Gold lapel pins really stand out above all others. Use gold in the design when designing lapel pins for your organization. Gold metal plating can be added to your enamel lapel pins for no additional fee. We are happy to encourage you to use gold in your lapel pin design. Our designers can even send you a free mockup of the pins with gold metal plating effect before you purchase. You can also submit your own design by using the upload field on our free design & quote form.
Using Gold in the Design
Lapel pins are prestigious and fashionable promotional items that will carry the image of your organization to the most elite circles. That is why we love to use gold in our designs to give emphasis to your cause. Gold lapel pins for organizations are designed for high contrast. If the details of the lapel pins are small, the pins should be large. Since each color in an enamel pin must be surrounded by the metal, use this to your advantage. The detailed areas should be given corresponding color that has a strong contrast with the gold metal surrounding it. Dark colors such as navy or black work well to contrast with gold. This technique ensures that your pins will be legible and that your message is understood.
The example to the right uses a high contrasting enamel color against the detailed gold text. The name of the organization is given a strong emphasis by using contrast because the designer was aware of the importance of contrast in gold lapel pins.
Gold Lapel Pin Types
The “Riverland” and “Dignity” gold lapel pins in this post are hard enamel lapel pins. Hard enamel lapel pins are the modern day version of cloisonne because they are the highest quality pins and the most prestigious looking. Hard enamel pins have the greatest perceived value. They are very inexpensive yet have the appearance and quality of fine jewelry.
Soft enamel gold lapel pins are also very nice. Both hard and soft enamel pins are hardened after firing in a kiln. The only noticeable difference between hard enamel and soft enamel lapel pins is on the surface. The soft enamel falls back into the recessed areas between the metal as it is fired. When the enamel coloring falls back, it leaves the metal areas in the design standing up. This gives the surface of pins a “raised metal” look.
Printed pins can also be made with gold (brass). Pins that are printed may not be the quality of fine jewelry but they can save time and money if you are on a budget and you need pins fast. They always have the greatest appeal, even if they are printed. Our designers will work with you to make printed lapel pins that can brighten any event. These printed lapel pins were designed for an evening gala. With only a week for planning, these pins needed to be printed. As you can see, the design works well to bring out the beauty of the gold (brass) plating.
Whatever your promotional needs are, consider using our gold lapel pins. Pins Fast is your partner in designing gold lapel pins that everyone will remember. Contact us today for a free design & quote!