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“Lapel Politics” in the U.S. and UK draw enamel pin interest from Obama, Romney and Jeremy Hunt for the 2012 Summer Olympics

Posted: July 30, 2012| Category: Uncategorized

In a recent article from online news source “The Independent”,  lapel pins received a lot of attention in their connection to domestic and foreign politics and their respective political leaders. “We’ll call it “lapel politics,” when a simple chest adornment appears to symbolize so much about the feelings … Read More

Lions Club Pin Trading

Posted: December 7, 2011| Categories: Custom Pin Uses, Team Trading Lapel Pins, Uncategorized

Pin trading has been a popular activity for many years. Curling clubs from the mid nineteenth century are credited with starting the tradition. This tradition has carried on through many major league athletic teams, youth league athletic teams, political candidates, and various clubs and organizations. Lions Club … Read More

Interesting Seattle Times article about the use of custom pins.

Posted: October 17, 2011| Category: Uncategorized

I ran across an article about custom lapel pins that I thought was an article from The Onion. Using lapel pins for memorials and remembrance is very popular.  Whether the pin is an elegant gold die struck pin or an inexpensive etched pin, a lapel … Read More

My son loves Custom Lapel Pins.

Posted: October 5, 2011| Category: Uncategorized

The other day my son was home sick from school.  I decided to bring him to my office and try and have him understand what dad does which is design and manufacture custom pins and other items.  Being only 4, he initially was not interested in … Read More

We can design your custom pin for free.

Posted: September 8, 2011| Category: Uncategorized

What if you are looking for a custom pin but have no design in mind.  The designers at PinCrafters can take your logo or idea and create a digital computer mock up of your pin before you decide to proceed with your order. Recently a human resources manager … Read More

Many towns and cities use custom pins to promote.

Posted: August 18, 2011| Category: Uncategorized

I recently found an article about a common trend in municipalities using lapel pins. Although lapel pins are often sold for retail purposes or for service recognition for employees, many towns use lapel pins to brand their town to potential businesses and visitors.   One such town, Nogales, Arizona … Read More

How do Universities and High Schools use custom lapel pins?

Posted: August 15, 2011| Category: Uncategorized

As a custom lapel pin maker for over 15 years, PinCrafters has designed lapel pins for a number of learning institutions for a variety of reasons.  This post is to describe the most common ways these schools use pins.   Alumni Custom Pins:  There are a variety of … Read More

Custom Lapel Pins Testimonials.

Posted: August 2, 2011| Category: Uncategorized

What good are testimonials? Well to us they mean a lot.  when we start working on a custom design for a customer, we have one thing in mind.  to make sure all of our customers are 100% satisfied with their pins.  Not only are our wholesale … Read More