NYC Engraver for LOVE?
August 28, 2009 6:47 AM   Subscribe

I'm looking for good engraver in NYC. My brother and I bought a Robert Indiana LOVE paperweight for our parent's 40th anniversary (they met at one of the artist's openings back in '67, the summer of... well, you get it). Also, do you think it's possible that it can be engraved given its irregular shape, or perhaps a plaque could be affixed? Have a look. It's made of aluminum. Our version is unfinished (i.e. silver).
posted by timnyc to Shopping (3 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
It would be relatively simple to have a small wooden plinth made where you could attach a plaque.
posted by fire&wings at 7:19 AM on August 28, 2009

Seconding the plinth + plaque. A shallow recess cut into the top of the plinth would support the object nicely for display whilst allowing it to be easily removed and used as a paperweight (or thrown at a dangerous animal).
posted by le morte de bea arthur at 7:26 AM on August 28, 2009

I had a good experience a couple of years ago with Alpha Engraving in Midtown.
posted by soy_renfield at 8:15 AM on August 28, 2009

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