caution in removing the bubble wrap that protects the display case
during shipping. Do not use cardboard cutters or sharp objects that
may scratch the acrylic surface.
- Do not expose
case to direct outside sunlight, extreme heat or excessive moisture
as found in small bathrooms or outdoors.
display case with care. Acrylic is fragile and can crack or scratch
easily. Treat it as you would a fine crystal vase.
- Do not clean
acrylic with any type of window cleaner, or multi-purpose household
cleaning solution, as they usually contain ammonia and alcohol and
will damage the acrylic surface. To clean, use a plastic polish only.
We recommend that you use: Novus 1 Plastic Polish. This product
can be found at most hardware stores.
using pest fumigation of any type, always remove art piece from immediate
area. The chemicals have been found to cause fine hairline cracks on
the acrylic surface.
the metal screw(s) provided to hang display case. The acrylic display
hook on the back of the case is specifically designed to provide a
secure hold on the screw head.
resting the display case on its corners. It is best to rest it on its
front or back side.
track-lighting to effectively highlight the flourescent brilliance
unique to many of the butterfly specimens. Remember that if the case
is hot to the touch, it is too hot for the butterflies. As with direct
sunlight, strong spot lights are not recommended.
- Large cases that are transported by air are designed with a small hole on the side, in order to equalize pressure. Enclosed with your display case is a small circular adhesive nib (plug) which should be placed over the hole as soon as the artwork arrives at its destination.