The city of Sabae in Fukui prefecture is home to 500 companies in the eyeglass business that produce approximately 8 million eyeglasses each year. It is the capital of eyeglass production in Japan. The city boasts more than 90% of the market share for eyeglass frames in Japan, and 20% worldwide. Paper Glass is a pair reading glasses created in Sabae. With more than 100 years of knowledge in eyeglass frame manufacturing behind it, these reading glasses have achieved the ultimate in portability at a mere 2mm thick with the frames folded. The exceptional design received the Good DesignAward of Small and Medium Enterprises. Everything from design, planning, polishing, assembly, and cleaning is completed in Sabae. The skills of the city’s craftsmen are apparent in each pair of reading glasses. Paper glass has transformed reading glasses from something that is portable to a musthave item always on hand. Paper Glass reading glasses just might change lifestyles.
SHAPE: OVAL, SQUARE, UNDER-RIM
COLOR: BLACK, GOLD, PINK, RED, SILVER