What goes into a Frames Online hand crafted picture frame?
All of our frames are hand-made in South Africa to the highest standards using materials that are assured to present and preserve your artwork or photograph to highest visual and archival standards. Each frame is handcrafted and made to order by our experienced framing team at our workshop in Boksburg, East of Johannesburg. Shop our frames now.
All of our frame moulds are profiled in house, and sourced from locally grown clear pine. Pine is a sturdy yet lightweight timber, which has low impact on the environment since it is grown sustainably right here in South Africa and is therefore the perfect material to construct beautiful, environmentally friendly picture frames!
The addition of a matboard or mounting board to a picture frame can give it the distinct finishing touches it needs to accentuate the art piece or photograph. Here at Frames Online we use only Peterboro mat boards, a producer of acid free papers known for their exemplary performance and archival abilities. Peterboro boards are constructed to the strictest standards as set out by the Fine Art Trade Guild.
For the glaze, a polycarbonate acrylic is used for its excellent visual properties, UV preservation performance as well as its strength and rigidity.
If you prefer glass glazing, we can fit your frame with glass, at special request, we do not however guarantee the shipment of that glass, although every effort to securely package it will be made.
If you require to have your art piece, photograph or poster fitted into your frame by Frames Online, please let us know after placing your order. Once you have finalised your order online, simply drop off your artwork at your nearest Postnet to be delivered to our workshop in Boksburg. Fitment cost R100 per frame.
Once your frame is built and your art piece fitted (if opted) our trusted delivery partners, The Courier Guy, will deliver your frame to your door. Free delivery order over R1000 (see rates here) or if you prefer, come through to our Boksburg Workshop to collect your frame personally, open hours between 9am and 3pm.