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    Posted 8 years ago

    lookin4myd…
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    Here are some of my mother of pearl and shell buttons. I hope You enjoy them as I do. I love the different shades of colors each button has.

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    1. lookin4mydiamondntherough lookin4mydiamondntherough, 8 years ago
      Thanks for the love
    2. DobbinDee70, 8 years ago
      I just got a collection of mother of pearl and shell buttons . Mine have been in an old button box for years . Do you know how to clean the shell buttons ? Mine are really dirty . I am thinking about making a necklace out of some of the mother of pearl buttons as they are so pretty .
    3. buttoncat, 8 years ago
      You can shine up mother of pearl buttons with baby oil.
    4. DobbinDee70, 8 years ago
      Thank you but I already knew that . What I want to know is how to clean dark shell buttons . They are not just dull they are dirty .
    5. buttoncat, 8 years ago
      You could just use soapy water and a soft toothbrush if needed.
    6. lookin4mydiamondntherough lookin4mydiamondntherough, 8 years ago
      I have found washing them with warm soapy water and a toothbrush to clean them the best. I also use mineral oil which makes them shine really nicely.
    7. DobbinDee70, 8 years ago
      Thank you . I was told that you have to be careful about getting water and soap between the layers of the shell . Some of these have some spots that are flaking off around the edges . I guess if I use very little water and soap and dry them right away they would be alright . I will try it .

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