Victorian perfume buttons now adorn gold filled wire hoops
earrings length 1 1/2 inches
Victorian perfumes were oil based, burning the skin and staining clothes. Perfume was dabbed on the button's velvet centers to hold the scent. It was not uncommon to have over 100 buttons per garment!!!!
#tellanewstory In 1882 Missy Dior had the brilliant marketing idea to sell perfume buttons in sets of 24 with her signature scents.