Very noticeable - these two tones plaques, with a blue or grey sidebar - pop. Comes in a nice presentation box.
We sand carve these awards (similar to sand blasting but with very fine grit and nozzles) from behind, leaving the front smooth. It makes for a lovely deep etch that has depth and clarity. We can paint fill the etching but we think it reduces the 3D look.
Starfire Crystal is lead free, and also has a low iron content. The removal of this pigmentation results in a product that is equal in clarity to all but the finest optically clear crystal. Starfire Crystal is manufactured in varying thicknesses up to 3/4". Due to the extreme clarity of Starfire Crystal, the highly polished bevels and edges create a beautiful reflection, with a slight blue sparkle