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Metallic Envelopes

 
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At LCI Paper, envelopes with a metallic finish are growing categories, both in customer popularity and with our expanding lines of Stardream and Curious Metallics brands. The tiny specks in the simulated metal finish reflect and show different luminosity depending on the envelope's position to the light. Once you hold the envelopes in your hand and get a feel for their unique finish, you'll see why people are using metallic envelopes for weddings to birthday parties to Bar Mitzvahs.

Available in a variety of popular sizes, metallic envelopes are like luscious candies dipped in sugar. Delightfully colored base papers and a specially formulated mica coating combine to create a range of rich hues & pastel tones. LCI envelopes with a true dual sided metallic finish react differently to the light, depending on how you hold and manipulate the envelope. Mica pigments produce a bi-color effect.

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A10 Onyx Metallic Straight Flap Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
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Onyx Stardream Envelopes 6 x 9 1/2 - Straight Flap - Metallic
$18.47per 25 Pack
A10 Galvanised Metallic Straight Flap Envelopes, Curious Metallics 80lb
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Galvanised Curious Metallics Envelopes 6 x 9 1/2 - Straight Flap - Metallic
$19.07per 25 Pack
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#10 Silver Metallic Commercial Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
 
#10 Silver Metallic Commercial Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
$7.19per 25 Pack
A8 Vista Metallic Straight Flap Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
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Vista Stardream Envelopes 5 1/2 x 8 1/8 - Straight Flap - Metallic
$10.91per 25 Pack
A9 Violette Metallic Straight Flap Envelopes, Curious Metallics 80lb
5 More Colors >
 
Violette Curious Metallics Envelopes 5 3/4 x 8 3/4 - Straight Flap - Metallic
$11.75per 25 Pack
A7 Ice Silver Metallic Straight Flap Envelopes, Curious Metallics 80lb
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Ice Silver Curious Metallics Envelopes 5 1/4 x 7 1/4 - Straight Flap - Metallic
$9.09per 25 Pack
#10 Red Lacquer Metallic Straight Flap Envelopes, Curious Metallics 80lb
 
Red Lacquer Curious Metallics Envelopes 4 1/8 x 9 1/2 - Straight Flap - Metallic
$12.03per 25 Pack
9 x 12 Silver Metallic Booklet Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
 
Silver Stardream Envelopes 9 x 12 - Booklet - Metallic
$24.55per 25 Pack
#10 Onyx Metallic Straight Flap Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
4 More Colors >
 
Onyx Stardream Envelopes 4 1/8 x 9 1/2 - Straight Flap - Metallic
$13.02per 25 Pack
A7 Galvanised Metallic Envelope Liners, Curious Metallics
5 More Colors >
 
Galvanised Envelope Liners 6 x 6 3/4 - Envelope Liners - Metallic
$8.93per 25 Pack
8 1/2 x 8 1/2 Antique Gold Metallic Square Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
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Antique Gold Stardream Envelopes Custom 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 - Square - Metallic
$688.02per 1000 Pack
10 x 13 Antique Gold Metallic Booklet Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
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Antique Gold Stardream Envelopes Custom 10 x 13 - Booklet - Metallic
$531.86per 500 Pack
Minimum Order 1000
9 x 12 Azalea Metallic Booklet Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
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Azalea Stardream Envelopes Custom 9 x 12 - Booklet - Metallic
$459.12per 500 Pack
Minimum Order 1000
9 x 12 Antique Gold Metallic Catalog Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
10 More Colors >
 
Antique Gold Stardream Envelopes Custom 9 x 12 - Catalog - Metallic
$496.51per 500 Pack
Minimum Order 1000
10 x 13 Antique Gold Metallic Catalog Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
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Antique Gold Stardream Envelopes Custom 10 x 13 - Catalog - Metallic
$555.65per 500 Pack
Minimum Order 1000
#10 Crystal Metallic Policy Open End Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
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Crystal Policy Envelopes 4 1/8 x 9 1/2 - Policy Open End - Metallic
$9.73per 25 Pack
A1 Flame Metallic Straight Flap Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
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Flame Stardream Envelopes 3 5/8 x 5 1/8 - Straight Flap - Metallic
$6.02per 25 Pack
A1 Galvanised Metallic Straight Flap Envelopes, Curious Metallics 80lb
5 More Colors >
 
Galvanised Curious Metallics Envelopes 3 5/8 x 5 1/8 - Straight Flap - Metallic
$7.14per 25 Pack
A2 Silver Metallic Straight Flap Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
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Silver Stardream Envelopes 4 3/8 x 5 3/4 - Straight Flap - Metallic
$6.02per 25 Pack
A2 Fairway Metallic Straight Flap Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
 
Fairway Stardream Envelopes 4 3/8 x 5 3/4 - Straight Flap - Metallic
$73.63per 250 Pack
A2 Blueprint Metallic Straight Flap Envelopes, Curious Metallics 80lb
5 More Colors >
 
Blueprint Curious Metallics Envelopes 4 3/8 x 5 3/4 - Straight Flap - Metallic
$7.43per 25 Pack
A6 Galvanised Metallic Straight Flap Envelopes, Curious Metallics 80lb
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Galvanised Curious Metallics Envelopes 4 3/4 x 6 1/2 - Straight Flap - Metallic
$9.09per 25 Pack
A6 Coral Metallic Straight Flap Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
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Coral Stardream Envelopes 4 3/4 x 6 1/2 - Straight Flap - Metallic
$7.79per 25 Pack
A7 Kunzite Metallic Straight Flap Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
11 More Colors >
 
Kunzite Stardream Envelopes 5 1/4 x 7 1/4 - Straight Flap - Metallic
$8.56per 25 Pack
6 1/2 x 6 1/2 Blueprint Metallic Square Envelopes, Curious Metallics 80lb
4 More Colors >
 
Blueprint Curious Metallics Envelopes 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 - Square - Metallic
$11.29per 25 Pack
5 1/2 x 5 1/2 Ice Silver Metallic Square Envelopes, Curious Metallics 80lb
5 More Colors >
 
Ice Silver Curious Metallics Envelopes 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 - Square - Metallic
$12.38per 25 Pack
7 1/2 x 7 1/2 Bronze Metallic Square Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
10 More Colors >
 
Bronze Stardream Envelopes 7 1/2 x 7 1/2 - Square - Metallic
$17.96per 25 Pack
6 1/2 x 6 1/2 Coral Metallic Square Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
11 More Colors >
 
Coral Stardream Envelopes 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 - Square - Metallic
$8.82per 25 Pack
5 1/2 x 5 1/2 Crystal Metallic Square Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
9 More Colors >
 
Crystal Stardream Envelopes 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 - Square - Metallic
$12.85per 25 Pack
A9 Fairway Metallic Straight Flap Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
8 More Colors >
 
Fairway Stardream Envelopes 5 3/4 x 8 3/4 - Straight Flap - Metallic
$11.75per 25 Pack
A7.5 Crystal Metallic Euro Flap Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
 
Crystal Euroflap Envelopes 5 1/2 x 7 1/2 - Euro Flap - Metallic
$9.44per 25 Pack
A7 Coral Metallic Euro Flap Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
3 More Colors >
 
Coral Euroflap Envelopes 5 1/4 x 7 1/4 - Euro Flap - Metallic
$8.56per 25 Pack
A2 Vista Metallic Envelope Liners, Stardream
11 More Colors >
 
Vista Envelope Liners 4 1/2 x 5 1/2 - Envelope Liners - Metallic
$8.29per 25 Pack
Ruby Metallic Lined Inner Outer Envelopes, Jumbo Ecru
5 More Colors >
 
Ecru Ruby Metallic Lined Envelopes 5 5/16 x 7 5/8 - Double Lined - Metallic
$20.71per 25 Pack
A1 Onyx Metallic Euro Flap Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
 
Onyx Stardream Envelopes 3 5/8 x 5 1/8 - Euro Flap - Metallic
$6.02per 25 Pack
A9 Metallic Opal Stardream Double Unlined Envelopes 81lb
1 More Colors >
 
Opal Double Wedding Envelopes 5 3/4 x 8 3/4 - Double Unlined - Metallic
$29.26per 25 Pack
A7 Fairway Metallic Envelope Liners, Stardream
11 More Colors >
 
Fairway Envelope Liners 6 x 6 3/4 - Envelope Liners - Metallic
$9.56per 25 Pack
A2 Opal Metallic Euro Flap Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
1 More Colors >
 
Opal Euroflap Envelopes 4 3/8 x 5 3/4 - Euro Flap - Metallic
$6.02per 25 Pack
A2 Violette Metallic Envelope Liners, Curious Metallics
5 More Colors >
 
Violette Envelope Liners 4 1/2 x 5 1/2 - Envelope Liners - Metallic
$7.96per 25 Pack
Jumbo Violette Metallic Single Lined Envelopes, Radiant White
 
White Violette Metallic Lined Envelopes 5 5/16 x 7 5/8 - Single Lined - Metallic
$13.47per 25 Pack
Jumbo Ruby Metallic Single Lined Envelopes, Ecru
5 More Colors >
 
Ecru Ruby Metallic Lined Envelopes 5 5/16 x 7 5/8 - Single Lined - Metallic
$13.47per 25 Pack
Violette Metallic Lined Inner Outer Envelopes, Jumbo Radiant White
 
White Violette Metallic Lined Envelopes 5 5/16 x 7 5/8 - Double Lined - Metallic
$20.71per 25 Pack
 

Tips for Printing Metallic Envelopes

 

Do you want to print metallic envelopes?

Although most home printers are designed to print envelopes, not all consumer printers print with the same quality. To complicate matters more, the unique composition of the metallic envelope surface like those we offer at LCI makes them more challenging than printing matte finish envelopes. Here are some tips for printing metallic envelopes at home:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Should you laser print or ink jet print?

Through our own in house tests we find that laser printers generally produce the best, sharpest, and most well saturated text on metallic envelopes. Drying time is almost immediate when using the toner-based technology of a laser printer.

Conversely, ink jet printers spray wet ink onto the paper making extra drying time a necessity. In fact, up to 24 hours may be needed before the ink thoroughly dries to the surface of the paper. To prevent smudging it is important to refrain from handling the paper until it completely dries.

 

Answer questions first by ordering samples.

By ordering samples you will find answers to a few common questions. For example, will your printer print sharp text on the metallic envelope surface? After the envelope runs through your printer, is it unscathed? If inkjet printing, how long does the ink take to dry?

If you're happy with the print quality and the state of the envelope after testing, then your printer is an excellent candidate for printing metallic envelopes.

 

print driver envelopes paper type

Metallic envelopes are thicker than everyday envelopes.

Since the metallic finish paper used to make our metallic envelopes is thicker than common matte finish envelopes, it's important to set the paper type in the print driver to Envelopes. The Envelope Setting will make it easier for your envelopes to travel through the printer. If your printer model is older, there may be a physical lever to switch to the Envelopes Setting.

 

We are here to answer your questions.

We hope these tips help to make printing metallic envelopes easier. Let us know if you have other questions or more helpful tips about printing metallic envelopes, at home in your printer; we would love to hear from you.