Lapel Pin

A lapel pin is a small pin often worn on the lapel of a dress jacket. Lapel pins can be purely ornamental or can indicate the wearer's affiliation with an organization or cause. Before the popularity of wearing lapel pins, boutonnières were worn instead.

Read more about Lapel PinPopular Usage, Cultural Significance, Design, Process, Modern Manufacturing Process, Pin Embellishments, Backside of The Pin, Additional Markings

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Lapel Pin - Additional Markings
... Back Stamp - A pin's back stamp contains information about the pin and can include copyright information and edition size ... Artist Proof - Artist Proof pins (or AP pins) are created during a manufacturing run to verify quality ... AP pins have a small AP stamped on their back ...
Rosette (decoration) - United States
... rosette is authorized for civilian wear as a lapel button ... military, the lapel button is not considered to be a "decoration" ... Heart was also presented with a purple and white rosette, but now has been replaced by a metallic lapel pin ...
Information Technology Infrastructure Library - Certification - ITIL Pins
... exam in IT service management (based on ITIL), some people will wear a metal pin on their shirt or jacket ... The ITIL pins consist of a small, diamond-like structure ... The four corners of the pin symbolise service support, service delivery, infrastructure management and IT management ...

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