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Stringing Through the Generations

The young girl in the center of this vintage photo began this charm string at the age of 6 in 1890. Later additions were made by her daughters in the 1930s and 40s.WCMA_CharmString.JPG

Wellington County Museum

Charmed!

Lot 146 Victorian Charm String, fromĀ our current Spring May 2 Buttons! Auction

A rare and original Victorian Era charm string featuring scores of buttons (138) including glass swirlbacks, small jewels, radiants, and kaleidoscopes. According to tradition, the young girl who gathered these needed 862 more to find her Prince Charming.

Read more about them hereĀ