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Make a Dragon for Your Daenerys Targaryen Costume

GoT dragon egg

If you’re dressing as Daenerys Targaryen, there’s no prop quite like a dragon or a dragon egg. Dragons are part of the Targaryen’s house sigil, and Dany is given a trio of them as a wedding present in the first season of Game of Thrones and in the first book of A Song of Ice and Fire. Most cosplayers who have made replicas of the eggs have used clay, but Imgur user gregur used metal tacks.

He used a 4×4 to create the basic shape of the egg and purchased 1,000 thumb tacks. He heated the thumb tacks with a small propane powered forge and used a vegetable can to hold them. A propane torch can be used if you don’t have access to a forge. After heating the tacks to give them different colors, he layered them on the wood to look like scales. The result is beautiful.

GoT dragon egg WIP

GoT dragon egg WIP 2

See more images and read further details at Imgur.

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