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Unread 01-18-2013, 12:21 AM   #1
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Lord of the Rings Elven brooch help

Okay I am doing a Frodo Baggins cosplay an I had my friend make me the elven brooch the fellowship members receive. She made it out of model magic and it looks fantastic. My only problem is, is that I do not know how I should attach it to my cloak. I do not want it permenatly on the cloak and it does not need to hold the cloak shut it is strictly just for show. I know that model magic is not a very durable material which is why I am conflicted as to what I should use. I thought about hot gluing a safety pin to the back but I feel that would be a bad move, so then I thought about using one of these http://img1.etsystatic.com/000/0/615....222314861.jpg
But I am not sure if that will be safe either. Any help would be much appriciated.
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Unread 01-18-2013, 12:33 AM   #2
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id go with the safety pin but a larger size as its more likely to hold. the other clip will slide
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Unread 01-18-2013, 08:03 PM   #3
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They make jewelry pin backs. You can buy a pack for like a dollar at any craft store. They're flat on one side precisely so you can glue it to the back of a brooch.
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Unread 01-21-2013, 01:10 PM   #4
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Just to put it out there, they used to sell licensed brooches. My sis bought one and used it on her cloak. It worked just fine.
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Unread 01-22-2013, 08:05 PM   #5
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Using Velcro would be good too, since you can just take the brooch on and off whenever you want to.
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Unread 01-22-2013, 10:10 PM   #6
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I second the brooch pin!
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