Framing a scroll

First, see General Framing Info or our Step-by-step Asian Artwork Framing Tutorial. Or, you might be looking for How to Care For and Hang Your Wall Scroll.
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Framing a scroll

Post by Customer » Sep 25, 2009 9:46 am

I was trying to see what a chinese scroll meaning "never give up" looks like.also how much it would be if it were completely framed by you.Do you always have to frame a hanging scrool.I know nothing about calligraphy that is why I asked.I am going through a tough medical condition and have a fight on my hands that's why I picked "Never give up"
thanks for any info you can give me and help

Jim

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Post by Gary » Sep 25, 2009 10:30 am

You can find virtually any common idea or phrase for Chinese and/or Japanese calligraphy by simply entering the phrase, or a topic word into the "Calligraphy Search" box which appears at the upper left of any of our web pages.

Here is a shortcut to your search:
http://www.orientaloutpost.com/shufa.ph ... er+give+up

We also have a Never Give Up page, which has most of the same, but for whatever reason, a few different entries:
http://www.orientaloutpost.com/never-give-up.php

If you click the "select and customize" button on one of those phrases, and then select a calligrapher, you will be taken to a page where you can visually see the many different silk color, paper color, and mounting options that we offer. Note: more options are available from the master calligraphers than our standard calligrapher.

As for framing:
What you will want to do is order a "portrait mount" instead of a wall scroll. This will give you the artwork in a "ready-to-frame" condition. It's also $13 less than a wall scroll mount.

We don't have our own framing shop in the USA. We do a little in China at our workshop, but it's either impossible or very expensive to ship framed artwork from China.

You can find a private framer in your area, and go through the very personal process of picking out the moulding, glazing, and other details for your framing project.

Here's some framing info that may be helpful to you:
http://www.orientaloutpost.com/framing.php
http://www.orientaloutpost.com/howtoframe.php

Cheers,
-Gary.

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