Engraved Crystal in 3D is an imaging technology that uses lasers to engrave images and text onto cut crystals. Got confused with such a technical description? Then to all those out there, engraved crystal awards and prizes is the best gift for your friends this season.

This technology may have been in use in the corporate world for many years but now it is getting more personalized. Souvenirs on plaques, trophies and other mementos are all being made out of engraved crystals.

Your home office can carry your nameplate with your designation. It is the perfect place to use engraved crystals. Also, the plate stays clean.

Personalized paperweights, pen stands, key chains, and other stationery items are good uses of engraved crystals. A whole writing set can be made of engraved crystal. A beautifully sculpted inkwell seems fanciful at the writing-table.

If your kid has his God in a character from the comics, just take it to the designer for recreating it in crystal. You can never imagine the happiness in his /her eyes to see their favorite characters etched out so beautifully.

Not just the kids' cartoon character, your favorite movie star too deserves a beautifully engraved frame. You need not waste hours looking for that great gift in hobby stores.

The local club may be organizing an amateur sporting or fishing contest or even a bowling event. It would be tough to afford a gold or silver medal. An engraved crystal trophy thus comes to the rescue.

The first prize would be bigger and more prominent compared to those for the runners-up. Kids' contests also make use of crystal trophies. Here, participation is rewarded. All of them are given trophies.