Very Cool Flights!


We specialize in custom design and engraving of awards, signs, plaques, trophies, gifts, heirlooms and mementos and more since 1959. We are a proudly woman-owned, award-winning team that takes great pride in the quality of our craft, the skill of our staff and the value we add.

Custom designed and engraved products from engraved signage, crystal and glass, metal, stone, wood, brick and more. Find your perfect recognition items today, and turn meaningful moments into milestones. 

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More than meets the eye

What We Can Do For You

We are dedicated to crafting extraordinary items, including custom engraved awards, personalized plaques, name tags, and more. Our goal is to design and produce products that instill pride in both our customers and team members. Click below to see a sample gallery of what we offer.

Our Portfolio

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Recognition is Respect Made Visible

Our Unique Approach

Awards & Engraving Blog

Musings from the crew

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We'll be opening in our new location on September 3rd, 2024: 650 Industrial Park Rd, St Albans City, VT 05478


Owner Jessie Swétel's 2023 Message

Big changes have happened at VAE in 2023. Here is Jessie sharing her perspective.

Custom Engraving

Engraving Glass - Laser vs. Sand Carving

What is the difference between lasered and sand carved glass? And why is the cost so different? Here are some thoughts on those questions.

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