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History of buttons buttons are as old as clothing in the prehistory old culters over the complete world buttons have been made of stone, pottery, gade-stone, jet, bone, wood, shell, flint, horn of deer or stag, ivory, bronze, argent and gold. Menu page for the button country gallery a menu to button classification. Indicators of chronology and material culture a look at buttons as indicators of chronology and material some marine shell buttons were manufactured in.
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