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The Red & Gold Royal Award Trophy: Understated Elegance

The 7.5” tall acrylic award trophy is screened in red on the back, with elegant gold accents, and is mounted to a glossy black base, to stand proudly on any desk, shelf or table. You can also choose blue or green screening. These royal award trophies will strike a pose at your next corporate event (we offer quantity discounts on custom merchandise).

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Custom Patriotic Plaques & Trophies

A personal, elegant acknowledgement goes a long way in supporting our troops. PlaqueMaker makes it so easy to design any number of award plaques, customized trophies and personalized gifts that feature patriotic themes military personnel relate to in a big way. Design it yourself with PlaqueMaker’s easy-to-use online design tools. Browse our clip art gallery for seals and other artwork for every branch of the military, including the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines as well as the Coast Guard and the National Guard.

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Metal Photo Prints

Printing on metal is simple with our online design tools. Design metal art print using your own family pictures, landscapes and digital photos. Includes one photo. Unlike most other PlaqueMaker products, text is not included with metal photo prints.

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The Award Plaque – A Timeless Tradition

The earliest plaques are found in the 12th century throughout the Benin Empire in present-day Nigeria. Bronze and brass placards herald warriors and key battles fought on behalf of the kingdom. These are not unlike plaques we see today, paying homage to soldiers who died in the service of their country. Plaques are not just memorials but informational signs. For over 150 years, the blue plaques of London point out historical locations and the people who lived there. In the U.S., the National Trust for Historical Preservation bestows markers to buildings and places that gain National Registry status.

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Say Thank You to Unsung Community Heroes

Does your charity want to show appreciation for the community’s first responders? Is there a volunteer organization or civic group that has gone unnoticed for far too long? Do you know someone who selflessly gives their time and energy to others?

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How to Make Every Day a Celebration

What’s the best way to make any day a celebration? Mark it with a personalized custom engraved plaque you design yourself at PlaqueMaker.com.

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QR Code Industrial Asset Tags Streamline Inventory

Mobile Inventory Management is the process of scanning QR codes or barcodes with a mobile device to track inventory, shipments and retail transactions. It gives you the data your company needs on your phone or tablet, simplifying asset management. Staff workers can take inventory quicker, know what stock is ready to ship immediately and determine which items need re-ordering.

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The Beauty of Glass Objects

Since ancient times, the great artisans of Egypt, Assyria and Italy have been inspired by the special properties of glass to create attractive works of art. Glass can allow light to pass through it, giving it the ability to transform color and sparkle, bringing joy and happiness with just a gaze into its brightness.

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Display Your Family Crest or Coat of Arms

Tracing your family tree is not only fun, it can turn up some exciting surprises. What if you have a Duke, Duchess or even a Queen in your lineage – how cool would that be? All your research efforts could also reveal a family crest or coat of arms. Displaying your family crest is a unique way to pay tribute to your heritage or, dare we say, to show off your ancestral roots. Giving the gift of a family crest or coats of arms custom engraved or full-folor printed on ornaments, picture frames or paperweights to relatives at your next reunion would probably be a much appreciated memento, too.

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Granite & Marble Stand the Test of Time

Natural stone is quarried all over the Earth. No two pieces are identical due to the unique forces of nature. One of the most attractive qualities of natural stone like granite and marble, variances include differences in color, shading, irregular markings, voids, pitting, veins and fissures.

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Why We Love Customized Products

Take it from one who knows: YOU. When you meet up with your favorite person, engage in content created for you or receive a personalized gift, doesn’t it leave you feeling like someone has taken your personal interests and preferences into consideration?

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Custom Real Estate Signs

Create personalized real estate signs for all your realtor needs. Our metal signs are far superior to the corrugated plastic signs you may see online and elsewhere.

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Limitless Design Possibilities with Custom Cut Stencils

Stencils date back 37,000 years when Neanderthals use them to apply hand prints on cave walls in Spain. In 105 A.D., the Chinese employ stencils to add color to paper as a new printing technique. In a method called Katazome, the Japanese apply rice paste to them to block the saturation of dyes onto fabric. Paper, fabric and wood become art with the use of stencils.

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The Perfect Pen Gift Guide

Buying a gift for someone is an undertaking worthy of much consideration and this includes the choosing of a pen. Some say a writing instrument is an extension of the writer’s mind. Others think of pens as a necessary accessory that adds to their personal sense of style. Either way, let the person’s preferences be your guide to get it right.

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10 Retirement Gift Ideas For a Job Well Done

Retirement, Corporate, Employees, Recognition

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Why We Love Coffee

Most people don’t realize the coffee plant has white blossoms that smell like jasmine and Ethiopians first choose the leaves for brewing a medicine. They may not know the plant has red fruits that look like cherries and are called “magical fruit” in the 11th century, when coffee is discovered. They do know that roasting the beans, grinding them finely, then percolating them slowly with water yields a tasty, aromatic drink and it is one of the most popular beverages in the world (kudos to the Ottoman empire). Bottom line, people enjoy drinking coffee because it makes them feel good. This and a few more reasons:

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Go, Team, Go

From Basketball to Soccer, Baseball and Bowling, to Track and Tennis, Golf and the Martial Arts … Volleyball and Cheerleading, Softball and Hockey, Football and more … The star athletes, coaches, sponsors and other participants in the sports you love deserve appreciation.

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Barbecue Like a Champ

1. Have Everything Ready Before Grilling Starts – an essential part of successful grilling includes a clean grill and plenty of fuel; all the food prepped for cooking; salt, pepper and any seasonings on hand; essential BBQ grilling tools; serving platters; and a table set with plates, silverware, napkins, glasses and beverages, so your guests can dig in as soon as the feast comes off the flames.

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The Shield – Symbol of Honor

Do you know a local hero who should be honored with a shield plaque? The shield has long been a symbol of honor that recognizes people who work for the good of others, like police officers, firefighters and other emergency responders, although its appeal extends far beyond these community standouts.

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How to Immortalize the Moment of a Lifetime

Recognition, Sublimated Plaques, Celebration

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