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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As framers to some of the most important historical documents and artwork, we have found that museum glass is an amazing glazing material.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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Use skepticism when watching those framing “how to” videos on Youtube

Just today while perusing the web, I came across a “how to” video by a prominent site dedicated with showing people “how to do”,  “how to fix” etc.  You all know those sites.  One kind of wonders where some of these people get their information. One segment showed hot to hinge art to the mat. 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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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 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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Why Museum Framing uses 100% cotton rag mats and not “acid free” mats

When people come in for framing, they usually ask me if I use “acid free” mats.  When I say “no”, they look at me like I came from another planet.  The term “acid free” is a misnomer as it is misused by both framers and customers alike. Without sounding too technical, acidity is measured on Read the full article…

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See Why Museum Framing Is Highly Rated by the Alexandria, Arlington and the Washington DC area!

For 25 years, Rick has made it his purpose to serve his clients with the finest 100% Museum Grade framing at very affordable prices.  During this time, Rick has served museums, libraries, galleries, businesses, and the public with his top notch quality service and expertise.  Even interior designers have sought Rick for special projects when Read the full article…

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Museum Framing is here to serve!

Founder and Owner of Museum Framing, Rick has nearly 30 Years Experience in Preservation and Framing.  We have.Excellent Indoor Parking but call ahead!  Call 703-299-0100    

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People’s needs in framing may be different, but their treatment should be the same

Since our founding in 1989, Museum Framing has developed a following of collectors, museums and dealers in properly preserving, protecting and displaying their important documents, artwork and artifacts. Being a collector myself, I am always concerned that the item framed, being a simple college diploma or a rare antique manuscript gets the same treatment. One Read the full article…

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