Everyone must want to know how to make custom medals, right? A personalized medal is created from paper and becomes a product. Now carefully reading and you will know more.

Step 1: Design Drawing

A beautiful design is the soul of the product. Design is the source of a product. Everyone will have their own ideas. When you make custom medals, design drawing is the first one. Therefore, when you choose one shop, please trust them and give your thoughts to their designers.

Design Drawing

Step 2: Finishing the 3D Model

The model is a base of the product. All products need to go. However, making a model is a complex process. The model can be made in any size and shape. If there is a little flaw, the product won’t be perfect.

Finishing the 3D Model

Step 3: Die Struck

There are three ways to die struck. Iron die struck is matched with soft enamel; Brass die struck is with hard enamel. Zinc die casting is a metal casting process featured on compelling molten metal under high pressure into a mold. Zinc die casting is expensive, but when the shape is complex or cut out or size is bid, it only uses Zinc die casting.

Die Struck

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Step 4: Polishing

Polishing is to create a shiny and smooth surface by rubbing it or using a chemical action, leaving a surface with a significant specular reflection. polishing can also reduce diffuse reflection to minimal values. If polishing first coloring second, your product will be concavo-convex, which belongs to soft enamel. If coloring first polishing second, your product will be smooth, which belongs to hard enamel.


(Sources: Photo By PH2(AW/NAC) Will Tonacchio)

Step 5: Plating or Dyeing

On our website, there is a blog about plating and dyeing.

(website: https://www.gs-jj.com/blog/what-should-you-focus-on-in-ordering-custom-medals)

Plating is a surface covering in which a metal is deposited on a conductive surface. The color will be almost the same as metal. While dyeing is to add color in textile products like fabrics, fibers, and yarns. The color is at your will.

Step 6: Coloring

If you want to your products looks more colorful, then you need to use coloring. Coloring is a small thing carefully. Because you should add color more than one color in the small product. If you add by mistake, the product is useless. Coloring can carry out by machines or people.


(Sources: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wjju5BzuFoA)

Step 7:Adding Attachment

A beautiful ribbon should be chosen carefully. You need to take size into consideration. Of course, making a beautiful and delicate ribbon is also very important. In addition, comfort should be focused on. At GS-JJ, there are many choices for you!


Medal Sizes


Multicolored Ribbon Color

Ribbon Colors

Three Ribbon Colors

Step 8: Packaging

Facing different occasions, you need different packaging. At GS-JJ, Polybags are available for free. If you need to more delicate packaging, we can also offer you!

Packaging Options

When you look here, you must know about how your medals are customized. All preparations are ready, your products will be fast delivered. About three days, you will take your products. If you want to know more information, you can click https://www.gs-jj.com/medals/Custom-Medals. Don’t be scared of the process, our automated quotation system will help you. If you still have any questions, contact our kind customer service or email at Info@gs-jj.com.

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