Elias Artmetal Picture Frames are handcrafted by American artisans, using only the highest quality and master craftsmanship. All of Elias Artmetal frames are alloyed with extra fine pewter using the purest and finest virgin metals, entirely avoiding the use of scrap, to create the worldâs finest pewter. Small amounts of pure silver is added to these beautiful frames, which dramatically increases strength, brightness and detail sharpness. Elias Artmetal creates everything in their shop in New York, created by American artisans. The average tenure of their craftsmen is 15 years with some having surpassed 25 years. We hope you enjoy these truly special picture frames.