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Acrylic vs. Glass

We offer both glass and acrylic for all of your framing needs. Some of our customers prefer one over the other and we believe there is a time and place for both options. Glass is less likely to scratch, but acrylic won’t break as easily. We advise acrylic for pieces in kid’s room, high traffic areas, or to keep the weight down on larger pieces. It is also beneficial when art needs to be shipped or will be carried to different events, etc. Since acrylic is almost perfectly clear, there is no noticeable shift in color of your images. Standard framing grade acrylic has better UV blocking properties than standard glass (about 60% better) and UV acrylic will block up to 97% of the harmful wavelengths of light that can cause your precious memories to fade in time.

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