pewter buttons for 14th century

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pewter buttons for 14th century

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sorry for the double post!!

Hi im urgently after pewter buttons suitable for a 14th Century mens cote hardie. i think im going to need about 40 in total. so if you know of anyone who sells these please can you post their details.

im after quite large round buttons either pewter or silver. similar to the attached pic.

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PM Deb who posts here. (Deb is her user name, I don't mean Tuppence.)
Her company is Artisan Accessories, and her chap makes pewter buttons.
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christophus

makes c17thm but does one almost exactly that shape, and in assorted sizes. has been known to do them for me at v short notice.

contact details here: http://english-civil-war-society.org.uk ... d=9&id=110

of course, cloth ball buttons matching the fabric are much better for c14th, but re-enactors do like their pewter buttons!!
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I have some buttons at http://www.medievalwares.com/medieval_buttons.htm . I make two sizes of the round buttons.
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Tuppence wrote: of course, cloth ball buttons matching the fabric are much better for c14th, but re-enactors do like their pewter buttons!!
ah but this isnt for re-enactment!! this is for my fiance's wedding outfit. Normally he would make cloth buttons ( ask anyone in our group - he makes the smallest cloth buttons ive ever seen and has hundreds of them on his tunics (tart!))

but we have sort of run out of time and he's used up all his cloth buttons on his new re-enactment tunic so we needed the next best solution!

ive sorted it now though and have some buttons on order!

thanks everyone

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