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Please Use Care When Framing Your Works of Art

                                        Last week, a customer came to me with a print she framed before she met me.  She wanted a new mat in place of the existing mat for a color change.  No problem. As I Read the full article…

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Collecting Rare Historical and Political Autographs

    Of the variety of collecting fields out there, nothing gives more pleasure than collecting autographs of famous people throughout history.  Acquiring a document or letter signed by an admired figure from colonial times through the modern era is truly rewarding. You can actually read about famous events and important news just by holding 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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Diploma Framing

As a specialist in providing Museum Grade frames to those in the field of preserving  art and artifacts, it baffles me how large outfits are able to pump out low quality frames at high prices.   When you really dissect the frames, you become shocked at the prices they charge for the quality offered. One Read the full article…

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Diploma Framing, It Took Years to Achieve… Don’t Trust Anyone with Framing it

Once you acquire your diploma, what do you do with it? Some of us store it away, while most of us proudly display it! This is the part that can be baffling.  Where do you go? who do you trust?  Custom shops tend to be expensive and Big Box stores do not carry the greatest Read the full article…

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With Summer Here, Make Sure Your Art is Protected, Especially if You take Extended Vacations

This time of year, the last thing on our mind is protecting our art.  We think about vacations, more time with friends and family and even taking care of our pets, but we spend little time thinking about our artwork. Why is this important?  With temperatures hovering around the 90 to 100+ degree mark, with Read the full article…

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Why do the Big Box Arts and Crafts Stores charge too much for Framing?

It is a proven fact. Time after Time, I hear consumers complain that the large arts and crafts stores overcharge for their framing…..even with the “coupons” or “specials” they offer. The reason is simple.  It’s called perception.  In this day and age, we are all conditioned to think “the bigger the store, the bigger the Read the full article…

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Does Your Interior Designer Care About Your Art and Framing?

Over the years, I have been approached by Interior Designers about getting quotes for framing projects.  Though interior designers have great ideas with design, I ensure that the conservation of the art is maintained.  Not just for value, but aesthetics as well.  If the correct materials are not used, the art can lose its freshness Read the full article…

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100% Museum Quality Diploma Framing, Excellent Prices – Guaranteed to please!

Museum Framing is interested in spreading the word of our longstanding commitment to Genuine 100% Museum Quality Framing at the most reasonable prices. We are certain you will enjoy our 25 year commitment to the integrity of providing the finest quality framing at the best prices. You pay what our museum and institutional clients in 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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