Guide to Button Backs/Fasteners

Badge Parts offers a variety of button parts and sizes, but which style is best for you? This helpful guide introduces you to the various styles of backs offered on several of out products. Definitions for each displayed styles are located below the graphic.

Button Backs Guide

Definitions

Safety Pin Backs: The rear facing panel of this button type has a classic safety pin design that bends and closes under a prong. It can be attached to all types of clothing, but obviously pierces fabric.

Bull Dog Clip: The rear facing panel of this button type has an attached swivel clip that opens/closes when both wings are depressed. It’s a great choice for folks, who would rather attach a button to their tie, lapel or shirt pocket without piercing fabric.

Two-Prong Backs: The rear facing panel of this button type features thin metal wings that can be bent out to secure the button on top of an accompanying rosette or award ribbon.

Bridal Hooks: The rear facing panel of this button type is ready made for threading a ribbon or string through the hooks. They are often used for award ribbons and rosettes.

Bottle Opener: The rear facing panel of this button type offers a convenient, durable bottle opener.

Plastic Back Cardboard: The rear facing panel of this button type is made of durable cardboard with a safety pin for attaching it to fabric.

Keychain: The rear facing panel of this button type attaches to a light chain and key ring.