Brass plaques are a traditional choice. Lettering is cut into the brass and then filled with black enamel.
They make an ideal choice for Memorial Plaques, Business Name Plates, even a name plaque on your Garden Bar.
Over time brass will dull, more quickly in coastal locations, but is easily polished back to a shine using a suitable product.
Available in any size from 1" x 1" to a massive 18 x 24". Supplied with matching brass screws for fixing.