About Us

Far East Merchants and Trading cc Picture Framing Studio is a unique open concept picture framing studio and retailer that is recognized for choice, value and convenience.

Come and see us working with our equipment  in our unique open concept framing studio on the first floor of the Zone Phase 2, next to Herbert Evans.

We love working with artists, students, decorators,private clients and corporate clients. We believe that the following elements are the core of our business.

Creative + Years of experience combined with creative minds open to new ideas and techniques.

Cost Effective + Realistic costing structures based on the actual costs of producing quality picture framing.

Quality + Only the best equipment and materials are used at all times - no compromises.

Service + We Are Your Framer.

We want you to have a good framing experience.

Nobody likes to be messed around and who likes to wait forever?

We use the best materials and professional picture framing machinery, matched with years of experience in the picture framing industry to produce a wide range of creative framing products at realistic cost.

We use the FACTS STANDARDS as our guide. 

We sell our products from local retail stores, online and over the phone.

We carefully select our vendors to offer you the best products and services.

Our suppliers deliver framing materials to us on a daily basis.

Our experienced customer service team is always there for you if you have any questions or special needs.

Far East Merchants and Trading cc is a registered Close Corporation with CIPC.

Picture Framing studio is a classified as a Exempt Micro Enterprise (EME) Level 4 B-BBEE (100%). 

Far East Merchants and Trading cc Picture Framing Studio is owned and operated by Raymond O'Connor.

Raymond has a passion for Art, Design and Picture Framing and started picture framing while still in school in 1988.

Business Closure Notice

2020/03/18

National State of Disaster.

Closure of Business Until Further Notice


President Ramaphosa has declared a National State of Disaster.
In light of developments worldwide in the last few days, we are taking timely and swift action to reduce
non-essential human contact and roll out good hygiene practise to curb the spread of the virus.

One of the many steps we have taken in the last 24 hours is to close for business until further notice.

We are taking these measures now, to ensure the safety of our clients, staff members, and their family members
who have existing chronic health issues.

We are monitoring the situation closely and will keep you abreast of all developments should the above change.

As a nation we have proven we are stronger together and if we act together, if we act now,
and if we all act decisively, we will overcome. We hope to re-open as soon as possible.