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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the framing business who are either not familiar with framing to protect the art and other works on paper, like a historical document or even a diploma.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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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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What your College Bookstores Don’t Want You to Know

It’s the big day for you. You finished all of your college and university requirements.  Now, its time! Once you attend graduation ceremonies, you get your diploma (or look alike), you head to the college store. Wait!  You see a diploma frame for sale.  You say to yourself: “What a great thing to show off 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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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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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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Antique Maps Make Wonderful Holiday Gifts

Warning:  Buying maps can be very addictive Few things intrigue people more than a very early antique map.  Antique maps, unlike most things, present the person an opportunity to see places they have visited, were raised or worked in a very decorative and historical view. As a long time collector and specialist of maps, it Read the full article…

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