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Fake Disney Pins

Here’s are a collection of favorite videos on scrapper pins and how to spot them.   Disney has an online shop that shows many of their certified pins that are for sale. This a great site to see real Disney Pins Disney pins are a hidden secret. Everyone loves Disney, but there are a lot of […]

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The Maui Film Festival

Film festivals and custom lanyards Each year as film enthusiasts travel the film festival circuits across the world, there seems to be a buzz in the air as we begin to see all sorts of people wearing lanyards with mysterious name tags hanging from them.  Upon closer inspection, we learn it’s a group of directors, […]

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What’s The Difference Between Hard Enamel and Soft Enamel Lapel Pins?

What’s the difference between soft enamel and hard enamel lapel pins? Whether you are creating a lapel pin for your business, employees, group or just because of the enamel pin trend taking off, detail is everything. There are many types of lapel pins to choose from, hard enamel and soft enamel lapel pins are particularly easy […]

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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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Custom Emblematic Jewelry & Logo Cufflinks

Emblematic jewelry takes expressing your style to a whole new level! Emblematic jewelry has been worn for many years as a way of expressing yourself or representing a group you believe in or belong to. They are used as a way to tell the world who you are and what’s important to you. These fine pieces […]

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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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Can I Make My Own Silver Or Gold Pendants?

  Making unique jewelry and pendants can be fun! Are you a jewelry designer and want to make your own unique pieces? How can you make your own custom gold pendants and charms? It’s true that many choose to take metal work classes, but at the end of the day, is that scalable? Can you really […]

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History Behind the Flag Lapel Pin

The American flag lapel pin is a common sight in the USA. It can be seen on nearly every politician across the country, and often even on people who have no involvement in politics. The exact origin of the flag lapel pin is somewhat difficult to pinpoint, as it has gone through peaks in popularity at different points in time and does not appear to have been introduced until long after standard lapel pins were already in use.

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Top 5 Corporate Gifts For The Holiday Season

This gift list for the holiday season is pretty metal. In fact, it begins with custom lapel pins. The holiday season rings in a plethora of company parties that range from the massive and elaborate to the most intimate. Whatever the size the truth is they are quite fun and have become part of the […]

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King James II Shilling circa 1685 | Image Credit: Roy-MacLeod

The Oldest Coin in the World

There is still plenty of mystery revolving around the Lydian Lion. There is no certainty of the value, or even the purpose of the coin. But as it stands, it holds the record for being the oldest coin, having been created over 2,700 years ago.

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