Composition
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In addition to making carved frames of the highest quality, we also make composition frames, hand produced ornament that is created by squeezing a hard setting putty into period antique carved boxwood moulds. Compositon was extensively used through the nineteenth century, having been introduced at the end of the eigthteenth century. The recipe we use is the very same used by Robert Adam. We have over 700 antique moulds in our collection, also serving as an invaluable library of ornament for reference purposes. We are sometimes called upon to create a mould for a unique ornament, so are not limited in any way to a range of patterns.
Collection of Boxwood moulds