Tips on How to Photograph Small Pins, Coins & Jewelry

Tips On Taking Picture Of Jewelry If you are trying to learn how to photograph shiny objects, small pins, coins or charm jewelry, here are some excellent tips. We now just use an iPhone with the image sitting near the window when we shoot our lapel pins and custom charms. Don’t have an iPhone? Well, […]

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Rubber EMT Patches Ready for Action

Custom police & EMT rubber patches are durable Looking for a custom rubber patch constructed to keep up with an active lifestyle that is also weather, water, and action-proof and machine-washable? Look no further, The Monterey Company’s custom patches are ideal for anyone that needs something more than just fabric to sport their custom logo. […]

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Guide to Becoming a Pinhead – Tips to Start Collecting & Trading Pins

If you love lapel pins, chances are that you might be a pinhead. Collectors of all kinds amass with unique and valued items such as art, stamps or coins, books and more. But a lapel pin collector? Take Dave Phillips from Edmonton, Canada. His collection of pins related to the popular Canadian sport of curling […]

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Disney Pin Collectors: How to Spot Fake “Scrapper Pins”

Dream a little dream of Disney Trading Pins! Watch Our Collection of Fake Disney Pins: Videos  Never heard of these? Essentially, they are pin “bootlegs” made from original Disney molds that are somehow obtained after the company’s original production run ends. Other scrapper pins are made from completely different molds created by “knock off” producers. Unfortunately, […]

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How To Pick The Best Lapel Pin Company For Your Event

Never designed a custom pin? We can help! Just short of having a word of mouth referral, you will need to find a custom lapel pin company that will best meet your needs and make the design process simple and fun. The following is a short list of things to do and ask when choosing […]

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How Lapel Pins Are Made

Lapel pins may make your world go round, but how are they made? The lapel pin (also known as a “badge” or “button”) is a tiny pin that is usually affixed to the lapel of a jacket or dress. They can be worn simply as a decorative piece of jewelry or can make a statement […]

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