons arrived today, so thank you ,they are lovely!
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    2.12.2016 From a Lady in Hampshire, UK...'Just to say thankyou for the buttons. They arrived safely and are just right for the regency spencer I am making for when our regency dance group are out and about next year.'
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    29.9.2016 From a Lady in Indianapolis, U.S.A..'Hello,
    I just wanted to let you know I received my button and I'm in love with it. Thanks again.'
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    28.9.2016 From a Gentleman in London..'Many thanks for your email, I have already received the buttons. Fantastic pieces....'
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    11.4.2016 From a Customer in Somerset..'The buttons arrived yesterday and they are fantastic - just what I wanted. I am ‘brightening’ up an old tweed riding jacket, so wanted some red buttons to give the jacket a bit of a ‘pop’ of colour. I have already sewn them on and they look lovely. I will definitely be ordering from you again - what a lovely website.'
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    10.12.2015 From a Customer in London..'Congrats on the store, really nice to buy this special buttons online!
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    2.12.2015 From a Customer in Cambridge, U.K. .....'Great buttons. Just right Thank you so much'
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    2.11.2015 from a Customer in U.S.A....' I just completed the PayPal payment with the invoice, thank you! I can't wait to see the book in person, it looks beautiful.
    It is for my personal use as I have my Mom's, Grandmother's and Great-grandmother's buttons! I am eager to learn what they are and if I have any real treasures.'
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    24.10.2015 From a Customer of 'Old Buttons' book in New Zealand...'Received today and just delighted. Will enjoy reading tonight in bed if I can wait that long!
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    16.10.2015 From a Customer in Cambridge, UK...'Thank you, will be ordering more buttons soon, they are fantastic! Regards'
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    27.4.2015 From a Customer from Australia...'
    I have just arrived back from three weeks away to find your delightful book waiting for me.
    It is a gorgeous publication and will provide me with a bit more of the material required for my uni research project.Thanks again!
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    1.4.2015 From Another Customer in Australia..'I am a (student) maker of jewellery and am interested in using buttons as a reference point for a series I am researching (hence the essay). I see buttons as an under-appreciated sourced of great fastening and want to explore this in my making.
    Keep up the good work!'.
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    31.3.2015 From a Customer in Australia..'Book has arrived and has been read cover to cover. It is a quality reference and a good read. Thank-you for the work behind it, which increases my satisfaction with button hunting !!'
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    14.3.2015 from a Lady Customer in Lincolnshire, UK..'My button book arrived today. Looks good.'
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    12.3.2015 From a Gentleman in London...'Beautiful follow-up - superb service, thank you Sylvia. You have a lovely business and for inured good luck and best wishes.'
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    23.2.2015 From a Customer in the UK...'Just to let you know the buttons have arrived safely and I am highly delighted with them.'
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    6.2.2015 From a Customer in the UK...'Hello Sylvia, thank you for the buttons which arrived this morning. I am delighted with both the buttons and the service.'
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    Ever fancied running your own Vintage business?? Small Franchise Regional Representatives Wanted. Contact Sylvia for more information. sylvia@oldbuttonsshop.com
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    23.1.2015 From a Customer in Middlesex, London...'Just to confirm, the buttons arrived safely today - perfect, thank you.'
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    12.1.2015 From A Designer in Isle of Lewis, U.K....'Just a note to let you know that the buttons have arrived and I am delighted with them.'
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    18.11.2014 From a Customer in London...'Good news I have received the 2 buttons today. Thank you so much for keeping contacting with me.
    I really love these 2 buttons, they are very suitable to my coat. So I can wear my coat tomorrow, London is so cold now.'
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    11.10.2014 From a Customer in London, UK...'Thank you for the buttons.Thy are beautiful, I will certainly be buying more in the future.'
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    30.8.2014 From Customer in Chester, UK...'I lost two hours having a lovely time searching for buttons this afternoon. I am hoping to upstyle a black jacket (like my Gran used to do) and in the process have found a love of buttons!
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    14.08.2014 From Customer in Cheltenham, Uk..'Buttons arrived today and are ideal'.
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    8.7.2014 From UK Customer..' I just wanted you to know that I bought your book for my wife on a recent trip to London and she loved it so much that she immediately decided to collect buttons. To treat her again and start her collection I bought some buttons off a website not realising that it was yours! So it was a big surprise this morning to receive your email and find I'd purchased from the author of the book!
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    Price Guide to 'Old Buttons' book Out Now! Appendix pamphlet giving a price for all the buttons featured in my book. Orders being taken now...£2.50 including postage-Anywhere in the World. Order by email via Contact Us.
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    Buttons are measured in the Rag trade by Lignes/Lines. A wonderful Ligne Chart/ guage is in 'Old Buttons' book which makes measuring buttons so easy and professional. Worth buying the book just for this!!
    Ligne 30 = 0.75 inch (19.1mm)
    Ligne 40 = 1 inch (25.4mm)
    Ligne 50 = 1.25 inch (31.8mm)
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    'Old Buttons' book avilable in the V & A Museum bookshop, London, UK.


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