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Use Caution when Trusting any Company to Frame Your Important Artwork

As I have mentioned time and time again, most frame shops and framing companies use minimal grade materials and techniques when framing your artwork, diplomas and other important items.  One would figure if you are going to spend any money framing an item, you would want it done correctly. After all, if you want to Read the full article…

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Is Your Art Protected When Being Framed?

Over the past few years, I have seen a proliferation of people entering the framing business who are either not familiar with framing to protect the art and other works on paper, like a historical document or even a diploma.  When a document, print or other work on paper is matted with other than a Read the full article…

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You Worked Hard For Your Diploma. Frame It Well.

  Young people spend years achieving their diploma through hard work and study.  In addition to the time spent, many and/or their parents invest a lot of of money assuring a good education and the end result from finishing and graduating with a degree… and a diploma. With so many businesses offering to frame your Read the full article…

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Thank You For Supporting Museum Framing in 2015… And Previous Years, too!

It is my humble appreciation of thanks and gratitude that I appreciate the support you all have shown me in 2015 and past years.  I look forward to a continued relationship this next year and forward! Rick has operated this business since 1989 and continues to do so.  Rick firmly believes that great framing comes Read the full article…

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Why “Acid Free” Mat Boards Should Never Be Used In Framing

  In my over 25 years of taking this business seriously, it bothers me when I see framing shops, both small and the big box outfits, tout “acid free mats” or “museum quality framing” just to draw people in without actually knowing what materials or techniques need to be applied to properly preserve and present Read the full article…

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Think Ahead and Frame for the Holidays!

    With Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas coming up, it is easy to get lost in the excitement and planning of the holidays. Being in the conservation framing business for over 25 years, I have seen people bring to me important family heirlooms, photos and papers that have been ruined from improper framing. One case Read the full article…

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What’s the purpose in framing important art if you don’t preserve it?

You acquire a piece of important art, antique map or print or even a diploma you wish to proudly frame to display.  Obviously, you want it to be preserved and protected for a long time. People believe that if something is framed, it is preserved and out of danger from deterioration. This is almost always Read the full article…

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Genuine Tru Vue Museum Glass at Great Prices!

As framers to some of the most important historical documents and artwork, we have found that museum glass is an amazing glazing material.  When used, it actually brings artwork to life!  Glare should not distract the viewing pleasure of framed artwork.  This why the popularity of Museum Glass.  Although there are many “knock offs” and Read the full article…

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2015 Black Friday Framing Deals You Will Really Enjoy. My Assurance!

Museum Framing offers special prices on framing on Black Friday, November 27.  Unlike other framing establishments that buy discontinued  stock moulding from suppliers at cheap prices to resell, we have many beautiful solid American made and Italian made wood mouldings to offer.  I will personally give you my assurance that you will like these frames Read the full article…

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Frame Shops Should Never, Ever Drymount Artwork, Diplomas, Prints, etc.

As a conservation framer, my main concern is to preserve and protect artwork people bring to me for display and framing.  Thus, when asked to drymount art down to backing boards to make them appear flat and even, I cringe. Why is that? Because as art professionals, it is our duty to ensure things people Read the full article…

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