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Unread 01-21-2016, 09:40 PM   #1
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Making tiny glasses

Next month I'll be at a convention, cosplaying Negi Springfield from Mahou Sensei Negima. I've got everything I need. Wig, cloak, staff, etc etc. But one thing I have no idea where to find or how I should make it are those tiny...tiny little glasses that just sit on the edge of his nose. The only thing I can think of is bending wire to make the shape, but that looks cheap I feel like. It doesn't have to be fancy, but I want it to look decent. Any suggestions would seriously help.

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Unread 01-22-2016, 08:59 AM   #2
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You can totally make that out of wire and it should be really easy. Something around 10 or 12 gauge should work fine. The biggest issue is finding the wire. You need less than a foot but unless there is a place near that sells bulk, you will be stuck buying 25 feet of it.

Ask around if any of your friends or family have some Romex (electrical wire) laying around. That would save you the trouble of buying it and have a ton of extra. Will bend relatively easy and will definitely hold its shape.

EDIT: Actually, Home Depot sells bulk wire. You can buy one foot of the wire for under $1. It will also give you the chance to see the different gauges of wire and pick the one you think works best. Just use a pair of needle nose pliers to bend and shape it.

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Unread 01-22-2016, 08:59 AM   #3
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this is just the first link I found, look deeper if the source is too far/ not timely. But hey! cheap!
http://factorydirectcraft.com/catalo...l_glasses.html
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lol...those are cool Penlowe. Just take the arms off and done.
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