Design your own heraldic badge

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How to design your own insignia


With a little creativity and attention to detail, you can create a unique Jagdabzeichen that will be everybodies envy.


To design such a masterpiece requires some considerations:


1. What game occurs in the hunting ground?
Mostly deer, but also other small game such as fox or hare, flying game, feathered game, big game such as fallow deer and stags, wild boar, raccoon, bear, buffalo, lion...

eigenes jagdabzeichen entwerfen

Animal type

2. which piece should decorate the hunting badge? Only one animal or a combination of several motifs?

Visual design Jagdabzeichen

3.a draft or simple drawing of the motif is helpful to be able to determine the visual effect. A good sketch helps to structure the design and determine the ideal proportions.You can use a variety of elements, not only trophies, but also your initials, coat of arms or crest are possible.

insignia pencil sketch

Nevertheless, the final product should be simple and clear. So proceed step by step and remember that your design will be appealing, eleggant and unique. There are no limits to the imagination....

Crafted by hand

4. most people underestimate the multitude of steps that are necessary to create the desired product:

handgefertigte jagdabzeichen

Casting, soldering, filing and polishing require a lot of patience from the jeweler and artist, in addition to skill.

werkstatt jagdabzeichen handgefertigt

Which material for your Jagdabzeichen?

Therefore, the material decision is of great importance.

  • The noblest metal is of course the gold, precious and best suited for fine detail work.
  • Silver is also very popular, a noble metal that also meets high demands.
  • Brass is cheaper in price, but a not necessarily easy to work with.
  • Pewter is the least expensive metal and a good compromise for price-conscious customers.It is easier to make, though not as durable as other metals.

Examples Jadabzeichen



If you want to know more about possible hunting badges, contact with confidence Sophie Salm, professional hunting jewelry maker with training and studies in England and many years of experience. She will be happy to help you design and make the most suitable( or appealing) hunting motif for you.

Have you seen our Jagdabzeichen featuring multiple motifs?

jagdabzeichen overview

or would you prefer to read my blog about Jagdabzeichen?