Daily Archives: 6th October 2021

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Save the Seas with Sustainable Eyewear from the Oceans

The eyewear industry has used all sorts of materials when making spectacles. Metals in the form of Titanium, Nickel, Stainless steel. Plastics in the form of acetates, TR90, Nylon, Acrylics.  Natural materials made with wood, animal horns, and shells. There was a time when sea turtles were harms to obtain their turtleshell and this was stopped around the advent of acetate as an alternative. This is where the classic colour of tortoise shell came from. […]