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Choose the Right Pin for Your Design

Customized lapel pins have become more popular than ever.

From celebrities who collect them to artists promoting their work, lapel pins are trendy and collectible. 

Arrow Emblems offers three kinds of pins - hard enamel, soft enamel and printed. To produce the best results, we'll explain the different types and why you might choose one over the other.

Printed Pins
   If you have a complicated design with a lot of colors or details, you might consider a printed pin. These inexpensive pins are perfect for photos and complicated designs. We'll add an epoxy dome protective covering to make it shine!


When it comes to enamel pins, the difference between soft and hard enamel is more of an aesthetic choice than a design based choice. 

Soft Enamel Pins

  If you're looking for a more traditional type of pin that has texture, a soft enamel pin is a good choice. In this process, enamel colors are poured into a metal mould with deep "walls" separating them. You can really feel the metal lines in this type of pin.

Hard Enamel Pins

  For a more upscale, jewelry style look, consider hard enamel. These lapel pins are polished to make the surface flat and smooth, resulting in a more elegant look that works well for corporate gifts or awards.

Arrow Emblems experts will provide guidance and a free vector art proof so you can see what  might be needed for your design to fit any of these styles of pins. 

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