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

Welcome to our Shop!

We have 100,000 Vintage buttons in Stock and at least 800 Styles in Quantity. 
SIZES OF BUTTONS (in mm, Inches and Lignes)
EXTRA LARGE ( 35 mm – 44.5mm)  1.5 – 1. 75 inches  L.55 – L.70
LARGE (28.6mm – 35mm)  1.15 -1.5 inches  L.45 -L.55
MEDIUM (19.1mm – 28.6mm)  0.75 -1.15 inches  L. 30-L.45
SMALL (12.7mm – 19.1mm)  0.5 – 0.75 inch  L.20 -L.30
TINY (6.4mm – 12.7mm)  0.25 – 0.5 inch  L.10 – L.20

About Us

Old Buttons Shop is the website of Sylvia LLewelyn who is a Qualified Valuer of Antiques and Art and who has been collecting and dealing in buttons for many years in London, around the UK and in Budapest , Hungary. Her collection of buttons has examples from 450 BC to Present day, and in 2011 her book ‘Old Buttons’ was published with 900 individual photos of buttons with a complimentary Price Guide. Selling over 2,000 copies Worldwide including many Museum shops including the V & A Museum, the Louvre Decorative Arts Museum, Paris and all the Museums in Budapest, Hungary. A copy of the book can be ordered on the website (Signed and Dedicated if you Request) or also Available on Amazon, Etsy and Ebay.

Our customers said

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

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!’

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

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

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

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