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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 [...]

February 2019

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 [...]

August 2018

Gold Leaf Manufacturing: A Highly Skilled Process

By |2018-08-28T16:46:37+00:00August 7th, 2018|Antique Frames, Gold Leaf|

It probably goes without saying to most people that gold is one of the most valuable of all metals. It retains this high value due to its natural beauty, but also because it is one of the most malleable metals, meaning it can be moulded into the most intricate of [...]

April 2018

Showroom Tour

By |2018-08-28T17:11:26+00:00April 27th, 2018|

UK manufactured, bespoke picture frames The video below will provide a brief look through the doors of our showroom. Please get in touch to arrange a personal viewing.

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March 2018

How To Order

By |2018-08-28T16:59:37+00:00March 9th, 2018|

How to order It's very simple; either enter your details into the form on this page, or call us on +44 (0)1255 673707 and one of our team will be able to assist you further. We can mix and match any moulding with any finish. The list is infinite, [...]

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Gold & Silver Leaf

By |2019-07-25T00:56:23+00:00March 9th, 2018|

3 widths available 2 ¼", 2 ¾", 3 ½" Our highly competitive pricing means you can afford these exquisite finishes to complement your artwork. All our profiles are available in 12ct, 16ct and 23.75ct gold and silver leaf. You can choose from full coverage or combine bands with subtle washed colours. [...]

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Frequently Asked Questions

By |2018-08-28T16:58:42+00:00March 8th, 2018|

Below you'll find a selection of our most frequently asked questions concerning our bespoke picture frames. Should you have any additional questions that you don't see answered here, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

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Five Interesting Picture Frame Facts

By |2018-08-28T16:45:34+00:00March 2nd, 2018|Antique Frames, The Art World, United States Frames|

The Smithsonian Magazine has uncovered five interesting facts concerning picture frames, that are interesting to any art expert. Did you know you can copy a frame without any copyright issues? If not, then read on. Five Facts About Picture Frames 1. The earliest American frames, known as American Empire Style [...]

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