String of approximately 180 buttons. String was purchased from Oakland, CA on April 20, 2006. Original thread was very fragile and broke in transit. Buttons restrung on wax cord. All buttons are small assorted Victorian/Edwardian metals. Many brass botanical pictorials, butterfly, shell, anchor, brass floral with maroon fabric background, brass with paint, brass with celluloid disks, pewter and paste, geometrics and conventional designs.