Image of Engraving example to be used on American Awards of Augusta Maine website.

At American Awards, engraving is more than just a job – it’s an art form. With over 35 years of experience, our master engraver brings skill and dedication to every piece. From personal keepsakes to prestigious awards, our engraving service turns ordinary items into meaningful treasures. Trust us to bring your ideas to life with care and attention to detail, creating lasting memories !

Sample of jewelry being engraved for American Awards of Augusta Maine website.

Pricing for Engraving

Engraving on Plaques
No charge on first 250 character, then $0.12 per character.
Engraving on Acrylics
$0.40 per character
Engraving on most trophies
Custom Logos
One-time art fee of $48.00
$30 set-up fee plus engraving cost
Jewelry Engraving
Please bring item in for a quote

Engraving Types

  • Diamond drag engraving: Utilizes a diamond-tipped tool to drag across the surface, displacing material without removing it.  Used for personalized jewelry, trophy and award plaques, or industrial part marking.
  • Rotary cutting engraving: Involves a rotating cutting tool to remove material from the surface, creating precise designs and text.  Used for single production, decorative metalwork, personalized gifts and more.
  • Burnish cutting engraving: Uses a smooth, rounded or polished tool to displace material without cutting into it, creating subtle and tactile designs. Used for lethercraft, fine art prints, decorative glassware, and more.
  • Laser etching: Employs a focused laser beam to vaporize or remove the surface layer of the material, providing high precision and the ability to create intricate designs. Good for electronic components, medical devices, personalized tech gadgets and more.