Custom Enamel Pins

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What are Enamel Pins?

Enamel refers to an opaque finish that’s applied to pottery, glass or metal for achieving a protected and glossy seal.  Enamel pins are also known as lapel pins. It‘s highly customizable. In other words, enamel pins can feature any designs including company logos, funny cartoon characters or other designs you can think of. Lapel pins have been associated with politics and professional organizations, but the introduction of enamel pins means that they don’t have to be restricted to your lapel anymore. They can be worn on jackets, backpacks, hats and elsewhere and can be used for promoting a musical group, charity or even a small business.

Creating your own custom enamel pins is easier and cheaper than you think. As a professional enamel pin manufacturers, we use unique ideas and designs to make enamel pins.

Why Do You Need To Choose Custom Enamel Pins?

When the culture of lapel pins started to rise again, they already existed in sports, commerce, public welfare and awareness propaganda industries etc. A fixed-style pin can no longer meet the needs of various themes in these industries. In order to embody personality, uniqueness and unity with organizational style, many companies, organizations or individuals are willing to design their own pins, or give their design requirements to the custom lapel pins maker, so that manufacturers can design and produce them. Therefore, custom enamel pins have become the popular products.

As a professional enamel pin manufacturer, in order to make it more convenient for customers to customize their pins, we design an online customization system, whether it is hard enamel pins or soft enamel pins, or fill in a variety of special materials, which can customize the selection.

What are Enamel Pins types?

We have two different enamel pins processes styles: Hard Enamel Pins and Soft Enamel Pins.

Hard Enamel Pins

Hard enamel pins gives a high-quality and quite durable feel. Die-struck metal is used for making these pins and they are hand-filled with color or hand-painted. Hard enamel pins have a smooth surface as they are first heated and then polished. They’re slightly more expensive and require more time to create than soft enamel pins.

Key Features:

· Smooth & bright finish

· bright and vivid colors

· Most durable

· Various plating options

Best Uses:

· They can be used to commemorate a tradeshows, conventions and conference, company branding, employee recognition.

Soft Enamel Pins

Also known as embossed pins, the soft enamel pins can be found in the same color variety as that of hard enamel pins. However, the difference is that their lines of metal are a bit more raised, which gives the pins an interesting appearance. When your finger slides over the soft enamel surface, it gives a "bumpy" feel. A layer of epoxy can be applied onto soft enamel pin to make the surface looks flat as well as protect the surface from scratching. However, soft enamel pins with flat surface aren’t hard enamel pins.

Key Features:

· Flexible & High-Detail

· Colorful & Durable

· Various plating options

· More inexpensive, economy 

Best Uses:

· They can be used to identify and promote schools, teams, corporations, government agencies, military units and associations. 

What’s the Differences between Hard Enamel Pins and Soft Enamel Pins?

When you are interested the Custom Lapel Pins, you may be confused about what's the differences between hard enamel pins and soft enamel pins.

Hard Enamel Pins VS Soft Enamel Pins

Part 1 Visual Distinction

One of the most obvious differences between hard enamel and soft enamel pins is the surface. Hard enamel pins have a highly polished surface for durability and higher value. While soft enamel pins have texture and non-smooth surface. It has raised metal area and recessed enamel area. Each color is clearly divided by thin metal lines

Part 2  Product Principle

Both use the same metal mold and have vivid colors. However, the application of the mold for soft enamel pins has limitation, That is to say, the mold for soft enamel pins can only applied to soft enamel process, while the mold for hard enamel pins can applied to both types of enamel pins.

How to Make Hard Enamel Pins?

lMake a die-struck metal.

lManual coloring with small brush or needle

lEach color is individually separated by thin metal lines

lPlace the pin into oven and using high temperature to make it dry and hard

lCreate and Polish a bright and smooth hard enamel production

lElectroplate the metal surface using finishes like gold or nickel

lIndividually package each pin& poly bag is the often used package.

How to Make Soft Enamel Pins?

lMake a die-struck metal and cut the mold to the precise outline of the design shapes

lPlate the metal with finishes like gold or nickel

lPut the enamel in the recessed areas

lThe enamel clings to the edges and recessed below the metal die line (that prevents the enamel mixing)

lAdd a special epoxy coating to prevent your pin’s color from fading or cracking

Part 3  Product Function

Hard Enamel Pins--High Value

The price of hard enamel pins is a bit higher than soft enamel pins, but it has unbeatable quality and impressive appearance Due to this fact, hard enamel pins have been used to create beautiful decorative jewelry, dish and art pieces for a long time.

Custom hard pin is an ungraded version of soft enamel pins. Its smooth surface, vivid color match and durability make it a great souvenir for formal occasions like company anniversaries and conventions. Thus, hard enamel pin is the top option for people or organizations which have strict quality requirement about pins.

Soft Enamel Pins--Most Popular Style

Soft enamel pins’ unique texture feeling has been loved by many people and its affordability also gains many customers’ hearts. These enamel pins custom made is an ideal gift for friends because you can have a versatile selection of shapes and sizes, Thus, soft enamel pin is greatly recommended to people with tight budget.

Soft enamel pins are best used for designs that have defined separated color boundary. It had less metal finish limitation compared with hard enamel pins, like soft enamel pins can use dye black finish while cloisonné pins can’t. Due to above mentioned reasons, soft enamel pins are also the number one choice for sports pins such as baseball trading pins.

Why You Choose Enamel Pins From EnamelPins.com?

We have more than 20 years experience in making promotional gifts including enamel pin custom made to suit customers’ requirements. As one of the leading company in this industry, we promise to give every customer high quality products with cheap price- as low as 40% discount.

Our prime principle is to give customers the best shopping experience. We are dedicated to respond and solve our clients’ problems within the shortest time possible. At gs-jj, customers can enjoy the convenience of Automatic Quotation System.

In addition to the aforementioned service, we also provide service listed below:

lFree design and artwork with unlimited revisions

lFree shipping and no minimum order

lGreat discount- as low as 40% discount

lFast production- as fast as 5 days