Midlands-made horn buttons

Horn button makers in the British Isles weren’t always so tricky to come by, but now, for one well-trod reason or another, this is only one.

Moving as it has with the times, the factory no longer occupies its premises of the last two centuries, and its factory floor is now a fittingly 21-century one. Dig around, though, and you’ll be reminded that it is steeped in history: much of it is knocking around in abundance at your feet. Read more about the last horn button maker in England here.