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March 29, 2011 at 4:26pm

Lithium Love: A button extravaganza

Lithium Love

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If you are between the ages of 25 and 50 with a punk rock or indie sensibility, somewhere you have a dozen one-inch buttons.  They may be hanging from the leather jacket you had when you played bass in a band.  They may be in an old shoebox along with ticket stubs and a pair of black-rimmed buddy holly glasses.  A Tacoma small business is taking advantage of this button market in a big way.

Two years ago Rochelle Wells was working at a print shop making CD covers, band posters and buttons.  The medium was correct but the execution did not give her the control and creativity she needed - so Wells and a friend went in together on a one-inch button maker.  Today, you can see her Lithium Love buttons all over T-town.

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