Custom Soft and Hard Enamel Pins
Do you want to advertise for yourself? Are you running for a special position? Still，want to promote your new business? Custom soft and hard enamel pins are a unique way of advertising, showing a more creative side of your business.
What is the difference between custom soft enamel pins and custom hard enamel pins? This is one of the most commonly asked questions. In short, compared to custom hard enamel pins, custom soft enamel pins have a textured/ridged feel. But when you run your fingers across custom hard enamel pins, they are smooth and flat. The biggest difference between custom soft and hard enamel pins is the texture of the finished products. So which one do you choose?
What are Custom Soft Enamel Pins？
Unlike its name, custom soft enamel pins are not soft to the touch. As a kind of enamel pins, custom soft enamel pins are also called die struck pins. On the basis of stamped metal or die struck metal, custom soft enamel pins can be electroplated with various metal colors, such as bright gold, bright silver, etc.
The debossed metal areas between the metal edges are filled with enamels of various colors, which are laid under the metal edges and surrounded by metal edges. The surface has an obvious sense of concavo-convex. When you touch its surface, you can feel obvious roughness. Many people are drawn to its three-dimensional sense.
Custom soft enamel pins are one of the most popular kinds of pins because of a raised and textured look and feel. Custom soft enamel pins must be baked in an oven to cure and harden the enamel. Unlike custom hard enamel pins, soft enamel metal plating process is made before the enamel is filled in. This means that some metal finishes can only be applied on soft enamel. If you want your pins to be black, or any other colors, custom soft enamels are perfect.
What are Custom Hard Enamel Pins?
The entire inside debossed metal areas are filled with different colors of enamel paints to the same level of the metal edges. The surface of custom hard enamel pins is polished repeatedly and has no obvious sense of unevenness. While the texture is similar to ceramics, we can feel a slightly bumpy feeling. The smooth surface makes it look more refined.
Compared with custom soft enamel pins, custom hard enamel pins are more durable and scratch-resistant. Many people choose custom hard enamel pins instead of custom soft enamel pins because they are clean and smooth. Many designs can be used in custom soft and hard enamel pins, but it mostly depends on personal preference. Custom hard enamel pins are filled with color first, and then the surface of the pins is ground down to be smooth. If you want a standard gold or silver metal plating, custom hard enamel pins might be good.
What are the Benefits of Custom Hard and Soft Enamel Pins
Each kind of pins has its own special advantages or disadvantages. There are several different factors to consider when choosing custom hard and soft enamel pins, such as its usage and benefits. Therefore, it is important to weigh the individual pros and cons before deciding which type of pin you choose.
Custom Soft Enamel Pins are Extremely Versatile
Firstly, custom soft enamel pins are easy to make, which means you can use any design. But the color of designs must be solid. If your design is more complicated, you could make other types of pins.
Secondly, custom soft enamel pins are also much more cost-effective. They can be decorated in bags, jackets, and anything you want, which is a kind reminder for the people.
Thirdly, the texture of the finished custom soft enamel pins is interesting. There is a more interesting appearance when you see them from far away.
However, these custom soft enamel pins are not very durable because they do not take much time to make. These pins will not last as long as custom hard enamel pins. If you need your pins to last for a significant period, soft enamel is not suitable for you.
Custom Hard Enamel Pins can Last for Many Years
Firstly, custom hard enamel pins will never lose shine and color within a few years after purchasing. They are of very high quality. When you choose a hard enamel pin, you are choosing a pin that will company you forever.
Secondly, custom hard enamel pins are also a perfect choice for those who prefer a far glossier finish to their pins. The smooth, almost foamy final sense of pins can be truly attractive. If you like the texture and feel of this smoother pin, hard enamel is definitely for you.
Thirdly, custom hard enamel pins can also support slightly more complex designs. But the color must be solid.
What’s Difference of Price?
When choosing custom hard and soft enamel pins, the most important thing you have to consider is the price. The price of enamel pins may vary by size, type, and other factors.
The main difference, of course, depends on the manufacturer you choose. You can compare with different companies by the quality of pins and best reviews from customers to choose the best manufacturer.
Generally, the smaller size of pins, the cheaper you get. The more pins you order, the lower price will be for individual pins. This keeps the pricing far more comparable and fairer based on how many pins are being ordered. At EverLighten, we offer you a more competitive price than other companies.
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