FreshwaterButtons from freshwater mussels
Shells of some very large thick-walled freshwater mussels
Pure white button without the typical mother of pearl reflections
Due to the material thickness, a variety of button shapes are possible
Standard sizes 14″-40″;
Suitability for direct dyeing; but cuts in the uniformity of color
Limited suitable for laser engraving
This raw material is also called “Rivershell”. It comes for the button production mainly from the rivers of China and Vietnam. Due to their pure white color – which does not yellow – the buttons made of this material are particularly suitable for white fabrics.