Source for Slate/Granite Photo Frames?

Amy McCray

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While visiting Rock Mtn. Nat'l Park in Colo. last year, we stopped at a very nice gift shop in Winter Park. They had the nicest slate (or granite) photo frames!

I have been unable to find a source for these particular frames. A google search did not come up with the ones I saw there.

I'd love to be able to call them and ask but I don't recall the name of the shop. I believe they said they were made in Montana or perhaps Idaho. Anyone have a guess as to a possible source?

Thanks much.
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Rack my brain, rack my brain...somewhere back aways, here I think, there was a thread about those, and the website....Or did I get it in the mail? Seems like I saved it, they were really beautiful! Rack my brain...I'll look in the bottomless pit of the file cabinet when I get to work. Hold that thought. I know I saw a brochure, or something, about those!
 

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Thanks Richard; the link provided info for concessions within the park. This is a shop in downtown Winter Park, which is approx. 45 min. from RMNP itself.

I bookmarked the site, though for future use. Great info! Thanks!

Thanks for checking, Val. These were unlike any other stone frames I have seen. Breathtaking. It may have been Wyoming where they were made, too. Not sure.

At the time, my brain was focused on getting a book w/ back mountain hiking trails. Oh my gosh, at 9,000 ft. I thought my lungs were 90 years old on those trails. No doubt my brain was equally affected by the altitude. At least that excuse accounts for one week of fog.

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Amy, I've searched all over and can't find it. Seems I saw it here, but can't find it in the search thing, nothing about slate anything, which is weird, because we talked about hanging a piece of slate just a few days ago.

I'll keep trying. they were very unusual, and I remember thinking I'd like to carry them in the shop at some point, so I must have the info somewhere!! Racking brain some more....
 

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I tried googling both and didn't come up with anything, but thanks for the suggestions.

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I did a google search for "stone picture frames" and came up with a bunch of links. You'll have to sort through them.
 

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Pretty much the only photo frames I do not make myself are made from slate, granite and 'stone' from
D&J Simons They are incredibly cheap and very popular I realise a UK supplier may not be much use to you, but they are a massive company and maybe they can give some pointers.

(Could not find these slate frames on their online catalogue)
 

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I could nip down the corridor and tell you this darling, but 'By The Way' here is abbreviated to 'BTW' (as a rookie grumbler I thought that it stood for 'Back To Work')

But seeing as we met as penpals, this is such a good way of communicating.

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Thanks Rick. I think that link will take me where I want to go. That's what I was looking for in my google search, but it didn't come up.

Thanks John. I'll give that company a try as well.

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Amy, I still haven't found anything, but just got an Ah-HA! :eek: I think. Rick's website address reminded me. I believe the folks that had those slate frames were called Terra-something. Don't know if that helps any, and don't even know if I'm right, haven't finished my first cup of coffee yet (hey, it's only 9a.m. here and I worked until 11 last night, give me a break!) I looked under Terraframes.com but got a "website is under construction" thing.

Why don't you call a shop who's name you recognize from the Chamber of Commerce website there and ask them, I'll bet they'd know.
 
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