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Academic Trophies of Excellent Quality

In the world of academics, awards have and always will be of great importance. Academic trophies have had their place in the world of education for many years. From primary school and right through to university, providing learners with some form of recognition and reward for their efforts is absolutely essential.

At Trophy and Medal Boutique we stock a wide range of academic trophies to choose from. Whether you are looking to incorporate a new award or simply replace old and outdated trophies, we have the perfect range for your consideration.  Amongst our most popular options you will find acrylic trophies, 3D trophies, crystal trophies, cup trophies, marble and glass trophies and even resin and wood varieties. The fact of the matter is that the options are simply endless.

Taking the time to browse through our range will have you quickly aware of the sheer diversity in terms of design and quality made available at Trophy and Medal Boutique. We also stock a wide range of medals and promotional items that might interest you too. All you need to do when you find the items you are looking for; is to let us know how you would like them customised, and where they need to be delivered to. That’s it – we will take care of the rest. We have been serving the South African market for many years and as a result we are able to present items and awards that present the best quality and value for money that the market has to offer.

When seeking out academic trophies that are sure to be coveted by those competing for them, the range at Trophy and Medal Boutique is the only one to consider. Take the time to browse through the available options and choose designs that best encompass the image and standing of your particular institution or academic group. Order your medals and trophies online from us today.

Corporate Award | Corporate Award Design and Engraving

Corporate Award Design and Engraving for Prestigious Recognition

Apart from our line of stock awards we also do customized corporate award designs where your company logo, message and any special design requests are used. Because we know how important it is to ensure that the trophy, medal or plaque will represent the image you want to portray, we take the time to work with you in selecting the design and message.

Simply view our gallery of corporate awards and select a style that you feel will represent the message and recognition you hope to be embedded in the award. Clients can select from a variety of awards including:

  • Glass
  • Stone
  • Marble
  • Wood
  • Metal
  • Acrylic
  • Globe
  • Medal
  • Trophy
  • Environmentally Friendly
  • Pyramid
  • Star
  • Obelisk
  • Oval
  • Figurine

The design part makes up one component of the recognition. The second part is that of engraving. Making use of the most appropriate technique for the particular material and design, we ensure that the logo and message will be aesthetically appealing. With laser engraving available, it is now possible to engrave a variety of materials with precision ensuring a professional end-result.

Typically one will want the following on the award:

  • Name of the Award
  • Presented to… Name
  • In recognition of…
  • Company name and logo
  • Date

Think about the name that should be associated, the level of prestige and any other special wording you would like to add. Engraving can be done on the same day and with the new technology that we use, it is also extremely affordable. No longer do you have to wait a few days before getting the engraved work back. Our workmanship and the products carry the required warranties. Present your employees or colleagues with prestigious corporate award trophies or plaques to give them the recognition they deserve.

Award Engraving | Awards

Award Engraving Words and Tips

More often than not, people are at a loss for words when it comes to award engraving. First, remember that it is an award and thus meant as recognition. People want to see their names on trophies or plaques, but they also want to see for what they are recognized.

With the above in mind, always include the name of the award first when engraving. After that the name of the recipient is also very important, and then why the recipient has received the award. Finally also include the date. Although it may seem insignificant at first, people need to have the date for the achievement recognition included.

An example of appropriate wording when doing engraving on an award is:

  • Presented to NAME
  • In recognition of
  • Excellence in Customer Care
  • Date

Method Used

Apart from the wording, another consideration is the method for engraving. Although hand engraving is certainly romantic, it can take a while and is also a bit more expensive. Laser is the latest and most affordable means to add names and details to an award.

Note that colored metals are more difficult to engrave and as such the process can cost a bit more. Wooden plaques also seem to be difficult because they tend to get a dark lacquered appearance. For such we recommend adding a plate to the award and then engraving on the plate.

We normally place the awards in landscape form for the process since it ensures an accurate result with no stops. When a person engraves by means of laser, the sides of the product may appear different. The most important tip though, is to select a company such as Trophy & Medal Boutique that is experienced in award engraving for a professional end-result.