Ton Van limited liability button company, the predecessor of Ton Van shell button small workshop, was set up in 1997. Since then, with its main products, shell buttons, which are made from oyster shells, snail shells, the company has unceasingly asserted its prestige and position to some “Hard-to-please” markets such as Hong Kong, Japan, Europe,… and has always been considered one of the leading shell button-makers in the world. 


With only 6 workers at the beginning, 12 years ago, the company now has a large factory, located on a 10000 square meter land and is getting excellent service from 150 skilled workers. Besides, the company is equipped with lots of modern machines such as automatic button-maker, laser carving machines, square-hole drill machines,…

In order to meet the customer’s needs better and better, we are in the process of setting up a system which checks the quality of products as prescribed by the ISO9001:2008 standards.


• Buttons made from Mother of Pearl (MOP), Trochus, Tamagai, Abalone, Rivershell, Agoya, etc. 

• Souvenirs, ornaments made from shell. Ex: Spoon, Earrings, Necklace, MOP Shell Beautiful Pens

• Laser carving on all kinds of products.


We always assure the customers’ satisfaction with the best quality.


• In 2008: the square-shape shell button was among the top 100 typical products that apply “2008 sciences and technology” certified by the ministry of science and technology.

• In 2009: the prize “2009 quality and prestigious product” certified by the ministry of science and technology and the prize “cultured businessman” for director Ton Thanh Nghia in 2009.

• In 2014: Executive Committee of the Council of Quang Nam Province and Da Nang City in Ho Chi Minh City awarded "Acknowledging the golden heart" for supporting the program "Love homeland" to raise fund for social charity & encouraging the student back to school.

• On March 23, 2016, the chairman of Quang Nam province People’s Committee certified Mr. Ton Thanh Nghia- the director of Ton Van Shell Buttons company, the tittle of Representational Entrepreneur of Quang Nam – Da Nang.

• In April, 2016, The title of Outstanding Entrepreneur of Quang Nam - Da Nang.

• In Sep, 2016, the chairman of Moc Hoa People’s Committee awarded a merit certificate to Mr. Ton Thanh Nghia for his outstanding achievements in socializing the education for local.

In Oct, 2016, the Vietnam Entrepreneurs Association in the US awarded “Cultural Integration Entrepreneur” to Mr. Ton Thanh Nghia for the achievements in the construction of enterprise’s culture and proactively integrate into the world culture.

• In Jan, 2018, the chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee awarded a merit certificate to Mr. Ton Thanh Nghia- Member of the Executive Committee- Chief of the Social Work Department Saigon Entrepreneur Club for successfully accomplished the two-year consecutive service (2016, 2017), contributing positively to the emulation movement of the city.

• In Oct, 2018, Entrepreneur Ton Thanh Nghia was recognized the title of “ Inspirational Leader “ – being the Entrepreneur introduced in the article that won the entrepreneur Journalism Contest of 2018

• In June 2019, Entrepreneur Ton Thanh Nghia was a member of the enterprise delegation that accompanying the Prime Minister of Vietnam to attend the G20 conference in Japan from June 27, 2019 to July 1, 2019.