Custom Medals

Give Your Passion Substance With Custom Medals

Custom medals are an important part of every runner’s race.   Blood pumps through the runner’s veins and sweat beads on his forehead. He can feel his legs burning, but the race he is in is far from over. On either side, onlookers are hooting and cheering, shaking colorful signs in the air that say, “Race […]

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What Is A Hiking Stick Medallion?

Hiking Stick Medallions are the perfect design adventure for any creative outdoorsy type. While fishing on the Metolius River in Oregon, I noticed a hiker walking by with this walking stick. He was out Geocaching and I had to ask him if he would be okay If I took a picture of his hiking stick […]

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Tips for Getting Involved in Triathlons for Kids Using Custom Medals

Custom medals aren’t just for looks, they promote healthy fun too! Used for rewards at triathlons such as the Ironman, they make one awesome goal to stay in shape for! Move over Ironman, there’s a new kid in town. According to USA Triathlon, the national governing body for the sport, the number of “kid triathlons” for youths ages […]

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Sobriety Medallions

Made it a year? Celebrate your sobriety with custom sobriety medallions! Sobriety Medallions are an amazing mode of commemorating achievement by recognizing the length of time a person has been sober.  The tale of these, typically aluminum medallions seems to go back to the late 1930s when a man by the name of Clarence H. Snyder, […]

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The Difference Between Medals and Medallions

  Although the names may sound alike, medals and medallions are less similar than you may think. Here at the Monterey Company, we make massive amounts of unique and gorgeous custom medals and custom medallions. It never fails however that when we get a call from a potential client seeking their free consultation with one […]

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Nothings Says Bike Month Like Custom Head Badges?

Cycle your way into November with bicycle head badges! At The Monterey Company, we help you design custom head badges for your company to give to valued employees or customers that they will love attaching to their bicycle for the next National Bike Month.   Are there planned activities around National Bike Months? What is […]

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Cool Ideas For Medallions

Custom Medallions aren’t only for pirates, but they can still be pretty awesome. The world of Medallions is vast.  Now more then ever custom medals design is branching out with great techniques, such as splash minting.  This technique helps in creating scenes that look almost real and even seem to show movement.  Special dies are used […]

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Walking And Hiking Stick Keepsakes With Custom Medallions

The difference between a walking or hiking stick, past or present is that walking sticks now don’t conceal swords. At The Monterey Company, we help you design custom walking stick medallions for your walking and hiking sticks and in the blog, we will share with you the difference between each stick and give you a […]

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Custom Medals – 10 Ideas For Military Units

There are many different ways you can use custom medals to honor our soldiers. One way both the military and military families can recognize their soldiers is with the use of custom medals. These custom medals are one of the many types of metal emblems that emblem manufacturers such as The Monterey Company provide. They also create […]

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Custom Medallions – 10 Geo Caching Ideas

10 fun ideas for how custom medallions can be used for Geo Caching finds. GeoCaching has recently become a popular pastime throughout the United States. With the invention of Global Positioning Systems (GPS), Geo Caching is like a modern-day treasure hunt only with a little less swashbuckling than was required in years gone by. People […]

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