Art Conservation Framers was established in 1986 by the husband and wife team of Tony Rich and Ruth Hopkins. They have developed a team of highly skilled conservators & craftsmen, and most recently both their sons, Reuben & Alexander have joined the business. Reuben, an expert in the carving & gilding of period frames and frame restoration now has his own business – Rich and Davis
Art Conservation Framers are his agent in Melbourne and carry his full range of samples.
Art Conservation Framers are known for their philosophy of integrity and absolute commitment to the care of artwork. They have a deep respect for craftsmanship and the promotion of only the finest quality materials & products. Their business is also dedicated to environmentally sustainable practices including (but not limited to) the sourcing of sustainable timbers, the restoration of old timbers & frames, reducing waste and recycling where possible.