Go Back   Cosplay.com > Fashion > Steampunk

Reply
Thread Tools Rate Thread
Unread 09-05-2012, 01:39 PM   #1
Ironhill
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 553
eyeglasses

Does anyone knon of a site that carries replica Victorian/Strampunk eyeglass frames? I know you can get vintage frames but most eyeglass places won't make lenses because they worry about damaging them.
Ironhill is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Unread 09-05-2012, 05:27 PM   #2
iamthelain
Registered User
 
iamthelain's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 52
There are meny sets of pre 1930's vintage glasses on ebay that can be had for less than $15 a pair. I would try to find a good non chain store eyeglass place and tell them to try there best but if they break the frames its ok and to let you know so you can buy another set. Quality new frames seam to cost well over $100 and you could buy 4 or 5 vintage pairs for less.
__________________
You can't run from death forever, but you can make the bastard work for it...
iamthelain is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 10-29-2012, 09:11 PM   #3
Ororo Monroe
Head Goddess In Charge
 
Ororo Monroe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 796
I've never run into an eyeglass place that won't alter vintage eyewear. In fact, in Red Wing, MN there is a shop that does all the hunting for old glasses, restores them, and puts perscription lenes in. A one stop shop so that you do not have to do the hunting for good frames. Then I look for frames I pick up ones that have screws and not lead plugs. Otherwise, I don't think they can be altered.
__________________
Women and cats will do as they please. Men and dogs had better get used to it.
Robert Heinlein
Ororo Monroe is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 10-30-2012, 10:19 PM   #4
Curucar
 
Posts: n/a
http://riverjunction.3dcartstores.co...s-_p_1604.html
I had my rx stuck into these and wore 'em for over a year. :3
  Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:17 AM.


Copyright 2002-2013 Cosplay.com, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
All comments and posts in our forums are the opinion of the respective poster.