How to choose a crystal award
selecting the best awards for your recognition event
There are various aspects you need to consider when choosing the best
award for your award ceremony. Among many factors are occasion, budget,
material, size, style, amount of verbiage, and design concept. This
article will help you to navigate through your decision of choosing the optimal crystal award
The most important factor is the occasion for which the award is given.
There are common themes of awards appropriate for a particular
occasion: sales, achievement, service, donation, recognition, honorary,
innovation, motivation, patriotic.
are a popular choice for sales
awards. Mountain peaks
and star award
themes celebrate personal and
and flame awards
leadership, loyalty, patriotism, strength and perseverance, which makes them a
perfect choice for service or retirement awards.
Donations are commonly recognized with
If your award
celebrates global achievements, choose from a wide range of our
are a popular choice for motivational awards.
In addition we created a line of
sculptural crystal awards
incorporate concepts in their design. The following sculptural awards are
tailored for a specific concept: victory
key to success
The design of your award can also integrate industry specific elements.
For example, choose our
establishment tower award
or crystal pillar
for real estate
and construction companies.
and airplane awards
are perfect choice for transportation and logistics companies.
Our selection of crystal awards start from $79.
We offer free
on all of our
crystal awards and trophies
Your additional cost will be shipping charges plus a logo set-up fee of $35 if you choose
logo personalization. We also offer a
budget award selection
for more cost sensitive projects.
If your budget is less than $79 per award, we offer
the following crystal paperweights
that can be used as small awards:
Most of our awards are created from
We work with crystal because it is the most prestigious material that manifests excellence, brilliance,
purity, perfection. Some of the awards combine hand-crafted bronze and pewter
sculptures with crystal bases. Our newest design additions feature
unique blue and black crystal. Clear crystal is more traditional. Therefore
if the nature of your award is formal, choose clear crystal or a
combination of crystal and metal. However, if you are celebrating innovation and
you want your award to be cutting edge design, you may consider our unique
black crystal awards.
Size of the award is determined by a few factors. If you plan to
present an award in front of a large audience, choose a larger piece - 8"
tall and up, so it will be seen from the podium.
Smaller awards will work
better for a more intimate award ceremony. In addition, larger awards allow
for more personalization space.
If you have an extensive verbiage, choose
a wider and taller award with a generous engraving area.
At times people are motivated by various factors other then design when selecting an award for their ceremony.
For example, some need an award with a very large etching space or a very tall trophy obelisk.
Please read the following information for additional assistance in finding the right award
Choice of verbiage should reflect the nature of the award and your
corporate image. Your personalization text can be formal, conservative, informal, funny
or personal. Please read our
personalization advice article
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Crystal Art USA, LLC. Copyright ©
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