What are the production styles of buttons

2023-11-15


With the development of the times, buttons have become increasingly colorful and beautiful in terms of materials, shapes, and production techniques. The data shows that:
The buttons on clothes in the Qing Dynasty were mostly small round copper buttons, with large ones resembling hazelnuts and small ones resembling bean seeds. In the folk culture, plain noodles were commonly used, with a smooth and seamless surface. In the court or nobles, large copper buttons or copper gilded gold buttons, gold buttons, and silver buttons were often used. Buttons are often engraved or carved with various patterns, such as dragon patterns, phoenix patterns, and general patterns. The fastening method of buttons is also different, with single row, double row, or three row buttons.
After the Qianlong reign, the production process of buttons became increasingly sophisticated, and clothing buttons became more exquisite. Various types of buttons made of various materials emerged in the market, with various styles and styles, competing for excellence and novelty. For example, there are gold plated buttons, silver plated buttons, threaded buttons, burnt blue buttons, material buttons, and so on. In addition, valuable ones include white jade Buddha clasps, gold pearl clasps, three set jade clasps, gold inlaid agate clasps, coral clasps, honey wax clasps, amber clasps, and even diamond buttons. The patterns of buttons are also rich and diverse, such as flowers, birds and beasts, blessings, rewards, longevity, and even the twelve zodiac signs, which can be said to be omnipresent and diverse.