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Here are some of our latest blog articles about how some of our client use our custom products. Some of our products and blog stories include lapel pins, coins, medals and custom made charms.

October, 2010 9:00 am

The Bella Rosa Bike Company Head Badges

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Custom head badges can be a huge selling point for many bike shops. The love of bike riding can be an intoxicating thing.  And we have witnessed that first hand up here in Idyllwild with our local bike shop, which was the first to order [...]

December, 2009 4:59 pm

Google And The Importance Of Service

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Google coins that search out the true meaning of gratitude for our veterans. Google. Really, I have to admit that when this case study came across my desk I was thrilled to get the chance to talk to anyone even remotely associated with the company. Aside from [...]

October, 2009 1:22 pm


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Love wildlife? Custom design it on a pin. For thousands of years, the Crow Indians have admired the Bighorn sheep. Known for their large horns, sharp eyes, sure-footedness, great strength and strong heart, the Bighorn sheep are believed to have exceptional power and wisdom. The Bighorn [...]

September, 2009 8:34 am


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Symbolize and treasure the things you care about with custom pins. For their 20th anniversary, the Friendship Children's Center, a nonprofit day school in Washington, D.C., created a special lapel pin with the help of The Monterey Company. The pewter pin featured a child's hand--with a [...]

September, 2009 9:34 am

Labor Day

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Raise awareness with custom awareness lapel pins. Labor Day in the U.S. is traditionally celebrated the first Monday in September. In 1882, President Grover Cleveland dedicated it as a day of reconciliation with labor unions after many strikes, riots and workers' deaths. However, for most [...]

July, 2009 8:48 am

Heart on Sleeve

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Wear your heart on your sleeve with custom lapel pins, and gain business! "You always wear your heart on your sleeve," is a popular expression aimed at romantic young girls. Yet, no one would expect the same expression could help you market your business better. Whether [...]

June, 2008 12:44 pm


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Getting creative with anniversary lapel pins adds a whole new aspect to your memories. At The Monterey Company, they believe that a good company logo or design should not be limited to just to lapel pins. One customer put his design on a belt buckle. He recently [...]

May, 2008 9:19 am


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Custom key chains make a big difference for big anniversaries. Recently, a New York marketing company representing a large car manufacturer asked The Monterey Company to make a custom-made key chain for the anniversary of its construction equipment division. The marketing company had created the design [...]

February, 2008 9:26 pm

Nonprofit Lapel Pins Help Nonprofits Get Donations

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Help your organization raise funds with nonprofit lapel pins and gemstones. Many nonprofit organizations have asked The Monterey Company to create lapel pins that they can use as donor gifts. So when donors donate, they receive decorative pins as an acknowledgement of their financial support. One [...]

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