the journey

Scroll down or click a section below to see how we turn a concept into YOUR badge.

Click or tap on a section below to see how we turn a concept into YOUR badge.

Art & Design


When you choose to work with Smith & Warren to design and create your next custom badge, we take the time to learn about your department and community.  Our artists and designers work with YOU to incorporate YOUR ideas, symbols, landmarks and other attributes into a truly one of a kind custom badge that reflects the ideals of your department and the community that you serve.

Tool & Die

Smith & Warren employs the finest tool and die makers in the country. They combine modern technology and traditional craftsmanship to deliver highly detailed dies and tools at an affordable cost.

Metal Stamping

All parts used in the assembly of a Smith & Warren badge are stamped on premises in a safe and efficient environment. All stamping presses are outfitted with the latest safety and quality control technology to insure that your badges are consistently produced to the highest quality standards.


Smith & Warren badges are engraved on state of the art CNC equipment by highly trained personnel. Every badge is triple checked for accuracy and appearance of engraved lettering.


The assembly of a Smith & Warren badge is all done on premises. The soldering, enameling and polishing staff includes top professionals from the famed NYC jewelry industry. Every badge is hand crafted by these skilled artisans, carefully inspected and held to the highest quality standards in the industry.

Metal Finishing

Metal finishing is all done on premises in a state of the art electroplating facility. The latest equipment is used to finish badges with a uniformly thick and durable precious metal coating. Smith & Warren is the only badge manufacturer that offers a FULL LIFETIME WARRANTY on all metal finishes, Click Here to learn more about Smith & Warren badge finishes and our exclusive warranty.

Quality Control

Badges pass through numerous rigorous quality control stations throughout production. Prior to shipment each badge is carefully inspected by hand for quality, accuracy and completeness so your new Smith & Warren badge is exactly what you ordered.

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