Alice Ball / Chaulmoogra Seed Enamel Pin
Alice Ball, pioneering chemist and the developer of the first effective treatment for leprosy is celebrated in this new hard enamel pin, the first in the Women in Science series. Alice Ball developed a method for isolating the beneficial compounds from the oil of the chaulmoogra seed (pictured in this pin), creating an extract that became the preferred method for treating leprosy.
Dissent Pins create enamel pins and jewelry for social change. Each of their products tells a story, and they donate 50% of their profits to great organizations like the Bronx Freedom Fund, Planned Parenthood, Black Girls Code, The Ali Forney, and The New Georgia Project.
Approx 1 1/2"
durable hard enamel
two posts backing