Military & Services
Military medals are regular framing projects, primarily from the First and Second World War. The addition of photographs, badges, details of unit and dates of service can greatly enhance the display.
Mount colours are typically, green, navy blue and air force blue, as well as the usual neutral creams and off whites. Regimental colours can also be introduced as part of the design.
All work is carried out to conservation standards, items are pinned, stitched or encapsulated, we try to avoid it, but where adhesives have to be used they are water-based and reversible.
We also frame many police retirement gifts. A great item to give to a colleague as a leaving gift.
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Medals including photo and brief biography. The mount is in the regimental colours, darker blue for the main mount and light blue hand coloured bevel.
These are two flags stitched to a backing board with a mount, incorporating a gold slip, in the regimental colours.
Here a 19th Century sword has been mounted above red fabric. The same fabric has been used to line the inner frame and the inside edge has been lined with a red and gold piping to match the sword's hilt.
This David Shepherd limited edition print shows the early days of the SAS operating in the North African desert. Along the bottom of the picture is a map of North Africa showing various airfields and targets raided by the regiment. The gold line extends around the other three sides with light and dark blue lines, the regimental colours, either side. All line decoration was done by hand.
A Parachute Regimental Certificate with wings badge. The shape of the badge has been carved into the maroon mount.
Ribbons, text box and photographs surrounded by a triple layer mount in the same RAF colours of the ribbons.
An early SAS jeep in North Africa circa 1942 with multi layer carved mount with union jack, regimental badge and motto.
A variation on the previous SAS piece this included regimental badges and text boxes detailing the event and regimental battle honors.