Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Custom Lapel Pins
Custom lapel pins are a great way to create brand recognition, improve corporate identity and make an emotional connection with your customers. They’re also excellent ways to recognize employees or charitable donors.
Your imagination is the only limitation to helping us design the perfect lapel pin. To help get you started, we’ve listed below some of the most popular pin materials. Please keep in mind that in addition to material, the size of your pin will also have a significant impact on cost.
Soft Enamel Pins are one of the most common pin types for their high quality look and affordable price – A 3D look and feel with a textured surface. Metal areas are raised, colors are recessed. CLICK HERE for pricing and other useful information.
Die Struck Pins use only metal and no color, with a two-tone finish that provides for an elegant look. They are often used to recognize years of service and are also popular at universities, associations and government offices. The pins are available in gold, silver, nickel, bronze and copper and can be produced with antique finish for that cool retro look. CLICK HERE for pricing and other useful information.
Hard Enamel Pins imitate fine pieces of jewelry because they are fired in very high temperatures for a smooth, polished finish. They are perfect for when you need to reward employees or launch a new product or brand with your company’s image. They feature solid colors, outlined with metal – making them a good fit for designs with separated colors. Hundreds of colors are available, and Pantone colors are easily matched. CLICK HERE for pricing and other useful information.
Cloisonné Lapel Pins have a high perceived value and jewelry-like appearance. They are an great choice for any design that has clearly separated colors. Cloisonné pins exemplify the art of glass enameling that started centuries ago in China. The use of flass resin gives each pin a hard, glossy finish that simulates jewel tones. CLICK HERE for pricing and other useful information.
Photo Etched Lapel Pins are the perfect choice if your looking for a pin with intricate details and fine lines. A slightly thinner metal than hard or soft enamel pins, while retailing 100% of the product’s quality. Your design is etched into brass using a photo acid process. The recessed areas created are then filled with soft enamel and basked at high temperatures and then highly polished. CLICK HERE for pricing and other useful information.
Digital Color Lapel Pins are the perfect option if you need a small quantity (minimums start at 25 units) and/or a quick turn-around. Your logo/image is digitally recreated in full-color and then sealed with a laminate material or epoxy dome. CLICK HERE for pricing and other useful information.
Hopefully, this is enough to get you started. If you’re one of those people that just wants to send us your logo, quantity and date needed and have us do all the heavy lifting, feel free to give us a call at 888.752.0432.