Threatened lake sturgeons appear on the spawning grounds in St. Lawrence. I descend into their midst each year to document their numbers and behaviour. Three decades-long conservation efforts here have been successful and this population is finally winning but others are not. Sturgeon survived the mass extinctions that killed the dinosaurs, they may not survive mankind. Demand for caviar and hydropower have erased these giants from the depths.
In keeping with our concerns about the environment, we carefully considered the type of wood for our mouldings. Over 90% of our exhibition frame mouldings produced from the hardwood Triplochiton Scleroxylon commonly known as African Maple or Ayous.
This wood species from the Sterculiaceae family is manufactured into moulding in Italy and is our choice since it stable, and most importantly is not listed in the CITES Appendices, and is reported by the IUCN as being a species of least concern. PEFCTM (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification schemes) and FSC® (Forest Stewardship Council®)
Chain of Custody certifications from BM TRADA Certification Ltd. Chain of Custody certification is the unbroken path which products take from the forest to the consumer, including all stages of manufacturing, transportation & distribution.
The best glass option for reflection-free and neutral viewing. Also incorporating a 70% UV filter to protect valuable artwork from fading over time. This anti-reflective coating is manufactured using an advanced magnetron sputtering process to deposit a molecular film. This technique guarantees unrivaled consistency durability and quality. This is a truly invisible glass!
Non-conductive, wideband coating designed to maximize transmittance on acrylic over the visible spectrum. It is specially designed for the high-performance needs of display applications.