Button History

20th Century

Casein

Casein, called as galalite , a milk protein first isolated in 1897 in Germany, is a warm and fine-textured substance with many possibilities as a material for buttons. It was especially loved by northern Italian button craftsmen and it was long used for making buttons, particularly sample buttons.

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