Monday, 30 September 2013

Spectacle Frames by Algha Group

Made by Algha Group, half-eye gold spectacle frames Having sold Algha spectacle frames for a number of years what a joy to listen to the main man himself MD Peter Viner, interviewed recently for BBC Radio 4's Saturday Live:

The Algha Group is a small family business employing just ten people including Peter's wife, son & daughter. Historically the company was the main manufacturer for the NHS and at its peak produced 11,500 pairs of spectacle frames a week. Together with the Milky Bar Kid, John Lennon and Gandhi, many of us probably wore them.

Whilst the round eye lives on and continues in popularity the classic half-eye also complements the resurgent dress code of today.

Reading Glasses by Daniel Cullen

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