White Mother of Pearl Buttons

Luméa Shell Buttons are carefully cut from our Luméa White Mother of Pearl shells. The iridescent white nacre is eye-catching as an embellishment to fashion textiles and accessories. Use Luméa White Mother of Pearl Shell Buttons to add a sense of luxury. We can provide either the semi processed shell blank, which you can finish yourself, or the finished button ready for application.


Blank (Semi-Processed)

Blank (Semi-Processed)

Luméa Shell Blanks are produced by experienced craftspeople, who are experts at knowing which part of the shell makes the best blanks for shell button. Each side is ground down to specified thicknesses and sizes. In this form, the edges, top and bottom are still rough. A beautiful, unique natural product with strong iridescence.

Finished Shell Button

Finished Shell Button

Luméa Finished Shell Buttons are produced by experienced button finishers using state of the art machines, to size, drill, shape and polish and engrave the buttons. Buttons can be made to your specific design requirements, will have a polished, luminescent finish making a luxurious natural embellishment for your textile designs.


Shell blanks are used by button finishers, whose expertise is in the fine art of finishing the shell button. Blanks can be made to your specific size and thickness requirements.

With pure white iridescence, this button is commonly used to add a sense of luxury to high end clothing and accessories. It has a completely organic finish, where the natural pearlescense will show different colours in changing lights. A versatile accompaniment to any coloured fabric with its neutral tones.


14L, 16L, 18L, 20L, 24L, 28L, 32L, 36L (Size (Line))
1.5 to 4.5 (Thickness (mm))

14L, 16L, 18L, 20L, 24L, 28L, 32L, 36L (Size (Line))
1.5 to 4.5 (Thickness (mm))


  • Blank


  • White





Shell is a natural product with a variety of factors that affect appearance. Your screen settings also affect the experience of the colours and appearance. Therefore, there is no guarantee it will be possible to achieve the exact appearance as what you see on this website. Certain characteristics of our products may be altered depending on storage conditions or their use in combination with other ingredients. This is beyond our control and we strongly recommend contacting us directly with specific enquiries and testing prior to use.

Tell us about your project...

Your project is unique, so we provide personalised advice before delivering worldwide from our studio in New Zealand.

Luméa products are made from natural shell with a variety of factors that affect form and function. If you can’t find the right product from within our range, then talk to us about our custom design service. We love to experiment and collaborate with our partners to create unique solutions.


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