Picture Frames, Picture Framing and Picture Framers' Blog

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Cheap, simple, functional, effective and elegant clip frames, or frameless frames

Clip frames, available online here, are also colloquially, though often inaccurately, called ' Frameless frames', 'Snap frames' . ' Borderless frames' or 'Glass frames.' Clip framing is a very economical, effective and elegant method of displaying photographs, prints and other works on paper. This minimalist look ensures that the clip framing never intrudes or interferes for the attention of the framed art. Almost invariably, a clip frame will be made up of a piece of either glass pane or plastic, transparent glazing material, a Craftwood backing and several, chrome-plated Swiss steel clips to hold everything firmly clipped together. The clips can be unclipped or removed to insert the artwork inside, or in between the glazing material and back. Any art inserted can usually be removed and changed at a later date. After inserting the artwork, the clips are put back and the fitted clip frame ...

 
How can you ship or courier glass clip frames to me and not have any break?

Simply put, we know how to pack them. We have shipped frameless glass clip frames for a few years now and learned by experience. Also, we've learned that the the largest size we can safely ship is (A3 or 29.7 x 42 cm) after which we change to plastic glass. Essentially, we pack all glass frames with three layers of protective materials which reduces our to damages claim rate to about .01% In the quite rare occasions that the glass in the clip frames, photo frames, certificate frames or clip frames does break, we either replace the broken items or ship replacements with a next order. With that said, customers often ask us for advice on how to pack picture frames or photo frames for shipping. Here are some tips which we hope will be of help to you. Your picture frame will probably be glazed. If so, make an "X" with two masking or packing tape sections across the face of the glass. Should the ...