Sandblasting vs Laser Etching: Which Is Best For Your Award?

Employee retention is one of the most important employee-employer aspects that companies should focus on. Having high employee retention within your company signifies that there’s a healthy environment for your employees to work in and progress with their careers. There are many things that you, the employer, can do to decrease your company's employee turnover or the replacement of terminated or resigning employees. One of the most effective ways of doing this is by using ...
Continue Reading

Etchings and Engravings: The History of a Relevant Art Form

In a world where inking and printing is the norm, custom engravings have become a luxury, that’s highly sought after. From engraved plaques and furniture to etched wine glasses and bottles, people pay a pretty penny for these specialty items that are not found everywhere. Etched and engraved items are a nod to an old form of craftmanship. But in the field of plaques and awards, this craft is our bread and butter because we strive to bring you the best items on the market. ...
Continue Reading

Photographing Crystal Awards: What’s The Best Way To Do It?

Snapping the right photo can be the difference between capturing the message you’re trying to get across or not. This is especially so in our photography quest at FineAwards.com. Photographing clear material awards is not the same as taking photos of a model or landscape; it’s far trickier trying to get the various elements of photography to work with the clear awards before your lens. Now, it’s not an impossible task, and quite honestly, it’s quite easy once you get t...
Continue Reading

Employee Recognition and Its Impact on Women in Your Company

Employee recognition is one of the most important aspects of building rapport between employees and employers. This is especially so with women. According to recent studies, women make 46.9% of employees in the workforce; women have now become a considerable influence in the modern workplace. Now, with an increase in gender diversity, employee recognition is more important than ever for the health of a company. Recognition awards and business gifts have a profound impac...
Continue Reading

The Vince Lombardi Football Trophy: It’s History on the Gridiron

Vince Lombardi Super Bowl Trophy
The Big Game Trophy: More than just your average Football Trophy! The big is right around the corner and the world of football is gearing up to see the dual between San Francisco and Kansas City in Florida’s own Hard Rock Stadium. The team who comes out victorious from this duel will be the proud recipient of the Vince Lombardi  Trophy and crowned champs of the Big Game. This football trophy stands at 22 inches in height. A long stand takes up most of the trophy’s body;...
Continue Reading

5 Tips for Retaining Blue-Collar Workers in 2020

It’s difficult for business owners to find talented and reliable workers in today’s job market. When you do find hard-working dependable staff members, you want to make sure you’re doing everything in your power to keep them on board, preventing the high turnover rates common within the industry. There are many effective tips that help retain hard-working employees and keep them happy while working with your company. The following are just a few tips that have worked for e...
Continue Reading

What’s The Difference Between Crystal & Glass?

Awards are an integral prize an employee can receive on behalf of their employer; it inspires them to keep up the good work and it shows that their contribution is noticed and appreciated. This is one of the most effective methods of employee retention an employer can do. Speaking of the awards; so many of them are made from different materials that it can be hard to know the difference between them or at least which is best, in particular, glass or crystal. In this ca...
Continue Reading

Custom Poker Awards at Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open

One of the important aspects of FineAwards.com is forming relationships with our clients. FineAwards.com has been working with the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino for a long time creating different custom crystal awards for different events. Back in August, the Seminole Hard Rock hosted one of their many tournaments: their annual Poker Open. Winners of that tournament received custom poker awards courtesy of FineAwards.com! Running from August 1 - August 13, the poke...
Continue Reading

Throwback Thursday: Cheers to 20 years with the MLB

The Hank Arron Award - 1999
It was April 1999 when FineAward’s CEO Seth Fine was invited to the Atlanta Braves Stadium to witness the MLB hand out the first of what would become one of the highest annual honors: The Hank Aaron Award. The Major League Baseball’s Hank Aaron Award was first given out in 1999 to mark the 25-year anniversary of Hank Aaron beating Babe Ruth’s 714 career home run record. Ever since creating the first Hank Aaron award, the MLB has been returning year after year. “Twenty...
Continue Reading

7 Most Common Custom Etching Questions

Our goal at FineAwards.com is to help you find and personalize the perfect award for your event or workplace! To help with this, we've assembled a list of some of the most common questions about custom etching on crystal awards. 1. How much can fit on awards? It depends on the award! Because each award is different, there is no standard character limit or set space for all awards. Each product has a specialized template that details the size and shape of the etchi...
Continue Reading