Factors That Determine The Cost Of Custom Medals

Medals Cost Factors Determination Factors

Rewarding your team members and employers with medals can be a great way. But the major thing is to plan your event accordingly. So, nothing goes wrong in the event.

Yet, you have to make a budget first. Getting along with the medal manufacturer can ease your task. For that, Talisman Awards can be the optimum choice to help you with medals in your budget.

Over and above, these are facts that hike the budget:

●     Types

There is a wide variety of custom medals- zinc, iron, copper, PVC, lead, pewter, brass, silver, wood, and more. You can choose the most reasonable according to your necessities.

For unique shapes, acrylic as a material is best. When looking for something classy, opt for glass medals. And for aesthetic appeal, you can rely on wood medals.

If you want to add fine details, look up spin cast medals. Or you can consider die-cast medals for both simple and complex designs.

●     Accessories

In general, metals require a few accessories to get a finished look. It can add up to the cost you pay for the medals. These accessories might be:

  • Custom or stock ribbons
  • Cords (rope leather)
  • Custom or stock lanyards
  • Ribbon attachments (jump ring, velcro, snap clip)
  • Engraving and personalization options
  • Special packaging

●     Finish

The finish of the medal depends on the material you choose. Here are a few options for a medal finish.

  • Shiny (gold, silver, bronze, brass)
  • Nickel (PMS color match, black, silver)
  • Powder coat finishes (PMS color match)
  • Antique (gold, brass, nickel, pewter, silver, bronze)
  • Matte/Satin (gold, bronze, brass, silver)
  • Natural finish (unplated)

All of these finishes have different and mind-blowing looks. Every other finish will offer you a different price.

At Talisman Awards, you can get customized awards on a convenient budget. Our team will help you get the best for your buck.

●     Quantity

When purchasing medals, try to buy in more quantities. If you purchase more, the cost per unit for die/setup/mold manufacturing and shipping generally decreases.

Moreover, there are price breaks, but they’re different for every other material. Make sure to check the quantity price breaks for the type of medal you are buying. At Talisman Awards, we ensure our clients get the best in their budget.

●     Design Features

The upgrade in technology has made a significant change in the awards industry. When you have a specific requirement in the design, it has become quite easy with them.

These are a few designs that people like to indulge in.

  • 3D sculpting
  • Enamel color fill (hard/soft)
  • Translucent color fill
  • Magnets
  • Hinges
  • Glitter
  • Glow-in-the-dark color fill
  • Color printing
  • Inserts
  • Epoxy Dome
  • Bottle openers
  • Spinners
  • Synthetic stones
  • Lights
  • Coaster pads
  • Coin edges
  • Charms
  • Keychains

These features make your awards stand out in the audience’s eyes. We can help you get custom awards of your desired choice.

●     Size Thickness

You get custom awards in any and every shape and size. When you opt for thick materials, it needs more materials. As a result, you will witness a rise in the price.

For example, a 3″ square metal requires more surface area than a 3″ round medal and needs more material. So, it will depend on the shape and size as well.

Wrapping Up

These factors will help you determine the cost of your medals. If you’re planning to get medals, Talisman Awards can be a good choice to look out for.

We have made a lot of events successful with our trophies and medals. You can look up to us for getting your medal events to taste success. Further, you can come in contact with our customer service team; they will help you understand the process.

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