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September 2019

Munnings Museum, Colchester

By |2019-09-10T00:30:28+00:00September 10th, 2019|Antique Frames, Galleries, The Art World, United Kingdom|

Who Is Alfred Munnings Alfred Munnings is one of the worlds most famous painters of horses and also for war art.  He was born on 8th October 1878 in Suffolk where he grew up in a busy working mill surrounded by horses and horse drawn carts arriving daily [...]

August 2019

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

By |2019-08-19T02:55:26+00:00August 19th, 2019|Antique Frames, Galleries, Period Frames, The Art World, United Kingdom|

History Of The Ashmolean Museum The Ashmolean Museum was built over a 5 year period beginning in 1678 and finishing in 1683.  It was the first ever university museum and was originally erected to house The Cabinet Of Curiosities that Elias Ashmole gave the Oxford University in 1677.  [...]

The Significance Of Picture Frames

By |2019-08-19T03:00:19+00:00August 10th, 2019|Antique Frames, Galleries, Gold Leaf, Period Frames, United Kingdom|

Why Are Picture Frames So Important? Most people whether they have artwork at home on their wall or are visiting a gallery or museum never actually realise how important the frame is to the artwork it is housing and how it adds to their enjoyment of the piece [...]

July 2019

Compton Verney House and Gallery

By |2019-07-25T01:08:29+00:00July 4th, 2019|Antique Frames, Galleries, United Kingdom|

Non Modern Galleries Today, many people think of galleries as art collections housed in fancy, modern buildings which often look like pieces of art in themselves. However, some of the biggest and most beautiful collections with some of the most glorious historic frame work are actually displayed inside [...]

February 2019

John Jones Framing Closes

By |2019-02-28T02:16:13+00:00February 28th, 2019|Antique Frames, Modern Frames, Period Frames, United Kingdom|

Recently it was announced that John Jones Art Centre has closed for business after 40 years in the industry, effectively hanging up.. its final frame. John Jones were one of the leaders in the industry and their quality work inspired others like ourselves to keep standards at their very highest [...]

The Royal Collection Trust

By |2019-02-21T02:45:46+00:00February 21st, 2019|Antique Frames, Galleries, Gold Leaf, Period Frames, The Art World, United Kingdom|

The Royal Collection trust is exactly as it sounds, the art collection belonging to the British Royal Family. The collection is spread across 13 occupied and historic royal residences in the UK and is the largest private art collection in the world. This collection has many truly spectacular pieces [...]

The National Portrait Gallery

By |2019-02-21T02:47:43+00:00February 21st, 2019|Antique Frames, Galleries, Period Frames, The Art World|

Located in Saint Martins Place, London just off of Trafalgar Square, The National Portrait Gallery is home to the largest portrait collection of British influential men and women, both past and present, that have helped make British culture and history, from Tudor Courts to the present day. The portraits [...]

January 2019

Period Frames to Repairing Frames: 10 Tips For Choosing Your Ideal Frame

By |2019-02-21T02:47:54+00:00January 30th, 2019|Antique Frames, Bespoke Frame Manufacturing, Gold Leaf, Period Frames|

We all dream of that perfect frame to display our artwork, whether it's a quality period frame or something simple, but finding the ideal frame can be challenging and time consuming.  Here are ten tips below that should put you on the correct path and make the experience easier. [...]

Mirror Mirror On The Wall

By |2019-02-21T02:41:06+00:00January 14th, 2019|Antique Frames, Bespoke Frame Manufacturing, Gold Leaf, Personalised Frames, Uncategorized|

Frinton Frames are proud to be involved with a number of Hollywood movies, and you'll see our period frames or antique frames in a number of big budget blockbusters.   But what you probably didn't know was that we can recreate these wonderful frames for display in your home, or [...]

December 2018

Period Frames On Your Wedding Day

By |2019-05-23T16:43:45+00:00December 21st, 2018|Antique Frames, Bespoke Frame Manufacturing, United Arab Emirates Frames, Wedding Photos|

Frames are no longer just being used for displaying luxury artwork.  Times are changing and frames are being used for many other things, including one of the most surprising events of all - weddings.   In fact, period frames have fast become one of the most surprising ways to make [...]

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