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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the framing business who are either not familiar with framing to protect the art and other works on paper, like a historical document or even a diploma.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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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, 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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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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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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Museum Framing is offering 100% Museum Quality Framing Specials with Prompt Turnaround!

Museum Framing of Alexandria, Virginia offers Honest Specials to Check off your Gift List! This is your chance to bring in a diploma, photograph, antique map or print to receive a great value in framing before Christmas! Since 1989, the public, museums, libraries, galleries and collectors have relied on Museum Framing for true archival framing 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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Yes, we frame diplomas

A few weeks back, a friend of mine came into town and wanted to hook up for dinner. After spending over 20 years framing historical documents and rare art, he wondered why I opened my market to framing diplomas. Not an unusual question, but certainly one I needed to answer. After all, my friend was Read the full article…

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Acid free mats vs. Museum Grade mats

100% Cotton RagWe have all heard the term “acid free” regarding the quality of mat boards used in framing. This term is used frequently in framing circles when it refers to the quality of mats to protect his/her artwork. These mats are supposed to protect artwork, diplomas, and other items of importance when being framed. Read the full article…

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