Emblems for Decorative Signs
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Lettering and Trim colours
You can choose any combination of 'White', 'Gold' or 'Black'
for your letters, numbers and trim.
"White' provides the greatest contrast with any colour of background.
White lettering with gold or white trim look good on all background
colours, and white lettering with white trim looks especially crisp and
fresh on stone.
"Gold" looks good on every colour except stone:
In particular, gold lettering together with
gold trim on a stone background make the sign look dull.
"Black" is excellent on 'white' backgrounds, and sometimes works
well on 'gold', but it looks dull on 'stone' and won't show up on any
other background colour.
|Painting the emblems
All emblems are all painted individually by professional artists using
the finest quality sign-writers' enamel paints, and all of them can be
painted to your specifications at no extra charge.
Feel free to use your imagination in requesting what you'd like to
see. For example, you can ask for
trees and foliage to be painted in spring, summer or fall colours
you could even have them painted with snow. In the same way, sail
boats, ski-jackets flowers and buildings can
be can be painted whatever colour you like.
We take particular pleasure in painting emblems
of dogs, cats, horses and other pets to match photographs. Just send us
a picture of your pet showing the same side view that's shown on our
emblem and we'll copy it as closely as we can.
proper care your sign should give you many years of pleasure. But
please remember that all paints fade or change colour over time in
varying degrees depending on their pigments and on the environments to
which they are exposed - (e.g. the presence of direct or indirect
sunlight, acid rain or exhaust emissions).
Generally speaking, you can expect the color 'green' to go darker over
time. Red is the least stable pigment
and the most vulnerable to sunlight: it fades faster than any other
colour. (If you have ever owned a red automobile you’ll know what we
mean.) Black, blue and stone are the most
You can do a lot to keep your sign looking good by washing it off
occasionally with clean water, and then polishing it with a neutral
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