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Frequently Asked Question
How do you engrave images on crystal?
The engraving process uses a laser to etch images and text on your crystal. When the laser is focused on to the glass, the focal point of energy is so high that the structure is changed at a small point. The laser beam is controlled by a computer, creating an image made of a thousand small points. This laser process is known as Vitrography.
What crystal shapes and sizes do you offer?
At 3D Laser Gifts, we offer 16 different crystal shapes: Landscape, Tower, Peak Tower, Faceted Tapered Tower, Heart, Diamond, Plaque, Special Flat, Dome, Cut Dome, Multi Faceted Rectangle, Trophy, Prestige, Iceberg, Arc, Cathedral. MOST of the shapes come in the standard Small, Medium, and Large sizes. Tower and Landscape shapes offer additional sizes of Mini, XL, XXL, XXXL, and MAX. To see what sizes are available in your preferred shape, click on the “Product Specs” drop down menu on Step 2 of the ordering process.
Can you engrave a 3D image like a motorcycle?
Yes, we can. It is also possible for a 3D designer to compile 3D data on his computer and later on engrave into a crystal.
Can you turn my company logo into a 3D logo?
Yes, we can take simple logos or graphics and laser them into the glass in 3D. If the logo you send is not a 2D illustration or is made of complex color gradients, it may not work. If you have questions about your logo, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can you turn my 2D image into a 3D image?
Yes, our highly skilled and trained designers are working with the latest software and laser technology for image conversion to turn 2D images into 3D images. We make it easy for you - just give us your photo and we do the rest.
What types of image file formats do you accept?
Our system can process almost any image file format. The most common file formats include JPG, JPEG, GIF, TIFF, BMP, and PNG. If your file format is not listed here, contact us at email@example.com and we will let you know if your image format is compatible.
How do I upload my photo?
While customizing your crystal during Step 2, click on the 'Select File' button under Upload Picture. A window will open, allowing you to browse through images stored on your computer. It is the same process as uploading a picture to your email. You can upload up to three (3) pictures and ask the designers to choose the best fitted one, in the Special Instructions Box.
We recommend uploading files between 100kb and 5MB for the best picture quality. Our website has a size limit of 5MB so if you would like to upload a photo larger than 5MB, please send it as an email attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
What if I can't upload my photo to your website?
If you are having difficulty uploading the image, then image you are uploading may be too big for our website to capture. We suggest that you place the order without adding the image. When you add your crystal to the cart, with no image, you will be prompted on how to send us the image. You can send an email with your photo as an attachment to email@example.com.
Will the background of my photo show up on the crystal?
If you order a flat crystal, the background will be included in the crystal engraving. If you choose a different shape, our designers automatically remove the background. If you would like to include the background in an engraving, please write in the ‘Special Instructions’ section during Step 2 of the ordering process.
Can I include more than the recommended number of figures?
The recommended number of figures (people, animals, and inanimate objects) varies depending on the shape and size of your crystal. With small and medium crystals, we usually cannot add more figures because of space limitations; it would negatively affect the detail and clarity of the engraved image. With larger crystals, you do have the option of adding more figures for an additional fee. Do keep in mind that the more figures there are in the image, and the smaller the crystal, the less space the designers have to put your 40-max character engraving.
Are there any photo quality restrictions?
Although we accept most photos, the higher quality the better. It is best to avoid blurry or dark photos. In the rare circumstance we cannot use your photo for 3D engraving, we will contact you for a different photo and the reasoning for the denial of the photo.
Can I see a proof before ordering?
We do not offer proofs for individual orders. Since our designers do their best to match the 3D engraving to the submitted image, your photo serves as the proof. If you really must see a proof, please specify in the ‘Special Instructions’ section. Do keep in mind, that if a proof is asked for, the production period becomes prolonged.
How do I order online?
Step 1: To start, Scroll over to the “Create Your Own Crystal” tab. Select your crystal either by Shape, Holiday, Recipient, or Special Occasion.
Step 2: Once you’ve chosen your shape, and have clicked on it, you will then be asked to customize your crystal and add it to your cart. (In this step: you are allowed full customization over your crystal. Here you will be prompted to upload your image, choose font & text for the engraving, and have the ability to add a Light Base [$39 lights up image inside of crystal] &/or Gift Card [$5 send a personalized gift card to your recipient]. Also, don’t forget in the ‘Special Instructions’ section, to put any special instructions you have for your crystal. Such as taking away a certain blemish in the image, or making sure the background is taken out / kept. Here you can also let the designers know, where you think it will be best to place your engraving and where you want it placed.) After all customizing has been done, add quantity to your cart.
Step 3: At this page you can enter any discount codes if you have any, and then proceed to checkout. Where you will then be asked to filling in shipping and billing information and at the end, you should have an order number for your use when giving us a call for anything.
How long does it take to process my order?
The order process, which is the number of days we need to produce your crystal, takes between three to five (5-8**) business days.**
**Note: During the busy holiday season, the processing time is subject to change.
What if I want a specific layout?
If you have a specific layout in mind, we encourage you to share your ideas with us. You can either use the 'Special Instructions' section to describe in detail where you want the image and text placed on the crystal or you can draw a mockup to upload in the photo section of the order form. If you can’t do either of these, please contact Customer Service to help you implement these ‘Special Instructions’ section. firstname.lastname@example.org 1-866-283-9147
What if I have a special request with my order?
All special requests should be placed in the 'Special Instructions' section during checkout. We do our best to meet all of our customers' special requests. However, if your request is not possible, we will contact you directly to let you know.
Can I change my order?
You can change your order as long as it has not been processed. Processed orders have already been sent to our designers and cannot be changed.
If you decide to change your order, contact Customer Service immediately at 1-866-283-9147. One of our Customer Service reps will let you know the status of your order and if you can change it.
Can I cancel my order?
Since the crystals are personalized, we can only cancel an order before it is processed. If you would like to cancel your order, please contact us via phone or email as early as possible and we will let you know if the order can be cancelled. email@example.com 1-866-283-9147
Do you offer rush service?
No, we do not. Since every order is customized, the 5-8 business days, processing time is standard. Only way to get a rushed service, is to select a Rush Delivery Method, but the Processing Time will remain the same.
Did you receive my online order?
Once we receive your order, we will send you an order confirmation via email. If you do not receive an order confirmation, please contact us. firstname.lastname@example.org 1-866-283-9147
You will also receive a shipping confirmation on the day your order is shipped. Our shipping confirmation includes your UPS/USPS tracking number with clickable links for easy tracking.
If you would like to receive an email for every step of your order, please specify in the ‘Special Instructions’ section.
Why didn't I receive an order confirmation?
If your order was successfully placed on our website, you should receive an order confirmation via email.
If you didn't receive the email, check your spam and junk folders to make sure the email didn't get stuck. Also, be sure to add us to your contacts to make sure your email provider doesn’t think we are strangers. If you still can't find the confirmation, there may be an error in your email address. You can email us at email@example.com and we will resend the confirmation.
Why is my discount code not working?
In order for you to use a coupon, you must follow these steps: The first step is to make sure that you open our website manually. Meaning that you have to enter www.3dlasergifts.com and not click on a link that will take you to the website. Second, you will have to find the crystal that best suites your coupon. For example, if you got a 3D Medium Portrait/Tower then on the website you will locate the Portrait and select the size medium. You will then upload your image, text, and any other modifications that you would like to add to your crystal. Such as any special instructions or if you'd like to get a light base for your crystal.
Once you have done this, you will click add to cart and enter your coupon code in the discount code section. Finally, once you've received the discount, you will proceed to checkout and enter your billing information and shipping information and select a shipping method and click place order.
If you are still having trouble with this please contact us with your full name, coupon code, description of the coupon and What are you trying to purchase that is in your shopping cart?, so we can narrow down the problem.
Where is my order?
You can always track your order online, please go to: http://www.3dlasergifts.com/trackorder
How will my order ship?
Our standard shipping method is USPS, which generally arrives within 5 business days AFTER we've processed your order. USPS is the only shipping method that offers Saturday deliveries. No Sunday deliveries.
Another shipping method option given to customers is UPS.
UPS only offers Monday - Saturday deliveries.
If you need a rush shipment on your order, we offer UPS Ground, UPS 2nd Day Air, and UPS Next Day Air for express shipping methods. You can upgrade to an express shipping method at our checkout page. Our shipping and handling includes insurance.
When will my order be delivered?
*Your delivery time depends on which shipping method you select. When calculating delivery time, remember all orders have a 5-8 business day processing time** in addition to the shipping method that is selected. Also, keep in mind of distance between us and you. We are located in Las Vegas, NV.*
USPS Priority: estimated delivery date is 2-3 weeks
USPS First Class: estimated delivery date is 2-3 weeks.
UPS Ground: Estmiated delivery date is displayed upon checkout
UPS 2 Day Air: Estmiated delivery date is displayed upon checkout
UPS Next Day Air: Estmiated delivery date is displayed upon checkout
** During holiday season, the processing time is prolonged for Ornaments to about 10 business days. Make sure to get your order in early to be able to receive your Ornaments on time.
*Please note: The above does not apply to Alaska, Hawaii, and Other Countries.*
What are your shipping rates?
Orders with in the USA:
The price of shipping varies from order to order. This price is calculated by weight of package, size of parcel, method of shipping, and location of ship to address.
3D Laser Gifts is not responsible for custom fees, duties, or taxes.
All international orders ship via UPS and then get transfered to your local post office. All pricing is different, pertaining to size of crystal, weight, and location.
Can I pick up my order?
We do allow pick ups at our offices in Las Vegas, NV, USA.. If you are a local or are going to be in Las Vegas and want to pick up your order, please request a pick up in the 'Special Instructions' section on the order form. All pickups must be scheduled through our Customer Service department. Once an order is picked up from our office, we will refund your shipping charge.
Can I change my shipping address?
If your order HAS NOT shipped, we are able to change your shipping address in our system. Please contact Customer Service immediately at 1-866-283-9147.
If it HAS shipped, it is not guaranteed we can change the address. We will contact the Carrier for the status of your shipment and to see if an address change is possible. If yes, a change fee will be applied by Carrier and the delivery time will be delayed.
Do you ship to PO Boxes?
Yes, we do. All orders shipping to a PO Box will be sent via USPS.
Do you ship to APO addresses?
Yes, we do. All orders shipping to APO addresses will be sent via USPS and have a longer estimated delivery time.
Do you ship to Canada?
Yes, we ship to Canada via UPS Standard service. This does not include any applicable duties due to Canada Customs.
Canada Customs requires Canadian recipients to pay applicable duties and taxes on each shipment entering Canada. These charges may include PST, GST, HST, duties, and other taxes of goods (like excise tax). A brokerage fee is also charged to process shipments and present the requisite customs paperwork to Canada Customs on the importer's behalf. UPS will request payment of additional charges (duties and taxes) at time of delivery.
**Please note, orders over $200CAD may incur additional fees.
Do you ship internationally?
Yes, we ship to places all around the world!
3D Laser Gifts is not responsible for custom fees, duties, or taxes.
Some areas we do not ship to (yet!) include: Africa, China, Palestine, Southwest Asia, and Yugoslavia. If you are unsure if we ship to your country, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will let you know.
Are there any restrictions with international shipping?
3D Laser Gifts is not responsible for custom fees, duties, or taxes.
What are my payment options?
We accept all major credit cards including American Express, Discover, Mastercard, and Visa. We also accept PayPal.
Why was my credit card declined?
There are several reasons why you may get an error message while trying to process your order. Double check that your phone number, zip code, and CVV number from your credit card are all correct. If all information is correct, try calling your credit company. Some companies ask you to verify large purchases, or purchases from another state, before placing an order. The error code that usually pops up in this scenario is “DO NOT HONOR - 530”
Coupons & Discounts
How do I redeem my coupon code for your store?
To redeem, enter your coupon code in the 'Coupon Code' section on our checkout page. Click 'Submit' and the discount will be applied to your order.
Limit is one (1) coupon per order.
Do you offer military discounts?
As a thank you for their continued service and dedication to our country, we are happy to offer a 25% discount to all active and retired military personnel.
To qualify for the discount, all military personnel must scan a picture of their military ID. Once scanned, send the copy via email to email@example.com or fax it to 866-283-9147. The name on the military ID must match the name on the billing address of the order.
Do you offer discounts for firefighters and police officers?
Yes, we are happy to offer a 25% discount to all active and retired firefighters and police officers to show our appreciation of their dedication and service.
To qualify for the discount, all firefighter and police officers must scan a picture of their work ID. Once scanned, send the copy via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or via fax to 866-283-9147. The name on the work ID must match the name on the billing address of the order.
What is your return policy?
At 3D Laser Gifts, we are confident that our products will exceed your expectations. In the event you want to return or replace your order, we do offer a 21 day return period for all online purchases. Returned items must be in their original condition and packaging. ALSO, a re-shipping charge will be applied to all replacements. If your order arrives damaged or defective, Please contact Customer Service immediately at 1-866-283-9147.
For further details, please review our Terms and Conditions:
The product must be returned to us within 21 days of invoice.
Please provide a brief written statement mentioning the reason for the return and your account details.
The product must be in its original condition and box.
Unfortunately, we cannot refund your return costs.
Our money-back guarantee applies to both our individual customers and our commercial customers.
A 20% customization fee applies to all personalized crystals.
Do you store my credit card information?
No, we never store your credit card information. Your credit card number is only captured during the checkout process while our system 'talks' to our payment processing gateway. Once the order is placed, we no longer have access to your credit card information.
Is it safe to purchase online from your site?
The transfer of sensitive information on 3D Laser Gifts is always protected against theft or misuse. When purchasing online, a solid key with a locked padlock icon will appear in the lower left of your browser window, which indicates that your transaction session is secured through Secure Socket Layer SSL Certificate.
Is my information safe?
The security of your personal information is very important to us. We will never sell or rent your personal information to any third parties under any circumstances. We value your trust and will work hard to protect the security and privacy of any personal information provided to us.
What are your business hours?
For your contact needs, we are in the office Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm.
For your shopping needs, we are open online 24/7.
What if I don't see the answer to my question in your FAQs?
If you can't find your answer, we encourage you use one of the methods below to contact us.
'Contact Us' Page: A quick and easy form to voice your questions and concerns.
Toll Free Number: 1-866-283-9147