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The Rosette Company History -

May we take this opportunity of telling you a little about the history of The Rosette Company. The company was formed in 1988 in response to an identified need for a ribbon rosettes supplier who understood the detailed requirements of their customers and the importance of meeting show/event deadlines.

Hence The Rosette Company was formed.

We have great empathy with all our customers and will do all in our power to make the ordering and receiving of your ribbon rosettes in time for your show, a much easier time for you.

These principles still apply today, and we pride ourselves on meeting deadlines and making every effort to ensure you are never let down.

The Rosette Company has over 15 years of experience in manufacturing and supplying rosettes to shows, events, companies and associations throughout the UK, Europe, America and the Middle East. Your show and the success of the ribbon rosette awards within your show are our prime concern.

The Rosette Company Today -

As a family business based in Derbyshire, all of us here at The Rosette Company, extend a warm welcome to you and assure you that we shall do our utmost to ensure your complete satisfaction. We look forward to your valued custom and assure you of our best attention at all times.

The Short History of Rosettes


Early examples of rosettes, dating back to the 8th/9th century have been found. The rosette rays depicted moons and planets, an example of which is the bronze Piliska rosette. They have been manufactured in a variety of materials and were usually worn as a badge of distinction or as a decoration on shoes.

Definition of Rosette

  • a badge award or decoration made in coloured ribbon to resemble the form of a rose

  • a rose shaped ornament on a wall or other surface

  • a naturally occurring cluster of leaves radiating from a central point, especially at the base of a stem

  • any rose shaped structure arrangement of figure.

Making a Ribbon Rosette

A ribbon rosette comprises of many components

  • backboard

  • pleated ribbon

  • centreboards

  • ribbon tails

  • fastenings

The ribbon is pleated to form the rosette tiers which are attached to the backboard to form the ribbon rosette head. The tails are swallow cut and along with the specified fastening are attached to the head using the pre-printed centreboard.

If you require any further help or information, or wish to place an order, then please contact us

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