Custom picture framing & printing - order online, delivery to your door across South Africa.

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©2019 by Frames Online - South Africa

How big is the picture that you would like to frame?

Measure the width and height of your artwork from edge to edge in mm

Not sure what to do, read the full measurement instructions here

Height (mm)

Width (mm)

Measuring Instructions

How to measure your artwork

Height (mm) 
Width (mm)

Lay your artwork out fully on a flat surface. Measure in mm from edge to edge, for both the width (left to right) and the height (top to bottom). 

The minimum picture size we frame is 100 mm x 100 mm.

The  maximum picture size we frame is 1500 cm x 1500 cm.

Measuring in mm

As an example, the width of a R100 note is measured to to be 146 mm  (which measured in cm is 14.6 cm) - remember to always measure your picture exactly in mm.

If you are unsure about anything - message us here for assistance.

 

Manufacture

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. 

Frame Moulds

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! 

Matboard

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.

Glaze

For the glaze, 2mm clear floating glass is used for its excellent visual and preservation properties, and the authentic feel that it gives a picture frame that acrylics or plastics simply cannot achieve.

 

Glass, although heavier than other glazing materials, is unmatched in terms of its ability to present and protect an artwork, and of course, it is 100% recyclable.