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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As framers to some of the most important historical documents and artwork, we have found that museum glass is an amazing glazing material.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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History and Politics Come Alive with Historical Documents

Nothing is more satisfying than owning an autographed letter of George Washington or John Hancock discussing an event in the American Revolution.  How exciting and breathtaking is it to hold such a letter in your hands.  The exact same letter that these men wrote and looked at with their very own eyes. This is one Read the full article…

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Why Autographs Make Excellent Gifts

Nothing is more personal than a document or letter with the autograph of one’s famous historical or political hero. Most people don’t realize that well known historical leaders, such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln can be had for not as much as one would expect. Imagine owning a document signed by John 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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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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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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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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Time to Frame that Hard Earned Diploma with Museum Quality Materials that will make it Last!

      Now, it is time to make sure you frame it properly.  Not with those off the shelf cheap frames that colleges and universities pedal to their students and their parents.  Yes, the kind that is equal in quality to those at the big box stores at ten times the price. Oh, yes, Read the full article…

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Finding a Good Frame Shop in Washington is Like Finding a Good Politician…

…both are there, you just need to look harder to find them! There is some truth to this analogy.  Born, raised and living my life in the Washington, D.C. area, I have seen many changes.  In addition to traffic becoming a nightmare, I have seen businesses (like politicians) come and go. Unfortunately, I have seen Read the full article…

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