What is engraving?

What is Engraving?

Engraving is the selective removal of the surface of a material. Usually to effect decoration, or otherwise convey information of some kind. Engraving can be performed on any number of materials. Engraving is performed in a number of ways: by hand with either a manual or mechanised tool (hand engraving), by machining or milling  – either manually operated or computer operated(machine/mechanical/rotary engraving) or Laser Engraving.