Common signs come in a variety of shapes, sizes and materials. In the following sections the major types will be describes: Click for the list of all signs

There is a wide variety of shapes for the various signs, some of them due to the designation of the sign, some of them for aesthetic reasons and others.

Here are the common shapes:

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Circle (round)

A relatively rare shape. On the site it sometimes appears on signposts of squares (perhaps in light of their shape, which resembles a round square)

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Square signs can be found especially when it comes to house numbers, but sometimes such a shape can be found in other cases (such as streets, squares, etc.)

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Ellipse (oval)

Less common shape due to its less symmetric shape compared to square or circle.

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The most common shape, given the freedom in the amount of text and the design that can be included in such a sign.

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Rectangle with rounded corners

In many cases the corners of the rectangle are rounded, mainly for decorative reasons.

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Metal signs are perhaps the most common signs. The reason is the durability of the metal, the possibility to create relatively easy complex shapes (circle, ellipse). Naturally we (the site) prefer this kind of material since you can make spectacular and attractive patterns.

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Stone, pottery, marble …

Signs made of stone, clay or similar materials are usually found on the walls of houses. In many cases these are old signs or those trying to create a sense of an ancient sign. .

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Plastic, glass ...

Signs made of plastic or glass are usually found at intersections and on poles. Their uniqueness is that in most cases they are lit at night.

The physical location of the sign is often related to its designation. Signs on the walls of houses are usually used to indicate street name and house number. Signs on poles often indicate a noden intersection or a street start and usually do not specify certain house numbers. In addition, signs on poles indicate transportation routes, main roads, etc. Signs on the ground are often found in gardens or parks, or indicate special sites:
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As stated, signs located on a pole indicate main roads, the beginning of streets, intersections and more.

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Wall or fence

Signs placed on walls usually indicate a more precise address, such as a house number that is sometimes accompanied by a street name.

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In these cases, these are more complex signs, and sometimes sculptures and other works of art. For example, entry signs for cities, and more. In many cases these signs are large in size so that they can be seen even from a great distance.

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