FAQ

August 24, 2016

  • Are your frames Made in Italy?

    Yes, our products are Made in Italy. We encourage our clients to visit our plant and to learn more about our production process

  • I need an exclusive model on demand, can you produce it?

    Yes, we can. There are a variety of ways to create/carry out a bespoke project. We can produce a patented mould, preparing an invoice for the expenses, and then carry out production according to your requirements - Or we can explore the possibility of undertaking the project via a commercial partnership. If you have a project to submit for consideration, we would be pleased to evaluate it and to discuss with you a range of possible solutions adapted to your needs.

  • Acetate or Injected plastic?

    There are several options for which material our frames can be constructed.
    A good starting point is to determine if a concept is injected plastic (melted plastic is injected into molds taking the shapes of eyewear fronts and arms) or acetate (a premium material in which the arms, fronts are carved from one solid plastic slab. Referred to as “Hand Made”). Contact us to discuss options and we will be happy to elaborate.

  • Do you make metal frames?

    Yes, we do. Thanks to a partnership with another Italian company we develop and offer metal frames 100% Made in Italy.

  • I would like to have one of your models in a particular colour and/or with a particuelar lens. Can you produce it?

    Yes, we can. Producing a model modified to your specifications is readily accommodated within our production process (minimum quantities and agreed delivery schedules naturally pertain in these cases).

  • What kind of lenses do you use?

    We can provide and mount any kind of lenses: polycarbonate, polarized CR39, acrylic, nylon, or glass.

  • What are the frames made of?

    Our frames are made of injected plastic or acetate. The polymers we for injection are of the highest quality: the most common ones are Grilamid® (a transparent polyamide with advanced mechanical properties) Propionate of Cellulose Tenite® (a polymer with low ecological impact), Megol®, Pebax® (rubber). As for acetate, we use only premium materials from Mazzucchelli or LA/ES.

  • I would like to use my private label: what should I do?

    Customization options include metal icons, laser etching, lens printing, crystals, leather, unique colors, gem stones and more. In order to find the right solution, we must first
    evaluate both the selected model and the artwork of the same logo. Contact us to share this info and we’ll find the best solution for you brand.

  • Minimum Order - How much am I going to spend?

    MOQ (Minimum Order Quantity) is determined by material (acetate vs injection) new design or open mold, complexity of project and other factors. We proud ourselves to offer the best quality at affordable prices. Contact us for detailed information.

  • Do you offer casing & packaging?

    We are able to assist with your branded soft pouch, hard case and lens wipe requirements. Normally these are separate providers entirely as we do not manufacture these items.

  • To what standards are your glasses produced?

    Our frames are compliant with the International for eyewear.
    We build eyewear to every required specification including ANSI Z87 (American National Standards Institute) shatterproof and Military spec ballistic ratings.

  • Are you FDA registered?

    Yes we are.