Please provide us with the following information when submitting an inquiry, and someone from the Trefler’s team will help you determine the next steps.

Please describe your item(s) in as much detail as possible. Information such as dimensions, what materials the item is made of (i.e. wood, plaster, porcelain), and your item’s current condition are all very helpful for our experts to make an accurate estimate.

We suggest providing at least three .jpg images per item. These should include; one image of the entire object, and detailed views of the area(s) of damage and/or pieces. 

If you are submitting an inquiry for painting restoration, please provide an additional photograph of the back of the canvas.

Our team will review all inquiries and assess the best course of action to suit your needs.

We look forward to hearing from you.


From our framing Studio

The Art of Framing

From now through the end of October, Trefler’s is extending a 15% discount on your next custom framing project.

Trefler’s custom frame studio is open for socially-distanced consultations, by appointment. Our custom frame studio is an invaluable asset to our full range of restoration and conservation services, one which we are proud to have on-site to guide clients through what can otherwise be a daunting task.  With the collaboration and assistance of our framing specialists, creating the right custom frame, display case, or plinth is a simple and enjoyable process.

Why Framing Matters

The benefits of framing are first and foremost protective. A widely understood example is selecting an appropriate UV-blocking glass or Plexi, which will prevent light damage to an artwork. But framing also serves as quite literally a frame to highlight or accentuate a piece.
Whether fabricating a display plinth to showcase a 17th Century ceramic vessel, or a custom box to preserve an antique manuscript, there are countless examples of how tailored display methods both enhance and protect your artwork, and a seasoned framer learns the nuances of key details which can elevate a simple frame job, to a work of art in of itself.

“I gravitated towards framing because it can be very creative, fun and educational working alongside other artists and designers. I love creating new frames and seeing how it can change the perception and effect of certain artwork on the viewer or the room environment.”


Superior Vendors

Trefler’s is honored to work with some of the finest vendors for custom frame fabrication in the United States. Learn more about our trusted sources below.

Restoring Antique Frames

Trefler’s is able to structurally and cosmetically restore giltwood frames on-site, bringing sheen and luster back to antique frames with flaking gold leaf, or insecure backings.Our restorers also encourage re-finishing, to create a contemporary look while making use of a family heirloom.

All Under One Roof

In the event that you are embarking on a framing project as the result of environmental damage from flooding or fire, Trefler’s framing studio can work in concert with your insurance to ensure a seamless experience.

To learn more, or to schedule an appointment with one of our framing specialists, please reach out to us at:

15% discount applied to one full-priced framing project, through the end of October, 2020. Exclusions may apply

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  • From Trefler’s Custom Frame Shop: Closed Corner Frames

    Trefler’s custom framing studio is proud to offer a wide variety of framing solutions to suit almost any style, budget and environment. Moulding vendors such as Roma Moulding, Picture Woods and Larson Juhl provide finely crafted pre-finished moulding that can be used in framing projects to achieve any desired aesthetic from traditional to contemporary, rustic to minimal.

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  • Showcasing artworks on canvas with float frames

    Float frames owe their name to the illusion they create of “floating” a canvas artwork. This simple trick of the eye is no feat of complex engineering, but rather simply, is made possible because the underlying structure of a canvas artwork lends itself to the framing technique. Unlike works on paper, canvases have an internal frame, and are created by stretching a material such as cotton, linen or another fabric of choice across a wooden frame of “stretchers”. These stretchers are what give canvas paintings both depth and rigidity.

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  • Taking a closer look at convex glass

    If you’ve never heard the term convex glass until this very moment, not to worry, you aren’t alone. While convex glass was in fact once popularly used within decorative arts, it has since waned in favor.

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  • Preserving Memories

    Over the course of 2020, we’ve all embarked on our fair share of home organization projects. Whether you’ve banished anything that doesn’t bring you joy, or simply went excavating into the dark depths of your basement, it’s been a period where we’ve had more time than usual at home to take stock of what’s been stored away.

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