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Old 08-15-2019, 10:02 PM
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Re: Color for shadow box with this piece inside?

Photograph it on a white, a midtone grey and a black background. See which makes it stand out most effectively in terms of value. Then choose a colour in that value range. (value is dark to light)

I would recommend choosing a relatively neutral colour so that your piece stands out against it. (i.e. choose a dusty rose or a reddish grey over a pink or red)

In terms of hue, you will probably want to choose one of these:
- a reddish tone (compliment to green)
- a gold tone to match the gold side of your piece
- a white/grey/black

Hope you find the perfect framing colour!
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