Monthly Archives: March 2014

Postcards_and_magnifying_glass

Back to origins

Sometimes very modern, some other times classic and vintage, the glasses we have in The House Of Eyewear are a legacy from centuries of evolution.

At the end of Middle Age, presbiopic monks used magnifying glasses laid directly on the text. They were then replaced by actual glasses. They didn’t have sides and they were nailed together around the nose piece.

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