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Museum Framing offers Engraving Services on Our Frames

Because we have framed historical documents and letters signed by famous people for museums and collectors, many of those people would want biographical plaques framed with a portrait and the autograph. For this reason, purchased a computerized engraving machine that does numerous fonts, sizes and other great engraving. A plaque will definitely make your art, 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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When obtaining custom framing quotes, compare apples to apples

About a couple months ago, a guy came into my studio for a quote for framing an art print.  Based on the size, I quoted about $200.  This included my normal 99% UV filtering glass, 100% Museum Grade cotton rag matting and the double archival backing.  The frame he picked was a nice solid wood Read the full article…

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Picture Framing Needs to be about Presentation AND Preservation

  When people get their art, diploma or jersey framed, they want it to look nice.  Obviously, this is a given.  But, a concern should also be: Will it look good several years down the road?There are specific materials and techniques that need to be employed in the framing of artwork for their maximum preservation Read the full article…

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How Museum Framing is able to keep our Prices Fair and Quality Strong

Over the course of my business, my clients have inquired how I am able to keep my framing prices very reasonable, especially given the quality of the work we perform for them.  As founder and an active owner of the business since 1989, the answers are direct and simple: 1) First, as a collector and Read the full article…

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Preserve those Cherished Family Memories through Proper Framing or Storage

In this age of digital photography, many of us do not think of preserving and protecting past family events caught on photography.  Today, we snap photos of family, friends and events and either leave them on a card or print them from the computer. But, let’s discuss, for a moment, our old family photos.  You Read the full article…

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There is No Need to Overpay for Framing

Just this morning, I had a well known art conservator come into my studio to get a sketch framed.  It was medium to large in size.  He inquired about a nice solid wood black frame, high quality 99% UV filtering glass, a thick 8 ply 100% Museum Grade cotton rag matting with 4 ply  100% Museum Read the full article…

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Why I Opened a Frame Shop

  During the 1970s and 1980s, I bought and sold old coins, paper money and autographs for the enjoyment of handling historical items and working with people of a common interest.  Handling rare, old coins, paper money and related items was a thrill for me. I would travel to shows in various parts of the Read the full article…

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Museum Framing is Participating in Small Business Saturday in Old Town Alexandria……..Plus Free Indoor Parking as always!

This Saturday, not only will you get a benefit from AMEX on your credit card statement, but you will also save a good deal of money and walk away with some truly creative and high quality framing products and services that will excite you. First, you must register your American Express card at:  https://www.americanexpress.com/us/small-business/Shop-Small/ Truly! Read the full article…

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Museum Framing TRULY Supports the Military!

Located in Alexandria, Virginia (outside Washington, D.C.) with  close proximity to several military bases, the Pentagon and other military facilities, Museum Framing has built a strong client base with the military. We take all framing we do seriously and are proud to give our military the best we can deliver, because they in turn give Read the full article…

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