Purvis Gallery & Framing

Photo of Purvis Gallery interior
Photo of Purvis Gallery interior
Photo of Purvis Gallery interior
Photo of Purvis Gallery interior
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A Brief History

Custom picture framing since 1987, we specialize in preservation framing

For three generations, our family of framers has delivered quality picture framing and services that exceeded our customers’ expectations.

We have the most current moulding collections to assist you in designing any custom framing project. Additionally, our specialized training and years of experience enable us to provide you with preservation framing, using museum approved techniques when required.

Framing isn’t just what we do, it’s what we love. We are honoured not only to have your trust with what is most treasured by you, but to carry out your vision of its display to life!

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NEWS

Facebook Posts

It's 474 days left for me as of today.Looking back, we used a lot of different design elements in the 90s, including special cuts in our mats, as you can see by this intersecting channel groove in the 2nd piece, "Chinese New Year".These cuts became more and more popular, so it was a natural choice to take a course to expand this technique. Behold my certificate from that course! 😄 ... See MoreSee Less
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Days until retirement: 481Picking up the story from the '90s, we were using more and more decorative elements to enhance our framing. This brass rubbing measured nearly 3 ft tall, so it already had presence...we just needed to work with that. So we chose a strong burnished metal frame with rosette corner caps to compliment the silver wax of the rubbing, and an antique gold mat to tie in with the gold bits. All in all, the presentation was perfect. Timeless too, if I may say. As I look at this old photo, I like how the piece turned out just as much today as I did 30+ years ago. ... See MoreSee Less
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Good morning FB friends! I now have 488 days to go 😀 and today's trip down memory lane takes us to our early days of framing in the late '80s, early '90s. Our frames were clean and crisp, but a bit plain, so my dad (Gord) raised the bar on our frame designs by adding Channel Grooves to our designs. It added a touch of elegance and became very popular. I'm not sure if you can tell from these old photos or not, but he also introduced Raised Mats, which added depth and another level of interest, and is a design element I still use from time to time today. ... See MoreSee Less
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Testimonials

"I have had many items mounted and framed with beautiful results. The work they do is pure artistry."
Valerie C.
"Beautiful local framing with the care and love your keepsakes deserve."
Cameron M.
"Amazing Service and Very Friendly. Thank you so much Jayne for adding the finishing hardware to my sign and for doing it on the spot. Much appreciated"
Krista C.
"They do beautiful work,service is wonderful,they are just the sweetest and kindest women I know,I highly recommend them."
Joanne W.
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