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Black Glasses For Men & Women
Black glasses have been a classic color since the 1950’s and are considered more conservatie today than most other colors of eyeglass frames. Black rimmed glasses are the color of choice for men and women of all ages for the past 70 years. Black glasses frames come in all materials and sizes, You can always be sure to find a pair that fits your skin tone and face shape. Black frames give off a professional, classic and retro look. The perfect choice for prescription lenses for Men & Women. Black frames work for almost any face and will not clash with your skin tone. Some of the more popular styles of black rimmed glasses for men include thick framed geek-nerd eyeglasses, prescription black and gold glasses, and thin wire rim metal glasses. Check out our selection of black eye glasses today. You can’t go wrong with Black sunglasses either. A classic color that will go with any outfit and not clash with your style. Black sunglasses will work in all seasons and occasions.
Tortoise Shell Glasses For Men & Women
Tortoise shell glasses date far back to the mid 1800’s, making this color and material one of the oldest historically. Early European round tortoise shell glasses were generally round in shape and made of genuine Hawksbill turtle shell. Hawksbill turtle is amongst the most critically endangered species of animal due to the mass hunting that occurred in the 19th and early 20th century. In 1977 trade in genuine tortoise material was banned to help keep alive this endangered species. Many of the early American tortoise frames were made of bakelite, a type of plastic that was better for frames than genuine tortoise glasses. During the 1950’s they started manufacturing tortoise eyeglass frames out of acetate, a much easier and durable material to work with. No longer were round tortoise glasses the standard, as the cat eye shape took over. This all but guaranteed their success as one of the top colors for eyeglasses for Men and Women. Tortoiseshell frames predate glasses style and will therefore outlast it. Their unique patterns guarantee no uniformity as no 2 pairs are identical. Their classic and warm color works with many different outfits face shapes, and skin tones. We offer many different shapes and…
Silver Frame Glasses
The history of Silver Glasses is the history of eyeglasses. Silver is one of the oldest and most common colors, dating back a few hundred years. Silver framed glasses were made of various materials: The most popular in vintage frames: Common Steel – Steel is made by adding carbon to iron, creating a shiny silver material that is far stronger than silver and much more affordable. Sterling Silver – Named for the Pound Sterling used as British currency, this is the standard for most silver used in jewelry, silverware, and other silver items. It is 92.5% silver. Sterling silver eye glasses were pretty rare. German Silver – German silver was an alloy of copper, nickel, and zinc. It was affordable to make and looked almost the same as silver, but did not bend or tarnish as easily as Sterling silver would. Coin silver – Many cultures used coins made of silver or a silver alloy. When a person had more coins than they needed, it was common practice to take the coins to a silversmith who could melt them down and remake them as vases, silverware, and other objects of value, which could be transferred back into coins if the…
Blue Glasses For Men & Women
Blue glasses have been a fun color since the cat eye glasses became popular in the 1950’s. Blue eyeglass frames have been a great choice for fun prescription glasses for women for the past 70 years. Blue eyeglass frames are perfect if you want to add some color to your face. From cobalt blue to turquoise to light fade blue eyeglass frames, blue frames are an easy choice to add some flair and pizzazz. Blue glasses frames come in all materials and sizes, You can always be sure to find a pair that fits your skin tone and face shape. Blue Sunglasses need to be matched with a lighter lens color. Check out our selection of blue
Gunmetal glasses is a relatively new phenomenon. The first gunmetal frames came about during the 1970s or 1980’s, this color did not exist before then. Gunmetal eyeglass frames are perfect for a formal and classic look. Gunmetal is a deep shade of gray mixed with blue, gunmetal gray glasses bring to mind the toughness of metal, with the term “gun” in the name bringing a certain seriousness to this color. Additionally, with gray known as a serious hue, the darkness of gunmetal gray further compounds that perception. Gunmetal glasses convey a sense of authority and seriousness. This classic color is generally used in various metals such as steel or titanium. Gunmetal sunglasses are available for both men and women. Our most popular shapes are round, aviator and rectangle.
Brown Glasses For Men & Women
Brown Glasses Frames trace back historically to the turn of the 20th century. The first iteration of brown eyeglasses was in windsor glasses, the brown zylo covering found on some of those 1900s frames. This was not the color of the actual frame, those were generally gold or silver metal, but rather of the plastic covering that sometimes coated these round frames. Brown Eyeglass frames were largely absent for the next 40 years, only to return in the 1950s with womens cat eye glasses, horn rimmed glasses and sometimes mens browline glasses. Ever since then brown glasses have been one of the basic classic colors. Over the past 50 years Brown sunglasses have also garnered wide acceptance both for men and women of all ages. Brown is a natural, professional color that works for most skin tones and face shapes and is a safe choice for most people today. Check out our large selection of brown trendy eyeglasses today.
Gray Glasses For Men & Women
Gray Glasses frames is one of the newer colors common in eyewear. They came to fame in the 1950s and 1960s, after the technological advances in plastic manufacturing during WW2 gave way to the mass availability of plastics as easy an easy to wokr with material. Given its classic and conservative tone it would be easy to imagine gray eyeglass frames having been around for centuries, as is the case with tortoiseshell glasses. In that way gray eye glasses frames perfectly balance the old and the new, tradition and progress. Gray eyeglass frames are available in all materials, the most popular being acetate and metal. Gray frames work well for both men and women. We also offer a wide variety of gray sunglasses frames. Be it for for prescription lenses or sunglasses, grey frames are perfect for any wardrobe.
Bronze Glasses For Men & Women
Bronze eyeglasses trace back to the mid 1800’s when early vintage sliding temples reigned supreme. One of the only colors used was bronze, this in addition to silver. Bronze Glasses were in essence the precursor to gold vintage frames, before the technology for gold filling was advanced. There was a small resurgence of bronze eyeglass frames in at the turn of the 20th century with bronze oval glasses. The next time reappearance was in the 1970s with bronze octagonal glasses. Bronze frames are perfect for those looking for a more serious look without going too conservative. Bronze glasses frames come in all materials and sizes. Bronze sunglasses are perfect for the gold look without its shiny hues.
Two Tone Glasses For Men & Women
Two Tone Glasses frames date back to the 1850s in their first iteration, and to the 1950s in the version more common today. Simply put, these are eyeglass frames made of two different colors. The first instances were in straight temple glasses around the civil war era. These frames were generally silver in color, but sometimes the bridge was gold colored. This occurred with cable temple glasses as well, they sometimes had silver frames with a gold bridge. The more modern and popular version of two tone glasses came to fame in the 1950s and 1960s after the use of plastic and acetate for eyeglasses became widespread. With plastic frames the manufacturers had the ability to fade seamlessly from one color to the next, without the need for soldering. Fade Glasses Fade glasses in the 1950s generally started off on top as black or brown, and slowly faded into clear on the bottom. This in a sense was mimicking the concept of browline eyeglasses which had preceded these two tone glasses, as the look of black fade or brown fade frames which were clear on the bottom could had similarities to browline glasses with the darker brow piece on top…
Clear Frame Glasses For Men & Women
Clear glasses frames date surprisingly far back, approximately 100 years. Prior to the 1950s plastic had not yet been widespread and its use in eyewear was uncommon. Yet from time to time we find clear frame glasses from the 1930s, generally French or German made. These transparent frames were generally round or P3 Panto shape and were usually very narrow, they were similar in style to early tortoiseshell glasses. Clear eyeglass frames became increasingly popular in the 1950s with various trendy Women’s Glasses, mainly cateye frames. The technological advances that made plastic an easy and accessible material enabled eyeglasses to be made of all colors, not just gold & Silver. Some frames were clear only on the bottom front, with the top part made of metal of another dark color. Clear frame glasses are one of the most popular colors for prescription lenses for men & women today. The light transparent color of the frames does not overwhelm the wearers face and allows ones features to shine. Get your pair of clear prescription glasses today.
Green Eye Glasses For Men & Women
Green Eye glasses date back to the early days of the plastic use in eyewear manufacturing, the first few decades of the 20th century. While early plastic frames were generally black, brown or tortoiseshell color, there were a small minority of green color glasses, generally round in shape. The real beginning of green glasses is in the 1950’s. With the new common use of plastic after the war years came the ability to manufacture eyeglass frames in all colors. Green Cat Eye Glasses Since during that era mens glasses were generally more conservative colors such as black and tortoise, the natural result was the the first use of the color green in that era was for green cat eye glasses. Generally more of a darker olive green, these cat eye frames were not one of the more popular colors of that decade but that is definitely where they got their start. In recent years green eyeglasses are far more popular for both men and women’s prescription lenses. Green sunglasses Even more popular than green eyeglass frames are green sunglasses. Eyeglasses warehouse has a large selection of green sunglasses to choose from, both to protect your eyes from the sun or…
Orange Glasses For Men & Women
Orange glasses are one of the newest colors in the world of eyeglass frames. In the fifties and sixties there were many rust colored cat eye frames made, but they lacked the brightness and color found in orange frames today, they were closer to a brown color. One of the first bright orange glasses frames to be manufactured was a pair of oversized glasses by Pathway Optical called Opticolor Neon. This style was highly representative of 1980s glasses. “My girlfriend thinks I look ridiculous in them,” he said. But Mr. Nicoletti, a 30-year-old hospitality consultant in Denver, insists that the glasses, which can block certain wavelengths of light emitted by electronic screens, make it easier to sleep. Orange Tinted Glasses Many people find that orange tinted glasses can help reduce the glare from digital screens, a form of blue light blocking glasses. Some studies have shown that blue light inhibits the body’s ability to produce melatonin, the hormone that controls how people fall asleep. The best solution for this is avoiding brightly lit electronics before going to sleep. However, given the digital world we live in today it is becoming harder to disconnect every passing day. Studies have shown that…
Pink Glasses For Men & Women
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Purple Glasses For Men & Women
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Red Glasses For Men & Women
Red glasses have been a fun color of eyewear since the cat eye style became popular in the fifties and sixties. Red eyeglass frames have been a great choice for fun prescription glasses for women for the past 70 years. Red Glasses are perfect if you want to add some color to your face. From scarlet to garnet to bergundy, Red frames are an easy choice to add some flair and pizzazz. Red Cat Eye Glasses One of the more popular glasses styles in red have been red cat eye glasses. Red is big and bold and a perfect matching for the swoopy cat eye shape. Red cat eye sunglasses are also trending. Be sure to check out our eyeglass color guide to determine if red eyeglasses will work well for you. Red glasses frames come in all materials and sizes, You can always be sure to find a pair that fits your skin tone and face shape.
White Glasses For Men & Women
White Glasses are a relatively new phenomenon. When the technology for plastic eyeglass frames became widespread in the fifties and sixties and colorful glasses started flourishing, white frames were nowhere to be found. They surprisingly only became popular in the seventies and eighties. The reason for this is unclear. White eyeglass frames make a strong fashion statement. Unlike classic and conservative black and tortoise, white glasses are striking and bold and will make you stand out in the crowd. For a lower key look consider clear frame glasses Nothing says summer like a pair of lively white sunglasses, they are perfect for the summer months and warmer climates. At eyeglasses Warehouse we have white sunglass frames for Men and Women in many styles and shapes.
Yellow Glasses For Men & Women
The earliest form of yellow glasses were likely yellow zylo rim covers for round windsor glasses. These round frames were popular late 19th century glasses and through the early twentieth century. Windsor glasses were round and made of gold or silver color. They were sometimes coated with zyl, an early plastic. This coating was usually brown or black but sometimes tortoise, and on the rarer occasion, yellow. The next time yellow was used historically was in industrial goggles in the early 1900s. These were made of zyl and sometimes had a metal bridge. They were used as protective gear to protect the eyes while doing various hazardous activities. Yellow Tinted glasses Historically one of the earliest colors of sunglass lenses has been yellow. Many antique eye glasses from the late 19th century have yellow tinted lenses. The thought process at the time was that yellow offered the best protection against UV rays. It is claimed that yellow tinted glasses have been used to alleviate symptoms of syphilis in the 1800’s, as sensitivity to light was one of the symptoms of syphilis. Yellow Cat Eye Glasses Yellow Glasses really blew up in the 1950s with the release of a pair of…
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