Corner sample finishes represent
just one of the many possibilities available for that style. Our finishes
can be interchanged and customized to fit your needs. We welcome your creativity
when designing a frame. Please remember that our frames are hand finished.
Minor variations are normal for this type of work. They add to the unique
beauty and character of each frame. If you have a corner sample you would
like to match please send it to us when ordering.
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below to see pictures of how the finishes look
F01a- Gold Antique: 22k gold leaf over red clay,
umber wash and medium antiquing with fly specs.
F01a- Gold Antique: Pictured on a frame that is not
F01b- Gold Antique Creppe: Gold antique with creppe
F02a- Silver Antique: Antiqued 12k white gold for
the silver color.
F02b- Warm Silver Antique: 12k over red clay, warm
umber wash and medium rub with fly specs.
F03a- Gold Heavy Antique: 22k gold extra dark and
heavily distressed for a very aged look.
F03a- Gold Heavy Antique: Pictured on a frame with
a flat panel and no carving.
F03b- Gold Heavy Antique dull: Pictured with an un-burnished
F04- French Gold: 22k gold leaf over yellow clay
with red highlights. White, yellow, umber wash.
F04- French Gold: Pictured on non carved frame.
F05a- Wood finish #5: Walnut stain based wood with
yellow shellac wash and rub.
F05a- Wood finish #5: Pictured on flat profile
F05b- Wood finish #5: With gold heavy antique lip.
F06a- French Silver: 12K white gold over yellow
clay with red highlights, French wash, ochre sides.
F06a- French Silver: Pictured on a frame that is
F06b- French Silver over blue panel: With blue clay
on flat panel section.
F07- French Pale: 22k gold leaf over yellow &
red clays. Pale wash, cut marks.
F08a- Gold Brushed: 22k gold, brushed finish over
F08b- Silver Brushed: 12k white gold, brushed finish
over red clay.
F08c- Silver Brushed over blue: 12k white gold, brushed
finish over blue clay.
F08d- Silver Brushed over black: 12k white gold,
brushed finish over black clay.
F09- Silver Brushed Dull Panel: 12k Brushed with
an unburnished matte panel or scoop.
F10a- Finish #10: Rustic gesso finish with brown
wax. Usually combined with gold or metal leaf.
F10b- Chestnut Finish #10: Rustic gesso & wax
finish with brownish tones.
F11a- Gold Brown Crackle: Antique 22k gold finish
with brown crackle paint.
F11a- Gold Brown Crackle: Pictured on a carved frame.
F11b- Antique Gold Crackle Finish: Antiqued 22k gold
over red with crackle.
F12- Gold Clean: Modern bright 22k gold finish with
minimal or no lap marks over red clay.
F12- Gold Clean: Pictured on a hand carved frame.
F13- Gold Rub: Modern bright gold, medium rub to
show bole and lap marks. Over any clay color.
F14- Gold Antique Dull Panel: Antique Gold finish
with matte panel.
F15- Gold Heavy Antique Dull Panel: Heavy Antique
Gold finish with matte panel.
F16a- Gold Antique Dull Dark finish: 22k dark stain
with matte panel American wash with shellac.
F16b- Gold Antique Dull Dark finish over blue: Over
F17- Silver Rub: Modern bright white gold, medium
rub showing bole and lap marks. Over any clay.
F18- Silver Antique over blue: 12k white gold antiqued
over blue clay.
F19- Silver Antique over black: 12k white gold antiqued
over black clay.
F20- Finish #20: 22k or 12k extra antique over
maroon clay (Yellow highlights on 22k) custom wash.
F21w- Silver Finish #21W: Silver (12k), More Antique
over brownish clay, warm silver wash.
F21b- Gold Finish #21B: Gold (22k), More antique
over brownish clay with more rub on gold.
F23a- Silver finish #23: 12 white gold over yellow
and red clays. Custom antique wash.
F23b- Gold finish #23: 22k yellow gold over yellow
and red clays. Custom antique wash.
F24a- Lemon Gold: 18k gold over red, umber wash.
F24b- Lemon Gold Dull Panel: 18k gold over red with
unburnished dull panel and umber wash.
F25- Gold Finish #25: Gold (22k), Darker antique
finish with more rub and cut marks, custom wash.
F26- Stained Gold: 22k Gold with stained antique
F27- Stained Silver: 12k white gold with stained
F28- Gold Heavy Rub over Red: 22k gold modern finish
with a heavy rub to show more red.
F29- Gold Heavy Rub over Blue: 22k gold modern finish
with a heavy rub to show blue.
F30- Metal Leaf finish #30: Metal Leaf with raw umber
wash and shellac.
F31- Silver Heavy Rub over Blue: 12k white gold modern
finish with a heavy rub to show more blue.
F32- Gold Red & Black Rub: 22k modern gold over
red & black with a heavy rub.
F33- Gold Antique Red & Black Rub: 22k gold over
red & black with an antique finish.
F34- Silver Antique Dull Panel over gray: 12k white
gold over gray antique finish with matte panel.
F35- Gold ML Finish #35: Metal leaf finish extra
rub and highlights on edges. Dark wash.
F36- Silver Finish "J": With 12k white gold.
F37- Rusty Gold: 22k Gold with Rusty looking Antique
F38- Gold Finish "J": 22k gold over yellow with red
highlights. Raw and burnt umber wash.
F39a- Similoro Wash: Metal leaf antiqued to show
yellow and red undertones, French wash.
F39b- Similoro ML: Metal leaf antiqued to show red
and some yellow, umber wash
F40- Gold ML Finish #40: Metal leaf finish, yellow
clay, steel wood rub, American wash.
F41- ML Reddish: Metal leaf antiqued to show red
undertones, umber wash.
F42a- Silver ML Wash: Silver Metal leaf antiqued
to show red and yellow undertones, umber wash.
F42b- Silver ML Modern finish: Modern bright silver
metal leaf finish.
F43a- Gold Heavy Rub over Black: 22k gold modern
finish with a heavy rub to show black.
F43b - Silver Heavy Rub over Black: 12k gold modern
finish with a heavy rub to show black.
F44- Bronze Finish: Copper metal leaf with a brushed
F45- Black over Metal leaf: Gold metal leaf under
F46- Tinta Negra: Black ink finish with red undertones.
Pictured with gold lip.
F47- Dark Tinta Negra: Black ink finish with light
red undertones. Pictured with gold lip.
F48a- Dark Tinta Negra with Red Edges: Black ink
finish with extra red showing on edges.
F48b- Black over black clay: No red showing.
F49a- Dutch Finish: Dark Black ink finish light red
undertones. Dutch wash.
F49b- Dutch Finish with gold ML lip: With gold metal
F50- Mahogany Finish: Blank ink Sponge finish with
F51a- Bronzino Finish: Dark wood finish with green
and leafed undertones.
F51b- SPC Bronzino Finish: Variation on the Bronzino
finish with gold or silver ML accents.
F52- Rosewood Finish: Wood finish with soft red and
F53a- Amber Finish: Amber colored wood stain finish
with black, red and orange toning.
F53b- Gold Antique Amber Finish: With 22k gold.
F54- Rustic Finish: Rustic brown wood finish. Usually
combined with gold or metal leaf.
F55- Silver Clean Light Wash: Bright 12k white gold
over red clay with clear shellac & light wash.
F56- Bamboo Finish: Natural wood finish with amber
F57- Dark-wood Finish: Dark stain finish often combined
with veneer panels.
F58- Antique White Dark Finish: White Gesso and wax
F59a- Stained Ebony Finish: Ebony wood finish rubbed
F59b- Stained Ebony Finish with Silver antique lip:
Ebony wood finish with 12k lip.
F60- Dutch over Yellow: Black ink finish over yello.
F61- Pale Gold: 18k gold over gray clay, white and
umber wash. Brushed or Antique finishes.
F62a- Silver museum finish PF04: 12k over yellow
& red. Custom wash for carved frames only.
F62b- Gold museum finish PF05: 22k over yellow &
red. Custom wash for carved frames only.
F63- Gold light wash PF12: 22k gold over red clay
with special light wash.
F64- Special silver over blue PF24: 12k white gold
over blue clay with special wash.
F65- Special gold red & black rub PF25: 22k
gold with special red & black rub
F66- Verde Wood Finish: Stained finish with green
undertones for carved frames.
F67- Silver antique over black and red clays: 12k
over black and red. For carved frames.
F68- Moon Gold Light Wash: 22k modern moon gold over
red clay with a light wash.
F69- Moon Gold over red: 22k modern moon gold over
F69- Moon Gold over red: Pictured on a step profile.
F70- Moon Gold light antique over blue: 22k moon
gold over red and blue clay with light antique.
F71- Moon Gold rub over black: 22k modern moon gold
over black clay with medium rub.
F72- Clean black finish: Hand painted modern black
F73- Clean black with silver clean lip: 12k lip with
light wash, rest hand painted modern black.
F74- Clean white finish: Satin modern white
F75- Gold museum finish #2
F76- Modern Zinc Finish
F77- Brushed Zinc Finish
F78- Gold Regio Finish: 22k gold over yellow and
red clay. Umber wash.
F79- Silver Regio Finish: 12k white gold over yellow
and red clay. Umber wash.
F80- Pewter Finish
F81-Silver, special finish: 12k over red clay with
light scratch marks