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Plaques are used for indication or display of information, they express emotions, such as respect, appreciation and grief. Memorial signs, recognition plaques, address plaques, garden signs, plaques for businesses and institutions are but a few of the more popular uses of custom metal signs.

Create your own Plaque in 5 simple steps


Metal type

Please choose the type of metal that you would like for your plaque.


Mounting options

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Size & Design

Choose the size, text, design, and extra features for your plaque.



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Stainless steel OR Brass/Bronze plaques

Stainless Steel

Gold Brass

Antique-Style Brass

Blackened Brass

Reverse Engraving - raised letters

Reversed Antique-Style Brass

Reversed - Blackened Brass

The plaques are made of Stainless Steel or Brass.

Plaque engraving is done both by Pantograph engraving machines and CNC, and by etching with acids through photochemical machining technology. This technology enables engravement of images logos or text with great precision.

The engraved area is then filled with a color of your choice. When intended for outdoor installation, the metal sign will receive a protective coating, which ensures durability in all weather conditions.


Here at Plaque Direct we offer different products for all purposes and occasions. Whether intended for indoor or outdoor use, to be hung up on a wall or to be presented at a ceremony, we are here to guide you as you buy a plaque, customizing it for the perfect appearance.

Scroll through our gallery to discover the engraved plaques and signs that suit your needs best.

How to Simplify Ordering Plaques and Signs: A Step-by-Step Guide for a Hassle-Free Experience

Exploring Reputable Suppliers: Finding the Right Source for Plaques and Signs

Ordering plaques and signs should be a straightforward and hassle-free process, allowing you to obtain the perfect customizations and designs to meet your needs. Here’s a step-by-step guide to simplify the ordering experience.

Defining Your Requirements: Choosing the Perfect Customizations and Designs

First, start by exploring reputable e-commerce sites or local businesses that specialize in plaques and signs. Look for companies that have a user-friendly website, providing clear navigation and intuitive browsing. Pay attention to customer reviews and ratings to ensure a positive buying experience.

Contacting the Supplier: Initiating the Ordering Process and Obtaining a Quote

Next, determine your specific requirements for the plaques or signs you need. Consider the type of plaque or sign that best suits your purpose, such as recognition plaques, nameplates, directional signs, or personalized signs. Select the appropriate material, such as metal, acrylic, or wood, based on your preferences and the desired aesthetics. Determine the size, shape, and any specific customizations, such as engraving, printing, or color options.

Reviewing and Comparing Options: Making an Informed Decision

Once you have a clear idea of your requirements, contact the supplier directly to discuss your needs and obtain a quote. Reputable suppliers will be responsive and provide you with detailed information and pricing based on your specifications. Take this opportunity to ask any questions and address any concerns you may have.

Design Proof and Feedback: Ensuring Accuracy and Alignment with Expectations

After receiving the quote, carefully review and compare the options provided by different suppliers. Consider the quality, pricing, and turnaround time to make an informed decision. Choose a supplier that offers competitive pricing, high-quality craftsmanship, and a wide range of customization options. Upon selecting a supplier, request a design proof or mockup based on your requirements. The supplier should provide you with a visual representation of the plaque or sign, including the desired customizations. Take the time to thoroughly review the design proof, ensuring that all the details are accurate and aligned with your expectations. Provide any necessary feedback or revisions to the supplier, if needed.

Finalizing the Order: Confirming Details and Payment

Once you are satisfied with the design proof, finalize the order by confirming the quantity, delivery address, and payment method. Follow the supplier’s instructions for making the payment, which may include online payment options, bank transfers, or other accepted forms of payment.

Await the Delivery: Staying Updated and Communicating with the Supplier

Finally, await the delivery of your plaques and signs. Reputable suppliers will keep you updated on the production and shipping process, providing estimated delivery dates and tracking information if applicable. Keep communication open with the supplier throughout the process to address any questions or concerns that may arise.

By following this step-by-step guide, you can simplify the process of ordering plaques and signs, ensuring a smooth and satisfying experience. Remember to thoroughly research suppliers, clearly communicate your requirements, review design proofs carefully, and choose a supplier that offers quality craftsmanship and excellent customer service. With these practices in place, you can confidently order plaques and signs that meet your expectations and make a lasting impression.



Shipping Details

Orders will be processed within 24 hours of receipt. Once the design is approved the plaque is sent to production and finally shipment. Standard shipping takes approximately 14 days from the shipment date. We ship internationally!

* Money Back Guarantee: If you are not satisfied with your product, please contact us at [email protected] and we will issue a full refund (minus shipping and handling).

Frequently Asked Questions

Prices are subject to change depending on the customization of the product, but it can be said that prices start around 150$

You can select the desired material from our selection: Stainless steel, Brass, Blackened brass and Antique-style brass

 After the design proof is approved by you, the production process takes up to 48 hours, and standard shipping approximately 14 days.
There is an option for express shipping for an additional price.

Yes, we do bulk orders. Please contact our team at [email protected] and one of our members will reach out to you soon to answer your questions.

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