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Personal Name Stamp

Personal Name Stamp: Good Characters’ top selling stamp with hundreds of Excellent-rating feedbacks. This personal name stamp is custom made with the translation of your name into Chinese characters, also known as Japanese kanji or Korean hanja. The translation will match your personality, values, and interests if possible.

You’ll be ready to stamp your unique signature on cards, books, notes, certificates, or anything you like. This high quality stamp is completely self-contained in European made impact-resistant, durable case that assures a long, trouble-free operating life. This stamp is guaranteed to make thousands of clear impressions before the first ink pad ever needs replacing. It re-inks itself after every stamping.



Item Number Personal-4921
Imprint Length 0.45 inch (11 mm)
Imprint Width 0.45 inch (11 mm)
Length 0.95 inch (24 mm)
Width 0.98 inch (25 mm)
Height 2.75 inches (70 mm)
Net Weight 2.0 ounces (57 grams)
Shipping Weight 1 pound (0.5 kg)


Product Comparison

Other companies offer carved stone chops. To help you make informed purchase decisions, we provide the following comparison between these products and our self-inking stamps.


Stamps by Good Characters Typical Carved Stone Chops
Satisfaction guaranteed plus a 10-year replacement program: Receive a new identical stamp for 50% off the list price in the event of any damage sustained to the original stamp, regardless of the reason. Get 25% off for reorder—due to loss or theft of original stamp or any other reason. Non-refundable. No product guarantee is offered.
Stamps by Good Characters Typical Carved Stone Chops
Highly detailed designs with sharp, clear, and even impressions. Will not chip like the older style stone chop, thanks to its high-impact construction. Guaranteed translations by Good Characters professional team that specializes in Chinese naming. Eye-catching stone shapes and designs from which to select. Uniquely hand carved.
Stamps by Good Characters Typical Carved Stone Chops
The stamp is housed in a modern European-crafted stamp casing. Self-inking stamps cannot be registered by residents of Japan or Taiwan as official seals. Special ink for stone chop takes a long time to dry. Carved by unknown artists, questionable translations, and disproportional characters often seen. Drop it once and it could chip.
Bottom Line
Stamps by Good Characters Typical Carved Stone Chops
Combining Asian tradition and modern innovation, stamps made by Good Characters are authentic yet highly usable. If you are looking for a daily-use, heavy-duty business stamp then this is for you. If you need to stamp 200 certificates or invitations in a hurry then this is definitely for you, too. Difficult to get sharp and clear impressions on today's paper, the stone chop is more for display than actual usage. If you want something that looks attractive but does not need to be practical, this one is for you.

Custom crafted by Good Characters in Central California; order now and we will deliver it within 7 days.

Customer Reviews

“I have just received my special ‘good characters’ stamps and am well pleased with them. I am honored to be given a Chinese name, and I thank you very much for your personal attention.”— Margo, Poulsbo, WA

“I do a lot of shopping online and this merchant is the best at communicating with its customers that I have ever encountered. Shipping was fast and the product was excellent. I would recommend this merchant to friends and family and that is the highest praise I can think of.”— Janice, Princeton, MO

“Super fast responses to order placement and emails. Excellent communication with the store. Product arrived several days after I placed my order and was perfect. Highly recommend!!” — Melanie C

“Excellent. The service at Good Characters was fantastic. There was speedy personal communication and my order arrived faster than I expected, even with the holiday rush!” — Troy D

“The stamp that I ordered arrived much quicker than I expected. It was better, clearer and cleaner than I expected. The customer service was great - they stayed in touch with me every step of the way - even explaining how and why they were going to translate my name. The stamp arrived in an adorable little red box. I use it most every day, and have recently used it for my christmas cards. I plan to order some for friends very soon.”
— Anne T
“Thank you for the fabulous service and for working so hard to answer all my questions and get my delivery to me in time to be able to give them as xmas presents. Thank you Andy! Everyone will know about the great service you provided to me. Looking forward to dealing with you again.” — Melanie G

“I was very excited to find this service on the web! Look forward to using them again.” — Starr B

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Good Characters’ top selling stamp with hundreds of Excellent-rating feedbacks.

Good ways to use your stamps: Mark your books, personalize your notes, sign your artwork, authenticate documents, impress your clients.


Wrong ways to use your stamps: Stamp on faces or karate chop it. Dont stamp on your face or, even worse, your friends faces. And, okay, this is actually a composite image. No children were harmed in any way in the shooting of this picture!

You and your name will stand out in their mind above your competitors. And who knows . . . they might even give you a “real” stone-carved seal for a gift. Happily accept the gift, knowing they appreciate you as more than just a business associate. Just don’t tell them that Good Characters’ self-inking stamp is a lot easier to carry and use.

Some of your Asian clients might suggest that the “traditional” stamp should be made with carved stone or wood. This begins a good conversation, allowing you to show that you respect the Asian culture but are not trying to show-off as if you know it all. You give your clients a chance to introduce their culture. You and your name will stand out in their mind above your competitors.

Business professionals dealing with Chinese, Japanese, or Korean clients use Good Characters stamps to show their appreciation of Asian culture and build positive rapport. Using a stamp made with a careless name translation may backfire, leaving a wrong impression. With Good Characters’ personal name translation, your clients will be impressed by your name and assume that your services are of first-class quality and you have expertise.

Authenticate Documents: Martial arts instructors and other Asian culture-related art or medical professionals authenticate certificates they issued with Good Characters stamps. A typical martial arts ranking certificate contains a school stamp (Dojo Certificate stamp), an instructor stamp (Martial Arts Master stamp), and a security stamp.

Sign Your Artwork: More and more artists doing Chinese painting with watercolor prefer Good Characters stamps over traditional soapstone seals because the Good Characters stamp leaves a clear impression even on hard paper.

Personalize Your Notes: Use the stamp as a personal logo or a mysterious signature for personalizing your notes, memos, greeting cards, or letters.

Mark Your Books: Stamp on the spine or closed pages of your books to make it unquestionably yours. The ink-pad that comes with your stamp contains special indelible ink that has met German Standard DIN ISO 14145-2. That’s why your stamp will make clear and non-erasable marks on your books and will remain legible for years and years, even if subjected to direct sunlight.

Karate Chop It: Simply hold the stamp with one or both hands and gently push the stamp down to make a clean and clear impression. Using excessive force, such as karate chopping, to leave an impression may cause harm — not to the stamp but to your palm — and thus is not recommended.


Good Characters

Personal Name Stamp

$98.00 $392.00

Enter the name to be translated into Chinese, Korean, or Japanese. If you already know the characters you want, you can also enter them here, or you can email the text or image to us at

If you need translation, this information helps us translate a name that is most appropriate for you.

If you don’t have your name translated already or if you cannot show us or send us the exact Chinese, Japanese, or Korean character(s) you want for the above name or text, there will be a one-time charge for our translators to research and create the best translation or transliteration for you. Once we translate your name for you, we keep it on file. You’ll never have to pay us for the same translation again when you order other personalized products from us in the future. We’ve been in business for 16 years and we keep our files forever.

Remember, we want to ensure your order is done correctly. After placing your order, your credit card will not be charged until one of our specialists personally reviews your order. We will discuss your order with you if we have any questions.

Tell us a bit more about yourself so we can translate a name and design a stamp that reflects your unique personality. For example: Personality or interests? What else would you like us to know about you?

Traditionally the proper color for an authentication or a signature stamp is red. But you can be creative and select a different color if you have your reason.

If you pay for the translation above, you may also want to consider our exclusive Certificate of Meaning. Recommended purchase for display in your home, school, office, or place of business. This frameable certificate, written and edited by naming professionals, explains the meaning of each of the characters used in your stamp. Knowing the meaning and proper pronunciation of these characters enhances your professional image and conveys a deeper sense of cultural appreciation. You can buy this now, or you can buy it later. Certificate of Meaning Engraved on Wood is listed $149. Buy now and save $50. Certificate of Meaning Engraved on Thick Solid Alder Plaque is listed $199. Buy now and save $100.

Do you want high-resolution files of your stamp that you can use on your website or for printing letterheads, business cards, posters, or banners?

By selecting Image files for your web site, your stamp images of various sizes will be made for you to download for use on your website and your computer. GIF, PNG, or JPG image files @ 72dpi. Good Characters, Inc. grants you a royalty-free license, meaning you can use the images an unlimited number of times without paying a royalty each and every time it is used. List: $29.95. Buy now and save $10.

By selecting Image files for web & print, not only your stamp images of various sizes will be made for you to download for use on your website and your computer (GIF, PNG, or JPG image files @ 72dpi) but we also include a high resolution file for your use in printing letterheads, business cards, or any other material (TIF image file @ 600dpi). Royalty-free. List: $49.95. Buy now and save $10.

By selecting Vector image file, in addition to all your web and high resolution print-ready images mentioned above, we will also prepare a vector file that you can enlarge to any size without pixilation or loss of quality for use in printing oversized posters and banners (EPS or PDF). Royalty-free. List: $69.95. Buy now and save $10.

This stamp comes with an ink-pad. It is guaranteed to make thousands of clear impressions before the first ink-pad ever needs replacing. Other cheap intimations last only 1000 or less impressions. We recommend purchasing one or more additional ink-pads if you anticipate high volume use or simply want to save on future shipping charges. Store the ink-pad flat facing either up or down in the drawer and it should last for at least a couple years.

Custom crafted by Good Characters in Central California; order now and we will deliver it within 7 days. Let us know if you have any special instructions.

After placing your order, your credit card will not be charged until one of our staff members personally reviews your order. We will discuss your order with you if we have any questions.

Note: If you would like to order another, after you add this to the cart, click on the product name again. That will take you back to this page and you will be able to fill out this form for another customization.

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