not WINDOW GLASS, It's Tru Vue:
The Frame Shop chooses only Tru
Vue for our customer's projects. As true conservation
framers, we know the glass you choose makes a significant
difference in your projects life expectancy.
At any given time, The
Frame shop has over 50 boxes of the highest quality glass
available in varying sizes and types in-shop for our
customers. If it's not the right size out of the box, we cut it
for you ourselves. It's a lot of inventory to carry but we know
how important it is to offer a selection that meets your
individual needs. (We were even brave enough to show you part
of one of our work rooms! Beautiful beautiful glass (below)...)
Tru Vue sets the
standard in quality picture frame glazing that enhances, protects, and beautifies.
From custom framing to conservation and preservation in museums
and galleries across the globe, Tru Vue is
known as a leader and innovator in the protection and
conservation of all things framed and displayed. Tru Vue's
advanced, optically coated glazing products help protect framed
art from up to 99 percent of harmful indoor and outdoor UV
rays—UV rays that can cause art to fade over time. And our
magnetron sputtered, anti-reflective coating is engineered for
demanding optical requirements, durability, and strength.
No matter what Tru Vue® glass or acrylic you use, you can be
sure you’re showcasing and protecting works of art and
displays with the highest quality glazing in the industry.
is the best glazing option for all framed works of art (it is
used on the violin, right). Museum Glass is the highest
quality anti-reflective picture framing glass available in the
industry. Tru Vue® has a proprietary manufacturing
process, called Magnetron Sputtering, which produces an ultra
protective, nearly invisible finish. It protects against
99% of harmful indoor and outdoor UV light rays and has the
highest light transmission along with the lowest reflection
rating of any other glass product. The result is
consistent, durable quality and the most attractive display for
Conservation Reflection Control®
with 99% UV Protection is chemically finished on one side,
scattering light as it strikes the glass. This matte-like
finish enhances the beauty of the artwork by protecting the
piece from unwanted glare or distortion. Additionally, the
UV protection helps protect fading, discoloration and
embrittlement caused by harmful light rays.
Tru Vue uses a proprietary coating process of microscopic,
silica-based UV blocking agents that are cured onto the surface
of a glass substrate to produce an ultra protective lite of
glass that enhances true colors and protects art from fading.
Over time, indoor and outdoor ultraviolet rays take a toll on
artwork and cause fading. Paper can become faded,
discolored, and brittle, causing irreversible damage that ruins
the artwork. Conservation Clear framing glass with 99% UV
protection helps protect art from fading by blocking harmful
indoor and outdoor light rays, preserving art for years longer
than regular glass.
Glass can act like a mirror, causing glare and distracting
viewers from the works of art on display. Reflection
Control® glass is chemically finished to scatter light as it
strikes the glass. This subtle, matte-like treatment
protects artwork from unwanted glare or distortion.
Artwork deserves the highest quality regular glass available and
you can find it with Tru Vue Premium Clear framing glass.
This quality durable glass showcases your artwork.
Optium Acrylic® is a lightweight, anti-static, clear-coated acrylic that provides
greater security than traditional glazing. Optium Acrylic® products are manufactured
utilizing a clear, hard-coated abrasion-resistant acrylic sheet.
A magnetron sputtered thin film multi-layered anti-reflection
coating is applied to both sides of the acrylic sheet using a
patented Tru Vue® Optium® technology. The coating is
engineered for demanding optical requirements, durability, and