Engraving & Etching near Santa Clara & San Jose

Personalized Gifts in Santa Clara

Photo Etching – requires photo ready black and white art (300 dpi minimum) a negative is made and transferred on to the plate material. Photo etching can also be produced with high quality photographs without competing background. Bring your images into our JB Trophies & Custom Frames professionals for review. Okay for individual pieces.

Acid Etching – adds color to the photo etching process. The same requirements for art specifications apply as required for photo etching. Acid etching is usually used in large quantities. Not recommended for small orders.

Embedment – We can embed a special piece of memory in a Lucite award. Various shapes and sizes are available. Not recommended for one-of-a kind heirlooms. Allow extra time because this is not done on our premises. We work with the best in the embedment business, those who care for your special items and embed them beautifully and forever in a Lucite trophy. Come to our San Jose showroom to view selected items to be embedded. Engraving can be added to finished product.

Sandblasting – transfers image onto glass by etching away glass design. Sandblasting is recommended for customizing wine bottles, glasses, crystal vases and crystal awards of all kinds of shapes. This technique is also used on some metals and some plastics. Come to our showroom for a professional consultation. Items can be paint filled with color.

Graphic Design Services Available – For faster service please provide EPS files saved to Adobe 9. Outline vector, black and while, no half-tones. Call for requirements for your specific job.

Engraving on the Premises – all work scheduled with a 5-10 day turnaround in most cases. Expediting services are available. Charges vary per job.


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