241 8th Ave, New York

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Expert framers preserve art, photos, and documents with custom framing and help customers decorate homes with art

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Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
May 13, 2022
Great business; highly recommended
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Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
May 11, 2022
Excellent work and communication. I brought a one of a kind piece so precious to me and it was handled with such care and beautifully and specifically framed ;)
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Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
March 28, 2022
Jaman was very friendly and helpful. I went to this shop because of Jaman's five-star reviews, so I had expected great services, but his works were beyond my expectation! My paintings look gorgeous and far much better with his frames. I will definitely go back there again.
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Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
March 21, 2022
Great place. The owner is a sweet guy who knows what he is doing. Had 2 large pieces reframed. Price was very fair and the workmanship is terrific. I will definitely go there again.
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Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
January 12, 2022
Helpful and patient, would gladly return. I got a poster and a painting framed.
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Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
August 29, 2021
Very helpful in choosing frame and mat for artwork. Great suggestion about using museum glass. I would definitely use their services again.
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Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
August 13, 2021
Very friendly and professional, and understands my needs and the time frame (no pun intended) that I need my artwork framed.
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Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
April 25, 2021
Great service with good recommendation on design of matte and frame for my artwork.
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  • $34 for $100 toward custom framing services
  • $51 for $200 toward custom framing services

Conservation Framing: A Shield Against Acid and Light

Frames add elegance to any work of art, but they can also protect it from the ravages of time. Read on to learn framers’ techniques for preserving images.

Paintings have been known to last for nearly 40,000 years on the walls of a cave, but most artwork in the world may not last more than a few decades above a living-room mantel. Continually exposed to environmental factors, even professionally framed pieces will degrade, fade, and potentially decay over time if not properly preserved. To mitigate this, conservation-framing techniques protect delicate works by focusing on two parts of a frame’s anatomy: the mat and the glass.

In an acidic environment, the fibers in artwork gradually break down—a process that accelerates the longer it isn’t treated. To shield against acid exposure, conservation mats are treated to make sure they are pH neutral or slightly alkaline. Typically, the mats also consist of cotton rag or purified wood that tests negative for the presence of lignin, a common chemical compound that produces acid over time.

Although standard glass works well to protect artwork from probing fingers and curious tongues, it still leaves paintings vulnerable to UV radiation, both from the sun and from fluorescent lighting. Available in a number of classes and price points, conservation glass filters out most—up to 98%—of UV radiation, preventing colors from fading due to photolytic degradation while still allowing for, in many cases, seamless visual clarity.

Fine Print

Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 12 per person. May be repurchased every 365 days. Limit 1 per visit. Limit 1 per household. Valid only for option purchased. All goods or services must be used by the same person. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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