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Memorialize, Honor And Dedicate With Custom Metal Plaques

Nothing communicates respect, prestige, and everlasting dignity like a long-lasting personalized metal plaque. They can be seen on monuments and parks across New York City and surrounding areas, as well as in neighborhoods, pedestrian malls, and historical landmarks.At Signs NYC we fabricate custom metal plaques with the best contrast of colors and textures, carved bas-relief writing, and pictures, durable and high-quality materials which makes them long-lasting and look professional..
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Showcase of Honor: Explore Our Diverse Plaque Gallery

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What Are Metal Plaques?

Metal plaques are a famous signage option made of solid, high-quality, and durable metal materials like bronze, brass, or aluminum. Metal plaques are usually placed to recognize buildings, parks, historic places, memorials, or award ceremonies. They can be customized with brands, unique designs, pictures, and a variety of mounting options.Metal Plaques can be custom-crafted in several styles. These plaques can be made from a wide range of metals, finishes, thicknesses, and custom border options. Oxidized, patina, polished, and painted finishes are options for custom finishes. Hand-buffed and rubbed oxide finishes are popular among the eye-catching finishes we provide.

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Applications of Metal Plaques

Wall plaques can be found all over offices, churches, synagogues, retail outlets, and more. They are one of the most popular ways in NYC to celebrate someone or something special. Companies use these plaques as awards for customers and employees, as an acknowledgment of donations to a non-profit, as door signs, and as a prominent way to honor someone who has accomplished a heroic feat or lead a memorable life. In other cases, a business, government or school may create its own unique type of signage for a special occasion or location.​
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Memorial Plaques

Whether you wish to commemorate a person, a pet, or an event, Signs NYC can create a stunning etched, precision-crafted, or cast memorial plaque for you.

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The eye-catching custom donor plaques from Signs NYC will stimulate your fundraising programs by giving donors a sense of ownership and pride in your organization.

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Dedication plaques

Dedication plaques are an excellent way to honor someone significant to you or your company, from employee appreciation plaques to room or building dedication plaques.

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Mark historic places with customized plaques from Signs NYC that are guaranteed for life and will survive the elements of harsh weather and not lose their shine.

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LEED Plaque

A LEED Plaque from Signs NYC identifies the elements of your design that earn LEED certification and professionally acknowledges key project members.

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We provide metal plaques in the most popular military and government designs, such as Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and Merchant Marine.

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Photo relief plaques

Photo relief plaques are an excellent way to personalize a metal plaque by adding highly detailed, high-quality pictures for a memorial, dedication, award, or honor.

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address plaques

When you put custom address plaques either to the front or right on the door or mailbox, it will stand out and make it simple for visitors to locate you.

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Park bench and garden plaques

Park bench and garden plaques are a simple method to commemorate, dedicate, or honor someone, any event, or a place in a public setting.

Simple Steps to Get Started

Recognize milestones and accomplishments with our exquisite metal plaques. Crafted to perfection, each plaque tells a story.

If your project is a rush or requires special attention to detail, give us a call at 718-453-8300.

Our Plaque Options

From our meticulously engraved plaques that encapsulate intricate designs and text, to our precision-tooled creations that blend tradition with innovation, we craft plaques that stand as testaments to the artistry and precision we pour into every piece.

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Cast & Precision Tooled Plaques

Cast and precision plaques are often chosen for their ability to balance the artistry of craftsmanship with the flexibility of modern design.

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Etched plaques

Etched metal plaques are favored for commemorations, dedications, and architectural enhancements.


Bronze memorial plaques

Bronze memorial plaques hold a special place in commemorating individuals, events, or locations with significance.

Cast & Precision Tooled Plaques

Our cast plaques are more than just signs; they’re narratives etched in metal, blending the charm of traditional casting with the sharpness of precision tooling.

At Signs New York, we’ve honed this art to perfection. Offering a spectrum of 11 finishes and using eco-friendly materials, our plaques are a reflection of our commitment to quality, design, and the environment, all sealed with our lifetime guarantee.

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Bas Relief


The finished image will be an artist’s 3D interpretation of your photograph in cast bronze or aluminum and mechanically attached to the plaque background. The standard overall height is 6” to 12” with a finished depth of 3/4” to 1”. (Requires a six-week lead time.)

Etched Metal


Etching offers the precision required to replicate your high-definition photograph, line drawing or complex artwork. Etchings are available in stainless steel, bronze, brass and copper.

Photo relief


A seamless blend of casting and photography, our innovative PhotoRelief™ technique illustrates the saying “a picture is worth a thousand words.”



A two-dimensional precision tooled plaque that is an alternative to the expense and time-consuming process of a bas relief plaque.

Giclee metal


We can apply your images as inserts onto your architectural plaques. Our hi-resolution printers render UV-cured, non-elastic inks at up to 1200 dpi. The result is a picture perfect product that is excellent for indoor applications and even some exterior ones.

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Add an image to your plaque by choosing a ceramic insert. We can apply a full-color digital transfer to a standard-sized blank ceramic base, available in oval, round and rectangular shapes. Ceramic inserts can also be printed for medallion plaques.

Etched Plaques

Utilizing the art of chemical etching, etched plaques capture intricate designs on materials like brass, bronze, and stainless steel. The process results in plaques that blend artistic precision with lasting durability, showcasing both recessed and raised graphics for a dynamic visual appeal.

At Signs New York, we champion this craftsmanship. Crafted with eco-friendly alloys, our plaques are not just signs but memories etched in metal. With a spectrum of design options and a lifetime warranty, they stand as symbols of sustainability and unparalleled quality.

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Etched Stainless Steel


Standard Thicknesses:
1/16″, 1/8″, 1/4″ deep
Standard Heights:
1″–1,500″ sq. in. (1,500″ sq. in. + email for quote)

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Standard Thicknesses:
1/16″, 1/8″, 1/4″ deep
Standard Square Inches:
1″–1,500″ sq. in. (1,500″ sq. in. + email for quote)

Etched brass


Standard Thicknesses:
1/16″, 1/8″, 1/4″ deep
Standard Square Inches:
1″–1,500″ sq. in. (1,500″ sq. in. + email for quote)

Thin Etched Stainless


Standard Thicknesses:
1/8″, 1/4″, 3/8″, 1/2″, 3/4″, 1″ deep
Standard Heights:
1/2″–48″ high

Thin Edged nickel silver


Standard Thicknesses:
.018″, .04″ deep
Standard Square Inches:
1″–80″ sq. in.

Thin etched aluminum


Standard Thicknesses:
.025″, .05″ deep
Standard Square Inches:
1″–80″ sq. in.

Thin Etched Brass


Standard Thicknesses:
.02″, .04″ deep
Standard Square Inches:
1″–80″ sq. in.

Thin Etched Copper


Standard Thicknesses:
.02″ deep
Standard Heights:
1/2″–36″ high (37″+ email for quote)

Bronze Memorial Plaques

Memorial plaques serve as enduring tributes, capturing the essence of cherished memories and departed loved ones. Crafted with precision, these plaques resonate with the depth of emotions, immortalizing moments in the form of art. Made from high-grade, certified lead-free bronze, they stand as symbols of remembrance, blending the timeless beauty of bronze with intricate designs and details.

At Signs New York, we understand the significance of these tributes. Our range of memorial plaques ensures that every memory finds its rightful place. With a commitment to quality and a promise of longevity, our plaques are more than just markers; they are keepsakes that echo stories of love, life, and legacy.

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Where Metal Plaques Are Used?

Metal Plaques were historically used by cemeteries and in museums but with the new advancements and latest trends, they are also used in business settings for displaying diplomas, certificates, and honoring an achievement or a person. Some industries that use metal plaques are:



Building plaques are a typical form of plaque that comes in a variety of shapes and sizes, like Bronze navigation signs, address plaques, mailbox numbers, and many more.

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A plaque behind your desk or in a reception area is a subtle way of making customers aware of your expertise, charitable deeds, and commitment to excellence.

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Memorial Plaques are the most long-lasting and permanent method to pay tribute to a loved one's life. It is a high-end, professional method to honor their legacy.

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Federal properties

Federal properties can use plaques to display a diploma or other award or credential they’ve received, so the clients know the level of education or standing in the community.

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ceremony events

Plaques to remember ceremony events with a quotation and date is a simple way to honor important and memorable events.

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Casting your historic plaque in solid bronze will give it a timeless feel to display at historical properties for the public to read about it.

Let's Talk

Our dedication goes beyond the tangible. We believe in sustainable practices, using eco-friendly materials and processes that reflect our pledge to both the environment and our clients.

Choose Signs New York, where every plaque tells a story, and every story is etched in metal.

Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely! At Signs New York, we specialize in creating personalized metal plaques that align with your vision. Whether you want to add specific text, logos, or images, our team of skilled artisans will work closely with you to bring your ideas to life.
We offer a range of high-quality metal materials, including brass, bronze, aluminum, and stainless steel. Each material brings its unique charm and durability, allowing you to choose the one that best complements your desired aesthetic and environment.
Our metal plaques are designed to withstand the test of time. Crafted using premium materials and techniques, they are built to handle outdoor conditions, including weather fluctuations and UV exposure, while maintaining their visual appeal.
With proper care and maintenance, our metal plaques have a long lifespan. The durability of the materials ensures that they remain elegant and impactful, making them ideal for both indoor and outdoor applications.

No Matter Where You Are
Signs NYC Has Got You Covered!

We service businesses nationwide with our extensive partner network. Specializing in local coverage, we offer comprehensive services including surveys, installation, and maintenance in the following areas:
We are proud to serve the diverse communities of New York. Wherever you’re located, our team is dedicated to providing exceptional sign making services that meet the needs of your business. In New York, we cover all five boroughs:
Signs NYC is dedicated to providing exceptional service to our customers in the Garden State. We offer comprehensive sign solutions to businesses throughout New Jersey. In New Jersey, we serve the following areas:
Signs NYC serves customers in the state of Pennsylvania with the highest level of service and expertise. We offer a wide range of sign solutions, providing custom fabrication, installation, and maintenance services for all of our Pennsylvania customers. In Pennsylvania, we serve the following areas: