Plaques are fascinating pieces of art which are used to convey different types of information from one person to another. Plaques can be used for a number of reasons and each form of plaque is significant in its own way. Below you will find a list of the most popular types of plaques currently on the market with a brief description of each form.

Address Plaques - Address plaques are placed on the outside of your home (usually near the front door) and are used to indicate the number of your house. Address plaques can be simple designs or elaborate designs depending on your personal preferences.

Memorial Plaques - Memorial plaques are used to honor passed loved ones who have touched our lives. Memorial plaques are usually placed in cemeteries, on benches or in front of trees in order to honor the life of a special person. Memorial plaques often indicate the name of the individual, as well as their date of birth and date of passing.

Awards Plaques - Award plaques are used to acknowledge and recognize an individual for displaying an outstanding skill in a specific area. Depending on the accomplishment, an award plaque can be issued to a team or to a specific individual showing exceptional talent.

Dedication Plaques - Dedication plaques may be placed in front of trees or benches and are used to recognize the accomplishments of exceptional individuals. An example is the star plaques in Hollywood, which are dedicated to celebrities once they have reached a certain degree of fame and fortune.

Plaques are used for many reasons and are available in many shapes, sizes and designs. Bronze plaques are the most common form of plaque because it is the strongest material and is most likely to withstand the test of time.

Plaques can be purchased from a number of online stores. Purchasing a plaque online is a great, efficient way to get exactly what you are looking for. If you can't find a plaque which suits your preferences, many companies will custom design your plaque to suit your needs perfectly.

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