Medallions, left to right. Gold Star with Silver outside and engraving.
Silver Star with Silver outside and engraving.
Epoxy Cross, black center.
Diablo Flower, Silver.
Engraved center with Barbwire Border.
This is a few of many medallions available, below find a list of some of the others.
* Colt, Silver or Gold
* Branches of military
* Hand crafted medallions
* I can also use your medallion. Size must be 3/4" or less.
* If you have another in mind, please let me know, I can probably get it for you.
Click each one to see enlarged view.
Example of plain stipple work in a 1/2 pattern with cut border. This was done on Chestnut wood.
Sample of an arrangement of dots in different colors. Looks really good and can be done with any colors or number of dots the dots are 3/16 of an inch. The wood is plain Walnut.
This is the after shot of item A-402. The customer wanted the US Navy Seal logo carved and inlaid in the grips. The wood is Mesquite Burl
Close up of the Skull and unit number on the grip.
Close up of Trident hat pin enlay on the left side of the grips.
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1911 Custom Grips
A division of Designs By Carl
We are dedicated to building the finest of custom grips, contact us today to discuss your requirements.
Here we will try to show some of the options that can be applied to our grips. For these options please contact me for a chat and
quote. There are many more options available, such as personalizing and carving. Below you will find photos of examples of the custom
order grips. You can also specify a design that you want.
This inlay measures 1 and 5/8 inches long and 5/8 inches wide. It was cut from a White Tail Antler and is all one piece, then scrimshawed
to give it the 3D look. White Tail Antler makes a beautiful inlay of almost any design. Take a look. The wood is Walnut.
This 5/8 round inlay was done
with crushed Mother of Pearl.
Again, it could be used with
almost any design. This design is
This is an example of the medallion work that I do. This is a factory grip that was inlaid with the Epoxy Cross medallion.
Another factory grip with the Gold Star medallion. If you have some favorite grips that you would like medallions put in, then contact
me with the information and let's do it.
Another example of the stipple 1/2 pattern with cut border with the shadow effect. This design looks good on any kind of wood. Whether
it is plain or shaded is your preference.