Founded in Bradford, Pennsylvania in 1932, The Zippo Manufacturing Company produced the first Zippo lighter. The Zippo was born out of the idea of having a lighter that would look good and be easy to use. Originally inspired by an Austrian cigarette lighter that had a similar design, the lighter got it's name because its designer George G. Blaisdell liked the sound of the word “zipper” and thought that “zippo” sounded more hip and modern.
The Zippo Lighter has been one of...Read More
Here at Stylus Engravers we have a team of experts that can engrave almost anything. Up until now we’ve offered text engraving and supplied a range of our own images that you can choose from. Now however, we can offer a very special service that you won’t find anywhere else – the ability to upload your own image for engraving. Whether you’re after a company logo or your children’s handwriting, we can engrave a range of designs that meet your needs....Read More
Your son, daughter, grandchild, best friend, girlfriend, boyfriend has just graduated. Everyone is delighted and excited for the upcoming graduation ceremony. But then the worry starts. What gift do I get them? And more importantly, what message do I include? Here at Stylus Engravers we not only have a great selection of gifts that are perfect for graduates, but we’ve also got fantastic suggestions for graduation quotes that you can have engraved on your item of choice. Here’s our...Read More
Here at Stylus Engravers we have years of experience in the engraving industry, so we know exactly what we’re doing when we receive your requests. However, we often get customers asking us how we do it, intrigued as to the process that goes on to achieve the engraved message or picture they have requested. With that in mind, we’ve put together a short guide to the different methods and different engraving tools that we use. We have three different processes that are used to produce a...Read More
Christmas will soon be upon us and as it inevitably descends upon us the urgency starts to kick in and we start asking ourselves the same nagging question “What shall we get for ‘insert loved one’?” Part of you thinks that perhaps they would love a coffee maker as they love coffee oh so much, but there is another (much wiser) side of you that tells you there is no way anyone will want a coffee maker for Christmas. We have nothing against coffee makers...Read More
1. Proper Prior Preparation Prevents Poor PerformanceWe start our process by creating the artwork, according to the brief given to us by our client. The preparation is done completely in-house, and is carried out by our graphic designers using state-of-the-art design & rendering software. Once the design has been drawn up, we get the glass ready by marking up where the engraving will go. The preparation has to be done with absolute precision,...Read More