What are horn eyeglasses?
Horn-rimmed glasses are a type of eyeglasses. Originally made out of either horn or tortoise shell, for most of their history they have actually been constructed out of thick plastics designed to imitate those materials.
Are horn glasses worth it?
Horn frames hardly trap any heat. That gives them a pleasant feeling when wearing them. Compared with visually similar acetate frames, horn is considerably lighter. Horn frames usually last for years because their durable quality means they can be used over and over.
What shape face do horn glasses suit?
Round and square face shape. The proportions in this face shape are defined as having almost equal distances between the forehead, cheeks and chin. This shape best suits glasses with curved, soft, harmonious lines, such as horn-rimmed or acetate designs, as well as round styles.
Are horn rimmed glasses in style?
The great news is that horn-rimmed glasses never go out of style. There are so many contemporary versions — it isn't just part of a vintage look anymore.
How long do horn frames last?
Horn frames if cared for properly will last for years. They will also adapt to your face, are lightweight and totally stunning to wear. You will need to apply care cream to the frames every 3 months or submerge them in oil (coconut/corn or similar) for 3-4 hours.