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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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#10 Antique Gold Metallic Commercial Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
 
#10 Antique Gold Metallic Commercial Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
$7.41per 25 Pack
A7 Jupiter Metallic Euro Flap Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
3 More Colors >
 
Jupiter Euroflap Envelopes 5 1/4 x 7 1/4 - Euro Flap - Metallic
$8.82per 25 Pack
A7.5 Opal Metallic Euro Flap Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
 
Opal Euroflap Envelopes 5 1/2 x 7 1/2 - Euro Flap - Metallic
$9.73per 25 Pack
5 1/2 x 5 1/2 Bronze Metallic Square Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
9 More Colors >
 
Bronze Stardream Envelopes 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 - Square - Metallic
$13.25per 25 Pack
7 1/2 x 7 1/2 Jupiter Metallic Square Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
10 More Colors >
 
Jupiter Stardream Envelopes 7 1/2 x 7 1/2 - Square - Metallic
$19.26per 25 Pack
6 1/2 x 6 1/2 Bronze Metallic Square Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
11 More Colors >
 
Bronze Stardream Envelopes 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 - Square - Metallic
$9.09per 25 Pack
6 1/2 x 6 1/2 Gold Leaf Metallic Square Envelopes, Curious Metallics 80lb
4 More Colors >
 
Gold Leaf Curious Metallics Envelopes 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 - Square - Metallic
$11.64per 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
$12.76per 25 Pack
A9 Vista Metallic Straight Flap Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
8 More Colors >
 
Vista Stardream Envelopes 5 3/4 x 8 3/4 - Straight Flap - Metallic
$12.11per 25 Pack
A9 Ice Silver Metallic Straight Flap Envelopes, Curious Metallics 80lb
5 More Colors >
 
Ice Silver Curious Metallics Envelopes 5 3/4 x 8 3/4 - Straight Flap - Metallic
$12.11per 25 Pack
A10 Super Gold Metallic Straight Flap Envelopes, Curious Metallics 80lb
4 More Colors >
 
Super Gold Curious Metallics Envelopes 6 x 9 1/2 - Straight Flap - Metallic
$20.72per 25 Pack
A10 Coral Metallic Straight Flap Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
11 More Colors >
 
Coral Stardream Envelopes 6 x 9 1/2 - Straight Flap - Metallic
$19.04per 25 Pack
9 x 12 Antique Gold Metallic Booklet Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
 
Antique Gold Stardream Envelopes 9 x 12 - Booklet - Metallic
$31.88per 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
$12.40per 25 Pack
#10 Coral Metallic Straight Flap Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
4 More Colors >
 
Coral Stardream Envelopes 4 1/8 x 9 1/2 - Straight Flap - Metallic
$13.42per 25 Pack
A8 Vista Metallic Straight Flap Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
9 More Colors >
 
Vista Stardream Envelopes 5 1/2 x 8 1/8 - Straight Flap - Metallic
$11.25per 25 Pack
A7 Super Gold Metallic Straight Flap Envelopes, Curious Metallics 80lb
5 More Colors >
 
Super Gold Curious Metallics Envelopes 5 1/4 x 7 1/4 - Straight Flap - Metallic
$9.37per 25 Pack
A6 Onyx Metallic Straight Flap Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
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Onyx Stardream Envelopes 4 3/4 x 6 1/2 - Straight Flap - Metallic
$8.03per 25 Pack
A6 Gold Leaf Metallic Straight Flap Envelopes, Curious Metallics 80lb
3 More Colors >
 
Gold Leaf Curious Metallics Envelopes 4 3/4 x 6 1/2 - Straight Flap - Metallic
$9.37per 25 Pack
A7 Rose Quartz Metallic Straight Flap Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
11 More Colors >
 
Rose Quartz Stardream Envelopes 5 1/4 x 7 1/4 - Straight Flap - Metallic
$8.82per 25 Pack
A2 Super Gold Metallic Straight Flap Envelopes, Curious Metallics 80lb
5 More Colors >
 
Super Gold Curious Metallics Envelopes 4 3/8 x 5 3/4 - Straight Flap - Metallic
$7.66per 25 Pack
A2 Fairway Metallic Straight Flap Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
 
Fairway Stardream Envelopes 4 3/8 x 5 3/4 - Straight Flap - Metallic
$75.91per 250 Pack
A2 Kunzite Metallic Straight Flap Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
8 More Colors >
 
Kunzite Stardream Envelopes 4 3/8 x 5 3/4 - Straight Flap - Metallic
$6.21per 25 Pack
#10 Crystal Metallic Policy Open End Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
6 More Colors >
 
Crystal Policy Envelopes 4 1/8 x 9 1/2 - Policy Open End - Metallic
$10.03per 25 Pack
A1 Red Lacquer Metallic Straight Flap Envelopes, Curious Metallics 80lb
5 More Colors >
 
Red Lacquer Curious Metallics Envelopes 3 5/8 x 5 1/8 - Straight Flap - Metallic
$7.36per 25 Pack
A1 Coral Metallic Straight Flap Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
11 More Colors >
 
Coral Stardream Envelopes 3 5/8 x 5 1/8 - Straight Flap - Metallic
$6.21per 25 Pack
8 1/2 x 8 1/2 Rose Quartz Metallic Square Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
10 More Colors >
 
Rose Quartz Stardream Envelopes Custom 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 - Square - Metallic
$709.30per 1000 Pack
10 x 13 Vista Metallic Catalog Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
10 More Colors >
 
Vista Stardream Envelopes Custom 10 x 13 - Catalog - Metallic
$544.48per 500 Pack
Minimum Order 1000
9 x 12 Vista Metallic Catalog Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
10 More Colors >
 
Vista Stardream Envelopes Custom 9 x 12 - Catalog - Metallic
$487.39per 500 Pack
Minimum Order 1000
10 x 13 Vista Metallic Booklet Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
10 More Colors >
 
Vista Stardream Envelopes Custom 10 x 13 - Booklet - Metallic
$521.51per 500 Pack
Minimum Order 1000
9 x 12 Vista Metallic Booklet Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
5 More Colors >
 
Vista Stardream Envelopes Custom 9 x 12 - Booklet - Metallic
$473.32per 500 Pack
Minimum Order 1000
A7 Ionised Metallic Envelope Liners, Curious Metallics
5 More Colors >
 
Ionised Envelope Liners 6 x 6 3/4 - Envelope Liners - Metallic
$9.21per 25 Pack
A1 Lapis Lazuli Metallic Euro Flap Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
 
Lapis Lazuli Stardream Envelopes 3 5/8 x 5 1/8 - Euro Flap - Metallic
$6.21per 25 Pack
A2 Nude Metallic Envelope Liners, Curious Metallics
5 More Colors >
 
Nude Envelope Liners 4 1/2 x 5 1/2 - Envelope Liners - Metallic
$8.21per 25 Pack
A2 Jupiter Metallic Euro Flap Envelopes, Stardream 81lb
1 More Colors >
 
Jupiter Euroflap Envelopes 4 3/8 x 5 3/4 - Euro Flap - Metallic
$6.21per 25 Pack
A2 Fairway Metallic Envelope Liners, Stardream
11 More Colors >
 
Fairway Envelope Liners 4 1/2 x 5 1/2 - Envelope Liners - Metallic
$8.55per 25 Pack
A7 Fairway Metallic Envelope Liners, Stardream
11 More Colors >
 
Fairway Envelope Liners 6 x 6 3/4 - Envelope Liners - Metallic
$9.86per 25 Pack
Jumbo Antique Gold Metallic Single Lined Envelopes, Ecru
4 More Colors >
 
Ecru Antique Gold Metallic Lined Envelopes 5 5/16 x 7 5/8 - Single Lined - Metallic
$13.89per 25 Pack
Jumbo Nude Metallic Single Lined Envelopes, Ecru
 
Ecru Nude Metallic Lined Envelopes 5 5/16 x 7 5/8 - Single Lined - Metallic
$13.89per 25 Pack
A9 Metallic Antique Gold Stardream Double Unlined Envelopes 81lb
1 More Colors >
 
Antique Gold Double Wedding Envelopes 5 3/4 x 8 3/4 - Double Unlined - Metallic
$30.16per 25 Pack
Antique Gold Metallic Lined Inner Outer Envelopes, Jumbo Ecru
4 More Colors >
 
Ecru Antique Gold Metallic Lined Envelopes 5 5/16 x 7 5/8 - Double Lined - Metallic
$21.35per 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
$21.35per 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.