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Without any more specific data/picture of the rivets you seek to replicate, may I suggest Tichy Train Group's plastic molded rivets...?  (I'm assuming we're talking something strictly cosmetic and not serving in the classic sense of joining a couple of parts together.)

If you're at all handy with small drill bits and a pin vise, they may be just the ticket.  A drop of CA will hold them.  They're molded in black plastic.  Various head sizes available.  Our LHS had them in stock when I was there today...IOW, currently available...through Walthers, their retailers, direct, et al.  Looks to be a good choice for adding a few random ones.  If you need a whole row or more, the Archer suggestion...or Micro-Mark's clone thereof...might be easier/faster?

I once made a handful of rivet head impressions using JB Weld and a toothpick.  Had to experiment with the toothpick, technique, and steadying my hand.  Freshly mixed JBW so applied can harden to a decent representative 'dot' (rivet).  Making several equal sized impressions that way is more difficult, of course...not the least of which problem is the speed at which JBW loses its 'dabbing' qualities as it quickly begins to set.  Frankly, now that Tichy has molded rivets, I know they'd be my first choice given the same problem I ran into.  But, TEHO.

FWIW...

KD

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