Death Head

Death head buttons were a subset of the Leek button (named for the English town of Leek). They consist of thread wrapped around a core of wood or bone.

Death Head button variants on the top row ( r.) are metallic, hand-dyed linen, wool, mohair, and silk.

Bottom row are metallic, silk and two-tone silk.

Another two-tone silk button (Actual size: 5/8")

Two-tone buttons in silk and metallic thread

For folks who REALLY love stripes!

Yet another pattern in silk.....


Some three-color patterns