Rats have been portrayed in visual media and has qualities of destructiveness, foresight, success and prosperity. In recent times, they have been the subject of graffiti artist Banksy's street art. And whilst the rat is linked with the Devil in Christianity, within Asian culture they are seen as an auspicious creature associated with intelligence and wealth. In the Chinese horoscope, the rat brought rice to human kind and is celebrated as the first sign of the zodiac chart.
Gives the frame its character and provides the perfect setting for an artwork to be fully enjoyed.
Protects the artwork from dust and wilting so that it can be admired for many years.
Adds depth to an image and works with the moulding to enhance and protect the artwork.
Bonds to the artwork ensuring it is perfectly smooth and holds the whole frame together.
The artwork is carefully mounted in preparation for framing.