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How Long Does it Take to Get a Trophy Engraved?

How long it takes to get a trophy engraved does depend on the technology that is being used and the capabilities of the business. Fen Regis Trophies usually takes around 2 business working days, including our next day delivery service, to engrave your trophy and send it directly to you. It is that simple. Let us take you through our process step by step so you know the journey of your award precisely.

  • Proof of Design

Once you have selected your trophy and the text you would like it to include, our team will send you out a free engraving and design layout so you can see exactly what is planned. You will then be invited to alter this layout, personalising it for your specific requirements.

  • Craft

Most of our designs have been prepared in advance ensuring plenty of stock is ready on-site. Once you have confirmed the design and layout of your trophy, our experienced team (40 years plus) commence the fine engravings. We do this in our very own factory, to ensure our high standards of quality are not compromised.

  • Delivery

Once we have completed your order, we will immediately send it to you using our exceptionally responsive courier that provides next day deliveries across the UK. This service means that there is minimal waiting time, creating a seamless and hassle-free experience with us that aims to meet all your expectations.

How to Order

Ordering with us is easy and can be done in 5 steps:

  1. Browse our trophies and select your desired design
  2. Choose if you would like an engraving. Select if you would like all lines with the same engraving or even several with different engravings.
  3. Select how many lines you would like and even add a company logo
  4. If you have any special requirements such as font size or alignments, add them in our comments section and we can tailor your trophy to meet those requirements
  5. Add to Basket- Leave the rest to us, we will be in touch!

All of our trophies come in unique, elegant designs made from a sturdy glass or metal. If your trophy is for someone, in particular, you can rest assured that the encryption will stand the test of time. Engravings are permanent meaning that they will remain personal for years to come. With this in mind, it is very important to be certain about your design and text before we deliver your order as the text cannot be edited or erased. If you have an award/trophy that needs re-creating to precision, then Fen Regis can help. Provide our teams with photos of the original award and its engraving or even come and visit the shop so we can get a good look before duplicating it.

To find out more about our engraved trophies and what we can do for you, then please feel free to contact us today where a member of our team will be happy to help.

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How to Fix Glass Awards

If you have a treasured glass or crystal award that has been damaged, then all might not be lost! Many types of glass awards and trophies can be beautifully restored to their former glory.

Whether you are a child or an adult, there’s nothing that quite compares to that feeling of receiving an award or trophy for a job well done. It feels even better when it’s received for something that you really worked hard for. As a child, maybe it was for an achievement in that sport you practised for every single week for years. As an adult, maybe you received the award for the business you toiled over for decades and put your heart and soul into. An award or trophy means much more to its owner than can ever be displayed on the plaque. It is a representation of achievement, success and determination.

So if your glass award gets damaged, it’s usually really upsetting. An award bestowed upon you for one of your greatest life achievements is not a thing that can easily be replaced. Some people worry about having their awards made from glass, because of them getting broken. Historically, we’ve been trained to believe that glass is a weak and fragile material. Of course, when glass is thin – like the kind we drink from – this is often true. But glass awards are made of stronger stuff than that. A glass award is usually designed to be sturdy, and is made up of thick, strong glass. Despite their strength it’s not impossible for a chip, crack or other break to occur. So what do you do if your precious glass or crystal award has been damaged?

You need to seek out a glass restoration expert. In many cases, your award can be restored to its original beauty with any repair virtually invisible to the naked eye. One of the worst possible breaks that can happen is if your award is made solely from glass and the top has been separated from the base. Please do not attempt to glue these back together. No amount of super glue is going to hold. They’ll only separate again and probably cause more damage when they do. But a glass restoration expert will be able to use their years of glass craftsmanship to grind down the top and re-attach using museum quality adhesive. So you see, even the most devastating of breaks often has a solution. Which means that any minor cracks or chips are mere child’s play for these experts. Often all it takes is a small amount of specialist glass filler, some sanding and polishing.

Unfortunately, though glass repairs are possible – they are often costly. For some people it is very important to them to preserve their original award. It holds great meaning for them and they are prepared to pay the price for restoration. Other people will be happy to have a replacement award, which will almost always work out much cheaper. At Fen Regis, we are able to make all of our glass and crystal awards bespoke. So there is every possibility we would be able to re-create your original award exactly. If you’re able to provide us with photos of your award, or even come down to the shop and give us the damaged award to duplicate it would really help. Please get in touch if you’d like to discuss your requirements.