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Buying & Selling Antique and Old Picture Frames
A Short Guide to Buying and Selling Antique Frames
Antique, old, and vintage picture frames have become collectable and valuable pieces of art in there own right. Examples of 19th Century composition frames, carved frames, veneer frames and the often seen oak frames can all be found for sale on eBay as can many Victorian and Edwardian mass produced frames and modern reproduction frames that are sometimes sold as antiques. It can be difficult for buyer and s...
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What is a Water Gilded Picture Frame? What is Gilding?
Water gilding is a highly skilled and very labor intensive technique. Each stage in the process is time consuming. The quality of finish is unrivalled and to an expert it is instantly recognizable. Used over the centuries on furniture and picture frames, Water gilding can only be used indoors and the process is the only way that the appearance of solid gold can be replicated. Today water gilding is used on frames for contemporary paintings and high quality reproduction frames of antique style...