FAQ: Limited Edition Giclee Prints 

What is a Limited Edition?

With limited editions, artists restrict the total amount of artworks produced in the edition, so that each individual work will retain its value over time.  

Are the prints on this series hand-made originals or Reproductions?

Yes, the prints are mechanically reproduced Giclee prints, unless specified otherwise.

What is an archival print?

Archival prints are museum-quality pieces that use refined particles of pigment to create beautiful, high-resolution finished artwork. As its name suggests, this method of printing creates artwork that is designed to last for a long time.

How long does an archival print last?

Prints can last approx. 200 years in the photo album, 80-years on display behind glass (light fastness) and 50-years without the glass (gas fastness).

Why are archival prints so expensive?

Because embellishments make the work more original, it becomes more valuable and rare. The high quality and long lifespans of giclées ensure that the prints appreciate in value. As an artist becomes more popular and their work becomes more in demand, their limited edition prints will increase in value

What is archival paper?

quality archival paper is an especially permanent, durable acid-free paper. Archival paper is meant to be used for publications of high legal, historical, or significant value. ... Conservation-grade — acid-free, buffered paper made from wood-based pulp. Archival-grade (also Museum-grade) — cotton rag paper made from cotton pulp.

How do you handle giclee prints?

How to handle a Giclée printAlways handle you Giclée print wearing cotton gloves and avoid touching the print itself.If you don't have gloves, make sure you have clean hands and do not touch the ink – even the smallest amount of oil or grease that occurs naturally can damage an inkjet.

How will my print be shipped?

Your print will arrive unframed in a cardboard mailer or tube depending on print size.  Your print will be shipped within 5 days from receipt of order. Once shipped, Buyer will receive a shipment confirmation via e-mail, or will receive notification if any delays occur. 

What if I want to return the print for a refund?  

The Buyer has 30 days to return undamaged print for a full refund.

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