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Beau McCall

Beau McCall: Button Necklace - Olive and Floral

$100.00

Proclaimed by American Craft Magazine as the "Button Man", Beau McCall creates art by applying clothing buttons to up-cycled materials and objects. With his line of button chains, McCall, honors the long tradition of collecting and preserving buttons as keepsakes tied to personal memories and experiences. As he likes to say, “Every button has a past life.” 

About Beau McCall:  It all began with a jar of clothing buttons.  Fascinated with the buttons his mother kept stored for years in a jar, he began experimenting with the buttons and has since created a variety visual and wearable art using this everyday material. Born in Philadelphia, PA, McCall currently lives and works in Harlem, NY.

His work is held in permanent collections including the MAD (NYC), Philadelphia Museum of Art, and Victoria and Albert (London).

  • Handmade, one of a kind
  • Size: 20 inches.
  • Materials: Plastic buttons and embroidery thread.
  • Look for Beau McCall's signature on the chains, consisting of two fish buttons representing his Pisces zodiac sign.