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A scaled-down version of our popular Simplon frame, the Simplon Econo offers equally elegant simplicity in six rich finishes and a variety of sizes. It features a 3/8" rabbet.
These beautiful frames in gold leaf are hand-finished with the "Old World" technique of showing hand leafing lines between each individual leaf that reveals a thin black separation line.
Note — Hanging hardware not included.
Frame Depth — The depth of a frame refers to the depth of the frame's rabbet (the cut-out area behind the frame's molding that holds your artwork in place). To find a frame that will accommodate your artwork, measure the depth of the artwork, including any matting or mounting materials, and order a frame with a depth that is, at a minimum, the same as that measured depth.
Frame Dimensions — Frames are sized by the opening, not by the outside of the molding. To determine the size of frame to order, measure the outside of your artwork, including mat, and order that size frame. The frame will overlap your artwork ¼" all the way around, so your artwork will fit nicely behind the frame's molding.
Open Back Frames — These frames are meant to be hung on the wall and are sold as just the frame face. They are not shipped with backing material, glazing material, or hanging hardware. The open back frames are commonly used for traditional profile stretched canvases.
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Great inexpensive Frames
from Abilene, Texas
Comments about Blick Simplon Econo Wood Frames:
I paint outdoors regularly with friends. In order to take care of and show off a lot of work, I need this great-looking moulding to protect and enhance my paintings.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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I would buy this product again
from Boston, MA
Great product - super quick shipping.
from Joplin, MO
This is the second time I have purchased these frames. They are a good value and look much more expensive than they are.
Ho to frames
By Art guy
from Frankfort ky
Like these but simplon plein aire suit me better
from Port Charlotte fl
Perfect for plein air and paintouts!
from sedona, az
I love the design of these frames and they are obviously a good buy -- but more often than not when I receive them they are either damaged (cracked at corner joint) or have imperfections such as areas where the paint was not applied thoroughly. So disappointing. I would rather pay a bit more for them and have them arrive in good shape.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: We're sorry to hear that you've received some frames in poor condition, and we're happy to take care of this for you. One of our Customer Care Agents will be following up via email to see how we can help.
Great price performer
By Soccer Cezanne
from Stow, MA
The frame looks and feels like a much more expensive frame. Due to the low cost, you'll need to provide your own wire and eye hooks.
I would buy this again.
By Milwaukee Mike
from Milwaukee, WI
I usually like frames with linen liners but I bought this for a change and am really impressed.
Very happy with my purchase
from Wauwatosa, WI
I will be using this frame with a watercolor canvas that I purchased. I think it will look very nice with a watercolor on canvas.
FantastIc, professional looking frames at a terrific price!
from Rotonda, FL
Great for peon air. Shows off my paintings to their best advantage
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