Frames

Its All About Options.

We provide a framing service.

You will have the option to add a frame when ordering the star map.

If you prefer to contact us to add a frame after you have placed the order, email us at help@thenightsky.com with the order number immediately after you have placed the order, with the request to add a frame. We will then send you a paypal payment request to pay for the framing service. Once payment is complete and you send us a screenshot of proof of payment, we will add the frame to the order so that you will receive a framed print.

See more examples here: https://thenightsky.com/pages/the-night-sky-framed-prints

Materials

Picture frame / Picture moulding

Created from high-quality wood, milled with simple clean lines and presented with a satin finish. The frame has a square, modern profile which works well in both contemporary and traditional environments. We have three colors to choose from: Natural Wood color, White or Black.

Picture Glazing

Plexiglass provides increased UV protection, is extremely robust and offers less glare than float glass. 

Weight  Frame weight for hanging purposes is 4 1/2 lbs or 2.1 kg

Thickness 2.5m x 2.5 cm/1 inch x 1 inch

Framing process

Each framed print is individually handmade by specialist picture framers.We cut frames using a traditional Morsø guillotine (a machine and process dating back over a hundred years) or with an automatic saw for volume production. The print is dry mounted and the frame is then sealed.All framed prints are delivered ready for hanging directly on your walls.

If you are ordering and wish to add a frame to your existing order, please contact help@thenightsky.com as soon as possible after placing your order. If you decide to frame your print at home, check out our 'What Frame Should I Get' article on the help page of the website.

Please note that framed orders take 3 business days longer to process.

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If you want to frame it yourself this is what you need to know:

In USA, Canada and Mexico:

The print is 18" x 24" on museum grade, art matte, acid free paper and printed using archival ink. The print is designed to fit any 18x24 inch/ 45.7cm x 61cm  frame - if you want the mat surround then go for the 22x28 inch/ 55.88x71.12 cm  frame with 2 inch/ 5 cm mat.

Amazon have endless choices and a lot of people recommend Target, Hobby Lobby and Michaels. If you're looking for something special then your local framing store should be able to help.

In Australia and New Zealand:

You have a choice of 18" x 24 inch / 45.7cm x 61 cm or 50 x 70 cm  on museum grade, art matte, acid free paper and printed using archival ink. For 18x24 inch the print is designed to fit any 18x24 inch/45.7cm x 61 cm frame - if you want the mat surround then go for the 22x28 inch /60x80 cm frame with 2 inch/ 5 cm mat.  For the larger 50x70 cm print if you want a mat surround then go for 60x80 cm frame with 5 cm mat.

https://www.framesnow.com.au/night-sky-frames/ is a store that specialises in 18x24 inch/ 45.7cm x 61 and 50x70 cm frames frames for nightsky prints.

Spotlight Australia also have suitable frames

:https://www.google.ie/search?q=frames%20site%3Aspotlightstores.com&rlz=1CAASUE_enIE759IE759&oq=spotlight+Australia&aqs=chrome.0.0l6.6222j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&ved=0ahUKEwjuo7_zp5TcAhXpJsAKHTmrAJwQ2wEILQ&ei=q4hEW66iMunNgAa51oLgCQAmazon have endless choices. Try https://www.frameshop.com.au/photo-frames/ 

or 

https://www.framesnow.com.au/product-category/frames/?filter_size-cm=61-x-45-7-cm&query_type_size-cm=or 

 If you're looking for something special then your local framing store should be able to help.

In Europe and the Rest of the World:

The print is 50cm x 70cm on museum grade, art matte, acid free paper and printed using archival ink. The print is designed to fit any 50cm x 70cm frame. if you want the mat surround then go for the 55.88x71.12 cm frame with 5.08 cm mat.  

IKEA is the most recommended store for Frames and they have good options for matting. Their Virserum frame is 61x91cm and has a mat surround and looks really gorgeous with the star map. You can also try: https://www.frames.co.uk/smart-search/50/70/cm/Most%20Popular/Single%20Mount/Smooth%20White/Black

If your looking for something special then we always recommend your local framing store.

Hope this helps!


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