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Custom Christmas Tree Ornaments

Celebrate the holidays with joyful coins and custom medallions! It has been a tradition for quite a long time to give out Christmas tree ornaments for the holidays. It’s an especially great gift for office parties, and they can also feature the year in which the gift was given. One of the many ways in which […]

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The Democratic National Convention Pins

Great slogans and great custom democratic pins go together like politics and controversy. Have you been watching the speeches?  The constant barrage of Facebook stream commentary?  The commercials that run endlessly on television?  (secret confession:  this Monterey writer doesn’t have a television partly for this very reason!)  Despite all of the overwhelming amounts of information […]

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Custom Medical Assistant Pins

The earliest hospital pins were created by fine jewelers. Medical Pins issued to hospital personnel, predominantly doctors, is a tradition that has its roots in Nursing. Back in the late 1800’s Florence Nightingale began the tradition by being awarded The Red Cross of St. George for her selfless service during the war. She chose to turn […]

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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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Case Study: The 9th New York Volunteer Infantry

Custom medals come in all shapes, sizes, forms, and ages. Dennis Schurr had always been interested in art and history. What was most fascinating, however, was the history of his Great Great Grandfather’s American Civil War regiment. He has spent the better part of the last two decades researching all he could on this family […]

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Holiday Pins For Cards

Spread the Christmas cheer with custom holiday pins! Creativity gets into high gear for the holidays. Hanakkuh and Christmas specifically become the big holidays for gift giving and with the economy being what it is, people are looking for ways to purchase inexpensive gifts that are still classy, long lasting and meaningful. We at The […]

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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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The Bella Rosa Bike Company Head Badges

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 custom bike head tube badges from us.  But now we […]

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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 a custom pin. 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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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Do you support breast cancer awareness? Custom pins make it easier than ever to spread the word. “Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) (also referred to in America as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM)) is an annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease and to […]

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