Custom Hard Enamel Pins

Custom hard enamel pins are the perfect choice to promote your business. This type of pin is baked until the enamel has cured and the result is that the colored and raised areas of your art are on the same plane, making the final image smooth to the touch. As a finishing touch, the pins are then hand-polished on all sides and plated in gold, silver, or copper.

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High-Quality Hard Enamel Lapel Pins

These pins are the highest quality designs that we offer. They are smooth to the touch, and often mistakenly called cloisonne since the two techniques are very similar. Custom hard enamel pins are made by creating a die and using copper, brass, or iron as the base metal. A copper base allows for the most detail, and allows for amazing 3D effects. After the base has been selected, colors are added and matched to your approved art proof.

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Matching Colors and Polished To Perfection

We use the Pantone matching system when matching the artwork to ensure that every color is the perfect shade. From there, we also add a sandblasted finish to the background to give the final logo a two-tone, jewelry-like finish. The enamel is filled level to the surface of the die-struck base. Finally, the pins are plated before being shipped right to your business via FedEx rush delivery.

What Is Hard Enamel and How Is It Made?

Created using a solid paste that is then hardened during the firing process. The final images are smooth to the touch and have a sleek, even surface. One of the major advantages of using this style is the ability to use the Pantone matching system because it helps us to create an exact duplicate of your logo. A resin paste is used to create their hard, glass-like appearance and are one of the more popular types of custom enamel pins. After the base metal has been struck, plated, and polished, the resin is then overfilled into the reservoirs of the finished product. Once fired, the pins are then hand-sanded down to create a jewelry-like finish.

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Adding Detail By Direct Printing Color To Your Design

What makes hard enamel pins the highest quality? This type of pin was originally created to resemble cloisonne, a 2000-year-old enameling process. They can be printed on top of your pin as well, which will provide for extra details no matter what size you choose. We offer Pantone color matching to ensure that the logo on your pin perfectly matches your real logo.

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Adding Custom Gemstones & Sandblasting To Your Pins

We can add gemstones to any hard enamel pin design, and we have a variety of stones and colors to choose from. There are no limits to the number of stones we can add, so you are only limited by your imagination. In addition to adding gemstones, you can also sandblast the background of your custom design. Sandblasting is a great option if you want to add a higher perceived value to your pin because it creates a luxurious, two-tone look. Sandblasting gives your pin a hard jewelry finish and plating—where the raised areas are shiny and recessed areas can include sandblasting—making it a timeless piece that people will treasure.

Custom Options and General Information

Three Easy Steps to Get Started

  1. The first step is to work with our team on your artwork. Whether you’re using your company logo or creating something from your imagination, the team will help you make the perfect proof to bring your vision to life.
  2. Review and Approval: We will email you the digital proof for your review, free of charge. If the proof isn’t perfect, we offer unlimited revisions.
  3. Production and Shipping: Once your proof and price are approved, we will create a production sample. We can also create a few styles with different techniques so you can be totally confident about your choice. From there, we’ll put your finished logo proof into production and ship the final product to you as quickly as possible.

The sky's the limit to your creativity—our team can make any design a reality.

At the Monterey Company, we’ve made sure that our process is as easy as possible and we offer the best service. With our years of expertise, we’ve perfected every step from start to finish. Our process can be broken down into three simple steps and starts when you submit your quote request: