Conservation of precious memories

Today we were tasked with framing memories of a grandfather and navy man. Memories that his grandson felt needed conserving for future generations.

Old Navy photograph framed

A charcoal, Textured, wood moulding was chosen by the client to frame a Navy certificate and a large military photo of he's grandfather wearing he's navy uniform, which we agreed complimented the items beautifully.

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The certificate was also shadow float framed, which is a technique we like to use when we don’t want to put a mount over the top of a piece, usually where it would detract from the item. We feel that this method has helped showcase the age and character of the certificate, complete with raw edges.

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Using the same moulding as the certificate we also framed an old photo of his grandfather as a young boy, which gives a nice background to his story.

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Our client was happy with the finished pieces, and I’m sure they’ll be around for many years to come, a constant reminder of a past relative and his achievements, from a young boy to Navy veteran.