Jazzy hexagon-shaped horn rims eyeglasses.
We were watching CNBC when a stock analyst came on to talk about the Bond Market. This well dressed and well spoken person was wearing spectacular looking horn rim eyeglasses. Their hexagon shape was neatly angled so it distinguished these frames from the ordinary. And the color was a rich honey and brown.
Trumpets rims shapes were originally inspired by brass valve shapes on jazz instruments.
We were intrigued when we learned these glasses were called the "Trumpet," so we asked our frame archivist to do a little research. She reports that the name and rim shape were inspired by the hexagon valves on a jazz trumpet player's instrument. Our version of the Trumpet style eye glasses are a honey and brown color horn rim. Made of a specially compounded zyl that allows the frame to be thin yet sturdy, these quite sophisticated frames rest lightly on your face without any nose pads. Additionally, this frame is translucent in that its horn design transmits light but has sufficient diffusion to create a distinctive pattern and color scheme. The design and workmanship are impeccable, the styling is unique and therefore the frames bespeak good breeding and taste. They simply are a stand-out.