Horn Rim eyewear with a briar wood flair!

Still life of smoking pipes and pipe cases on blue background

One of our shareholders is an ardent collector of smoking pipes. In fact, he has hundreds of pipes from all over the world. Last summer while sitting around the table with our staff and designers,  he explained that the most valuable and best looking pipes are made of briar that has straight grain "angel hair", or very fine parallel lines embedded in the bowl of the pipe. After showing us a few examples, we were inspired to develop a traditional tortoise shell eyeglass frame, and superimposing over them a "straight grain" etched pattern that is similar to a cherished "straight grain" pipe. The result is this highly unique red amber tortoise shell frame in a classic p-shape style having a subtle wood grain- simply magnificent!


Straight Grain Briars  are named for the "straight grain" feature of fine tobacco pipes.

Front view of Straight Grain Briar tortoiseshell eyeglasses
Corner view of Straight Grain Briar tortoiseshell eyeglasses
Detail view of Straight Grain Briar tortoiseshell eyeglasses
Side view of Straight Grain Briar tortoiseshell eyeglasses
Back view of Straight Grain Briar tortoiseshell eyeglasses

Straight Grain Briars – Tortoiseshell Frames with Wood Grain Texture

Regular price $179.00 Sale

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Front Width: 140mm
Lens Height: 40mm
Lens Width: 150mm
Temple Length: 150mm
Bridge Width: 22mm
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