Artists have always portrayed squirrels as hardworking and symbolic of being prepared and resourceful, due to their nature of gathering nuts and hiding them as a safeguard for the winter months. 16th century master Albrecht Durer has a penchant for depicted woodland animals. These little creatures are also playful, social creatures and are often seen in pairs or groups, but they also enjoy simply resting on a tree branch enjoying the peace and quiet.
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.