FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SendAFrame.com Partners with Leading Antique Frame Brokerage and
New York, NY - April 17, 2002 - SendAFrame, Inc. (www.SendAFrame.com), the
Internet photo and fashion frame company, and Balfour & Wessels Framefinders Inc. (www.Framefinders.com); America's first antique frame brokerage and
auction house, announced a strategic marketing alliance. Under the terms of
the agreement, SendAFrame.com will be the exclusive table photo frame
sellers for Framefinders, providing access to unique, hard to find, antique
photo frames circa 1870 to 1925.
SendAFrame has partnered with Framefinders to make available
to customers the finest of antique table frame selections. The Framefinders
alliance enables SendAFrame users to first view their photographs in these
authentic and fine antique frames before making their purchase.
"We are thrilled to be partners with SendAFrame.com," said
Edward Charles Balfour, CEO of Framefinders Inc. "We have seen a renewed
interest and appreciation in authentic, antique frames and we are
happy to make them accessible to SendAFrame customers.”
Examples of these exciting offerings are frames by
well-known Charles Eastlake, a British architect, tastemaker and author of
the 1800’s Arts & Crafts movement. Eastlake broke the traditional, heavily
carved and gilded style of the period by producing frames with overlaying
composition molding over wood incised with abstract geometric designs.
SendaFrame.com makes the process of finding, selecting and purchasing a
unique gift fast, easy and hassle-free. Several features guide customers
through the gift selection process. Billed as America’s largest online frame
selection, shoppers can choose from an array of stylish, designer frames at
all price points, all in one place. Some of the featured names include: John
Hardy®, Dooney & Bourke®, Lisa Jenks®, Rare Woods®, Versace®, Bulgari®,
Nicole Miller®, Belleek® china, and Rosenthal® crystal.
With SendAFrame, users can send high quality personalized
gifts in just a few easy steps: upload a digital photo, preview the photo in
a frame and purchase the finished gift which includes a personal Kodak®
photo. SendAFrame ships its customers’ gift-wrapped presents in about one
hour. FedEx is free for orders over $50.00.
About Framefinders Inc.
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Framefinders Inc. is America's first highly successful antique frame
brokerage and auction house located in New York City. Founders, Edward
Balfour and Justin Wessels provide professional framing experience to
collectors of fine artworks. Framing experts work hand-in-hand selecting or
creating the perfect frame for any artwork. Framefinders makes antique
period frames and museum-quality replicas accessible and affordable to art
galleries, interior designers, and private collectors.