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At Lovelys we have been providing a professional bespoke picture framing service since 1891. We were one of the first to import lengths of picture moulding from Germany, a revolutionary step unheard of in the 1890's. Today we offer a choice of over 400 different mouldings and specialise in a wide range of framing services from our on-site workshop in Northdown Road, Cliftonville.
At Lovelys we frame to the highest conservation standards ensuring your artwork is protected for future generations and to preserve its value. Our experienced and friendly staff offer invaluable help and advice on all aspects of framing your artwork. Our imaginative and creative approach with attention to detail ensures you will find the perfect frame to best compliment your artwork.
Over 400 mouldings to choose from including hand finished, aluminium and ovals andcircles in a variety of colours and styles.
We offer a wide range of creative mount designs using conservation mountboards, in an extensive choice of colours, including:
We stock a comprehensive range of glazing options including –
Lovelys have specialized in the expert conservation of oils and works of art on paper for over 100 years. In our fully equipped restoration studio, we can put the sparkle back into any oil, watercolour or old print.
In the case of works on paper, the most common problem is the appearance of foxing (brown spots) which can be remedied effectively. Old oil paintings often have have varnish that has become discoloured.
After careful removal and any cleaning that is required, the painting will be restored to its original colours. We can also restore oil paintings that have been damaged, in the case of tears in the canvas.
The example shown here is a before and after photo of a typical restoration project.