This Website is experimental and is still under construction.

In the meantime, our original  website is still active.


Far East Merchants and Trading cc trading as Picture Framing Studio is a unique open concept picture framing studio and retailer that is recognized for choice, value and convenience. A Johannesburg based picture framer who can make one custom frame or any quantity of frames.

Come and see us working with our equipment  in our open concept framing studio.

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. 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.

We are OPEN !


To our customers,

As you may know, our business has been allowed to re-open.
We will be opening our business on 1 June 2020.

We will be following the government’s recommended guidelines to keep our employees and customers safe.

We are taking the following precautions with our employees:

All workers will have their temperature taken before entering the building
All workers are required to have a face mask
Workers will sanitize and disinfect shared services frequently
We encourage our customers to wear masks or facial coverings, wash/sanitize your hands before coming to the store, and — most importantly — stay at home if you are feeling sick.

We are carefully monitoring the situation. The most important thing is to make sure we conduct business in a safe environment.

If you have specific questions not addressed here or on our website, reach out to us.

We depend on your support.

We look forward to seeing you,

Raymond & Shelley