Choosing The Right Edge For Your Custom Challenge Coins
Challenge coins are given as an award or recognition to those that have contributed and demonstrated excellence in their performance for their teams, groups and organizations. When you need to make custom challenge coins, you can count on our team of trained artists to create the perfect design for you.
As a professional challenge coin maker, we offer a variety of edges options, which help make your custom challenge coins more unique. The edge is an important detail of coin and should harmonize with the graphic and meaning.
When we observe a pile of challenge coins at its edge, we can see mainly the below 6 different kinds of edges they feature.
- Standard edge
This is a common and standard edge option. It’s also called flat edge without any special craft on all edge parts. The flat edge is a smooth and just like shiny line around the circumference of your custom challenge coin.
If you like simplicity in life, then standard flat edge is right choice. You can choose this simple and elegant edge, and have no extra fee for you challenge coins.
- Rope edge
Rope edge, just as the word, resembles the angular lines in a rope, and expresses a “braided” effect to us. Make your custom challenge coin with a masterpiece design.
A length of thick strong cord made by twisting together to form a rope, that’s where the power come from.
You may know the US Navy challenge coins are often chosen rope edge which reflects the nautical theme, and which also means a feeling for their members when they hold these token coins.
It will be a great choice if you want to present team spirit, power and united group.
- Cross hatched edge
From the appearance, the craft of cross cut edges same like diamond cut, which consist of a series of cuts intersecting one another to form diamond shapes, make it shiny from every aspect.
Cross cut edge makes your inner image and text on coin more impressive and stand out, because it features diamond shaped patterns, with more attractive effect around your custom made coins.
This challenge coin edge makes all the edges with bright shine, a bling bling coin will be under light. Because all cuts reflect the most light off on the surface. And cross cut edge almost always have a gold appearance, you can choose this diamond cut edge if you want to create challenge coin with gold polishing finish.
- Beveled Diamond Cut Edge
A beveled diamond cut edge consists of raised metal that curves, extends and comes to a point creating half-circle shaped recessed areas around the challenge coin. This edge can make your item more unique, like a star-burst, but only chosen by a few clients.
As you decide 3D effect on your challenge coin surface, our spur edge will be more suitable. Same craft match the challenge coin’s style.
- Flat Beveled Diamond Cut Edge
It’s also a very popular edge option for the custom challenge coins.
The flat beveled edge is made of many flat waves, from low to high points along the edge of the challenge coin. Each point reflects the light differently giving a very classic look on the edge. More god plating coins will be made with bezel edge.
Giving-away a challenge coin with bezel edge that looks as attractive as the ones we create.
The flat bevel edge is available at an additional cost, one sided or two-sided.
A decorative edge gives a wonderful appearance that the coin is highly defined and fabulous, or impressive at first sight. Fill out a free quote to get started and speak with one of our artists today if you have any questions!