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April 2021

Framing A Great – Washington Crossing The Delaware

By |2021-04-05T01:40:19+00:00April 5th, 2021|Bespoke Frame Manufacturing, Galleries, Period Frames, United States Frames|

A Brief History Of The Painting Washington Crossing The Delaware was painted by Emanuel Leutze in 1850, the painting commemorates George Washington crossing the Delaware River with the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.  Three versions of this painting were created between 1850 and 1851. The original [...]

March 2021

Artwork In The White House

By |2021-04-05T01:36:24+00:00March 22nd, 2021|Antique Frames, Galleries, Modern Frames, Period Frames, The Art World, United States Frames|

A Little History The artwork in The White House has grown largely over the years and is now known as the White House Collection, but what is on display does not include just paintings, it also includes other items such as, sculptures, glassware, ornates and even flooring. There [...]

February 2021

January 2021

Is My Frame A True Antique?

By |2021-02-02T04:52:06+00:00January 2nd, 2021|Antique Frames, Gold Leaf, Period Frames|

Antique Frames There are many fantastic reproductions of many things in the world today and Antique Frames is one of them. Antique Frames really are truly stunning pieces of craftsmanship and really do improve with time and age, adding character and value to the frame itself.  Being able [...]

October 2020

July 2020

Glass vs Perspex In Framing

By |2020-07-10T16:52:34+00:00July 10th, 2020|Antique Frames, Bespoke Frame Manufacturing, Modern Frames, Period Frames|

Glass Framing There are 2 main materials that are used in frames to contain the image, glass and perspex.  There are many pros and cons for both.  Here are some things to consider when choosing which best to use. Firstly we will look at glass. Below is a [...]

Woods Used In Picture Framing

By |2020-07-10T16:54:21+00:00July 1st, 2020|Antique Frames, Bespoke Frame Manufacturing, Period Frames, Personalised Frames|

Hard Wood and Soft Wood If you are considering a custom made picture frames there are many things to think about, for instance there are two types of wood categories, hard wood and soft wood.  Certain woods are better for building furniture and frames with than others. The [...]

June 2020

Period Frames – Our Top Galleries to see them in Ireland

By |2020-07-10T16:52:19+00:00June 10th, 2020|Antique Frames, Galleries, Period Frames, The Art World|

The National Gallery of Ireland Home to some of the most beautiful period frames in Ireland, and located in the centre of Dublin, The National Gallery of Ireland opened its doors to the public in 1864.   The Gallery currently has an extensive collection of Irish paintings, but is [...]

May 2020

The State Hermitage Museum

By |2020-05-20T07:56:27+00:00May 20th, 2020|Antique Frames, Gold Leaf|

History Of The Hermitage The State Hermitage Museum is located in St Petersburg, Russia and is the second largest art museum in the world. The Hermitage museum was founded in 1764 when the empress Catherine the Great met Johann Ernst Gotzkowsky, a merchant from Berlin and acquired a [...]

March 2020

Artwork at 10 Downing Street

By |2020-05-20T08:00:18+00:00March 16th, 2020|Antique Frames, Galleries, Gold Leaf, Period Frames, The Art World, United Kingdom|

Artwork at the Prime Ministers residence 10 Downing Street is one of the most famous addresses in the world with the most famous iconic front door.  It has been home to some influential people in history.  But did you know that inside the residence it is not only [...]

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