Most painted Plaques are cast in Aluminium, the modern alternative to Iron
Plaques may be finished in different ways including gold leaf (gilding), hand painting or a combination of oxidised dark toning with bright linishing.
Such bespoke plaques are commissioned in much the same way as a portrait, sculpture or another piece of art is commissioned. Depending on the subject, historic research may be necessary, from detail such as typical décor for the era, hair colour and appropriate cloud formations for a landscape are often researched by our passionate artists who pay minute attention to historical detail.
Fabulous and quick service received from Wards for new signage. Would highly recommend
I commissioned Wards of Bristol to produce a bronze memorial plaque, which featured the intricate engraving of a scarce butterfly. The resulting work is beautiful and has completely surpassed my expectations.
The service received was also fast, courteous and well-priced, and I would gladly recommend Wards to anyone I know.
Ward Signs was incredibly professional, prompt, and just plain wonderful to deal with. The quality of the product far exceeded my expectations; I absolutely will order from Ward again!
Ward Signs has recently completed a new cast resin plaque for long standing client Bristol City Council in Brandon Hill Park, Bristol.
Ward Signs has recently completed a new range of signage for new client The Worshipful Company of Stationers in The City of London
Ward Signs has recently completed a new range of signage for new client Victoria & Albert Museum in London