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TrimTag created custom orange epaulettes to be worn on uniforms for the first National Day of Reconcilition

Symbolic orange uniform epaulettes

Marking a new era on The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation This month you might see TrimTag’s newest custom orange epaulettes on the shoulders on first responder uniforms. Wearing orange epaulettes is a new way some public safety agencies…

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Wellington at Waterloo 1815, collection of the National Army Museum, London

Military hats past and present

This issue of Insignia Insights highlights unique military hats of past and present. Forage caps, baseball style caps, sun hats and winter toques are just some items among the many uniform insignia TrimTag supplies. Looking into to their origins, we…

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Healing Symbols caduseus lapel pin ©Trimtag Trading Inc

Healing symbols of medicine

Seeing progress of science and medicine is a hopeful sign as we enter the second year living under a global health pandemic. Healing symbols worn on the uniforms of EMS paramedics and health care workers aiding our collective recovery are…

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Crowns and heroes

To know which leader is in charge, look for the largest headdress, tiara or crown. They are usually finely crafted from rare feathers, beads, or precious gold and jewels. Crowns are one of the most historic and ceremonial hallmarks of…

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Hallmarks-royal origins and modern uses

Hallmarking is a word that has come to mean the essence of a brand, or signature of an individual. But hallmarks actually began as a fraud prevention tool in medieval times. Assuring royals they got quality goods from gold and…

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Canada Remembers peace and poppies

Peace and poppies are the sentiment and symbols #CanadaRemembers in November. In this edition of Insignia Insights, we look at how Remembrance Day came to be. Tell you about the ultimate and untimely sacrifice of one Canadian soldier. And why…

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