This style of pin has a fancy & shinny looking. Hard enamel pin is now becoming a part of fashion jewelry. Many our clients are from fashion jewelry sector and pins are part of their collection.
For a hard enamel pin, its fancy & shinny effect comes from plating. If you prefer dyed metal color you may go to soft enamel pin. Another distinguish part of this kind of pin is that its front surface are smooth.
The production process is different from other kind of pin, there will be two polish process: one is before plating and one is after enamel colors on. The first polish helps for a shiny & clean plating look and the second polish is used to flatten front surface.
The enamel color used to full fill recessed part of hard enamel pin is different from the enamel paint used to full fill soft enamel pin. The enamel color for hard enamel is more sticky. The texture is quite similar with tooth paste but with different color and without the smell of peppermint.