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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

Galleries Within Disney

By |2019-07-25T01:12:25+00:00July 25th, 2019|Galleries, Modern Frames, Period Frames, The Art World, United States Frames|

Hidden Galleries Everyone loves a trip to Disney, but what many people don't know is not only is it the most magical place on earth, but it also has a plethora of art on display too. There are two main galleries that are hidden away in this magical [...]

May 2019

The Louvre, Abu Dhabi

By |2019-05-23T17:04:56+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Abu Dhabi, Galleries, Modern Frames, Period Frames, United Arab Emirates Frames|

Bringing Art Cultures Together The Louvre, Abu Dhabi has become a cultural beacon in the Middle East allowing different art cultures to come together.  The origins of this wonderful gallery date back to 2007 when then French and United Arab Emirates came together to create a new kind [...]

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. [...]