Crystal D Award Substrates
Crystal D, offers eight different imprint processes and six different substrate options.
Learn more about the different characteristics of the materials used in
making Crystal D awards in the descriptions below.
Choose from a complete variety of awards constructed of the finest,
most elegant and innovative materials available in the world.
This variety allows you to select the award to best fit your needs.
- Wood Award Plaques
- Crystal Awards: Optical, Colored, Jade, and Lead
- Verde (Green) Marble
- Cultured Stone
- Art Glass
The Wall Plaque Gallery features a number of Wood Award Plaques
. These plaques offer sophistication and elegance to any
recognition occassion. Choose from Walnut, Rosewood, Cherry, Alder Wood, and Black Piano finishes. Wall plaques can be
imprinted using sublimation, laser engraving, or a laser engraved plate. Many wood plaques are made in the U.S.A.
This type of crystal is the finest in the world. Grinding and polishing creates a fine piece of crystal that can
transfer light without distortion. Optical Crystal
is visually flawless, brillant, without color, and is lead-free.
Crystal D adds visual interest to many innovative awards using Colored Crystal
. The most common colors include blue,
black, green and pink. Colored Crystal has the same quality as Optical Crystal.
The green tint characteristic of Jade Crystal
is produced from the iron ore content found in silica sand.
The shade of green becomes more intense as the crystal becomes thicker. Maximum thickness is 3/4-inch.
The term "full lead crystal
" indicates a 24% lead content - the clarity, brillance, and weight of crystal increases
as the quantity of lead increases. The very finest crystal can contain 36-70% lead.
is green, quite unique and stunning. Each block of marble has its own rich green color with white veining.
Marble is formed from limestone using the heat and pressure of the Earth's crust. Verde Marble is combined with Optical
Crystal to create unforgettable corporate awards.
has the look and feel of marble or granite but is made of resin and recycled stone. It is ideal for custom
award design because it is easy to manipulate and mold. However, it is equally valuable to the eco-conscious consumer.
Each Cultured Stone Award contains approximately 30% post-consumer recycled stone.
combines streams of brilliant color with transparent glass to create vibrant awards. These hand-blown awards come
in a variety of color combinations including blue, white, red, orange, pink and green. These awards vary slightly in size
and appearance - adding to an artistic appeal. The streams of color give each award energy and vitality.