3 Occasions to Use Engraving Services

There are many reasons to use Engraving Services. We define Engraving Services as adding personalization to any engraveable item. The item to be engraved can be anything from a traditional award, gift, or practically any object that has an engraveable area. We will focus on three occasions that are perfect for Engraving Services – Award Presentations, Personalized Gifts, and Item Identification.

Dell Awards is known for providing customers and users with state-of-the-art engraving services in the San Diego, CA area and beyond. We take pride in our expertise and craftsmanship when personalizing our customers’ projects.

Award Presentations

Presenting an award to an individual or group is often as thrilling as receiving one. The one thing that makes an award even better is personalizing it. Receiving an accolade is gratifying in itself however the value increases greatly when it is presented with their own name and accomplishment permanently marking the occasion. Whether you are recognizing individuals or marking an outstanding milestone, personalization will make your presentation shine.

Personalized Gifts

There are many occasions to give gifts. Major events such as weddings, retirements, religious ceremonies, baby showers, graduations, and so much more. Sometimes we give gifts just to show our appreciation and thanks to someone who has made a difference to us. Once again, personalization by engraving elevates the gift to the next level. It shows the thoughtfulness and gratitude to make it uniquely for the recipient. Having your gift engraved commemorates the event or reason for giving and creates a more valuable keepsake.

Item Identification

Engraving any item will change how that item is perceived. It can be strictly for identification or as a personal inscription to identify to whom the item belongs or is being given. For example, engraving a prototype gadget with a trademark logo and model number or a baseball glove with the owner’s name. Adding engraving to any item can be as simple as a name or as intricate as a custom design or photograph. Personalizing electronic equipment such as a laptop is an excellent way to identify and make it unique to its owner.

Our Engraving Service

Dell Award has been personalizing our clients’ awards, gifts, and personal items for 60 years. With today’s technology, laser engraving is often the preferred marking method however we also offer traditional diamond drag engraving, digital printing, and other processes. We can engrave text and match almost any typestyle desired as well as clipart, original artwork, photographs, and drawings. We offer art services if customer-supplied artwork is not of acceptable quality and can help with design and layout to create the perfect personalization specifically for you.

If you’re planning to submit artwork, vector images such as .ai, .eps, .cdr, or vector pdf files work best. High resolution bitmap images of 300 dpi resolution may also work well.

A Guide to Our Plaque Awards

Plaque awards are some of the many products that we offer over at Dell Awards. That said, this is a broad category that encompasses a number of the plaque awards we offer. Below we’re going to go over classic plaques, premium plaques, specialty plaques, and perpetual plaques so that you can buy your plaque awards completely informed.

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A Complete Guide to Name Badges

Name badges are the first impression you offer to another individual. Whether you’re working in an office, representing an organization, or attending a social gathering, these name badges provide others with a clear initial introduction and impression of who you are. That’s why we aim to provide individuals with name badges that suit their individual needs. Below, you can read about how different types of badges will serve you.

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Trophy Shop Stock Awards

Stock awards are ready-made awards like medals and trophies. In stock awards, a name, logo or badge, and description are added to make it personalized—a less expensive option compared to custom awards.

Every event and award recipient is unique and has its own traits and preferences and so the stock award must be customized or personalized to suit their needs.

A business or professional award might be something elegant with a simple design featuring more traditional materials such as marble or crystal. These awards can be used in different important events, professional fields and institutions such as musical and theatrical events, schools, hobby organizations, sports leagues, and others.

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Our Custom Awards & Personalization Process

Custom awards are generally for customers looking to create truly personalized awards such as trophies, plaques, medals and others when they want to honor a fellow team member, client, employee or business partner for their outstanding efforts and achievements.

Dell Awards has been offering unique awards and various other items of recognition since opening the doors in 1960.

These types of awards are specially tailored to suit our customers’ unique design needs, branding and messaging requirements and what we can create is virtually limitless, from the types of materials used to our engraving methods.

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Awards & Recognition is in Our Blood

As our very first blog I’d like to thank you for stopping by! Dell Awards has been crafting quality, customized awards and recognition products for almost 60 years now. Whew! It’s been quite a ride! Starting as a small mom and pop shop by our founders, Dell and Stella Lake, we have been a reliable and trustworthy member of our local community in Lemon Grove, California since day one of opening the showroom doors.

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