Jeans Button Design Guide

Our custom made jeans buttons are made to you specifications, but there are certain standard choices available to you regarding style, material, size, design and colour. Our guide below discusses these choices so you are able to design a button perfect for your jeans.


Popular jeans button styles include:

Flat Cap

Domed Cap

Open Top

Open Top Concave

Moveable Shank


The above styles of jeans button are available in brass or die-cast alloy .

Brass is a thinner, lighter material and is most suitable where basic text designs are used.
For more complex designs and where a thicker, stronger button is needed, die-cast alloy is more appropriate option.

There are two typical sizes for jeans buttons:

  • Top Jeans Button - 17mm
  • Fly Jeans Button - 14mm

These are standard sizes, although as all our jeans buttons are bespoke made, we can make to larger sizes if requried.

Jeans with button fly

Button Fly Jeans

There are a number of options of how to display your logo and designs on your jeans buttons.


Designs are debossed (sunken) into the base.


The designs are embossed (raised) from the base.

Laser Engraved

Designs are lasered onto the surface of the button.

Colour Infill

On engraved areas you can add a colour infill to create a greater contrast.

Epoxy Coating

Buttons can be covered with a clear epoxy covering.

Metal Finishes

Generally, jeans buttons are plated with a metal finish. We have a wide range of metalware finishes from basic colours such as antique brass, to more specialist polished finishes such as nickel and rose gold.

View our standard metal finishes

Rubber and Enamel Finishes

If you are looking for something different, you may wish to consider having an enamel finish or a rubber coated finish. These finishes can be matched to Pantone references that you provide.

Antique Brass

Polished Nickel

Rusted Copper

Enamel Painted

Rubber Coated

Jeans buttons are supplied with an attaching nail and can then be applied with a press machine. Our jeans buttons are supplied with an attaching die-set which we to fit your press machine.

Jeans Button die set
Jeans Button Die Set Information View standard die-set styles
(Die-sets can be made to your specifications, these are examples of common styles).
Further examples of jeans buttons can be found on our metalwares page.

If you would like to discuss your jeans button requirements further, you can email us, contact one of our offices, or complete our contact form.

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