Baseball trading pins have always caught the interest of the baseball fans, whether they are all for the little leagues or the big leagues. As much as most of the designs are aimed at the big leagues; there is no shortage of supply for the local and little leagues too. This however, requires quite a bit of work when you find yourself in need of a pin for your child’s local team. You need to ensure that the designed pin is one that reflects their spirit, as well as being quite popular among the fans and other parties as well. They wish to go far with their games, and will thus appreciate a pin that makes them look great.
Most of the design firms have artists who make a point of coming up with several designs, then allowing you to choose one that suits the team the best. They ensure that there is no problem for you when you wish to trade with those pins. When such a time comes, you need to be more involved, so that the final design is something you are comfortable with. You need to tell hem which colors best represent the team. You need also to show them the team’s mascot or logo, to be used on the design. You will then be presented with a few sketches to choose from.
You then need to decide on the size of the pins. There is no fixed rule on the sizes of these pins, so you get to choose what looks best. Settle for a size that shall be manageable. You need to also look at what finish the pin shall have. There is the option for a classic cloisonn? finish, a soft enamel, photo etching, a simple screen. This will determine how it looks in the end, as well as how much it costs. You can proceed to make the design more elaborate by adding a few other things to it. Glittery colors, hangers, bobble heads, to name a few. These things tend to make the final price of the pin much higher, but you get to have a pin that is virtually a collector’s item.
The idea behind these pins goes beyond the simple love for the game. There is a satisfaction in owning what some people might not have. This is why people o got to look for pins that are not easily available. When worn, they add a lot of style to a baseball outfit. You will also enjoy finding such a rare pin. The better the design the more value it shall have. You may end up making a collectible.