What’s the difference between Giclée print and Watercolor Ketubah?

A Watercolor Ketubah is basically an original painting done by our hands, including the calligraphy, on museum quality heavyweight artist paper with permanent watercolor and gouache pigments. The Giclee Ketubah is a printed reproduction of an existing design made on high quality archival digital paper, 300gsm. It costs less than the original of course, but it preserves the looks of a painting. It is made with outstanding care to detail and it can easily be replaced in case of damage. They both take about 3 weeks to produce, and made to last decades due to the high quality mediums, pigments and inks we use.

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What type of pen and ink should be used to sign our ketubah?

A fine or brush tip are excellent choices as long as the ink or pigments are archival.  A few pens out there that will do a great job and are used for professional grade: Copic Multiliner SP Rotring Rapidograph Sakura Pigma Micron Prismacolor Premier Illustration Markers Uni Pin Fineliner Faber Castell Staedtler Pigment Liner Sharpie Permanent Marker fine tip or brush tip Ballpoint or gel pens can be used if your hand is more used to it, but make sure they are archival and test first on the paper sample included, or on the back edge of the canvas print if applicable. 

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How should we handle the ketubah during and after our wedding?

Extra care must always be taken when unpacking and handling artworks as they are highly prone to scratches, bends and fingerprints. Removing the work from the provided packaging without gloves could cause irreparable damage to it, like a visible fingerprint could leave a so-called “moon”. This would make returning the work impossible. Always use gloves or an equivalent form of protection when handling artworks. You can rest your Ketubah on a table or an easel for displaying art! We suggest you frame your artwork directly after receiving it using a conservation-grade acid-free board as well as museum glass or UV-blocking Plexiglas. Ask your framer people to use a removable frame and glass so you can easily put it back after signing....

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