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A type of fastener that is used not by being permanently attached to a garment as a button but by being inserted through two button holes or eyelets of a shirt, blouse, etc. Such studs are made in two forms:
Such pieces are made of gold, silver, crystal, jet, etc., and are in many decorative forms, with luxury examples (especially for men's dress shirts) ornamented with gemstones or pearls.
From: An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry, autor: Harold Newman, publishers: Thames and Hudson