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The frames I create are artful, wearable and precise enough to be fitted with prescription lenses by a professional optician. Lynn McKelvey is my optician. She is a licensed optician at Ravine Eye Center  (732.974.1400) in Brick, NJ.  She can change the lens in almost any frame and certainly any one of my frames.

 

I have compiled a list of opticians who have either put lenses in our glasses or have been recommended by a customer in all of the states where we do shows: CT, MA, NY, NJ, DE and PA. But know that our readers are ordinary frames in terms of changing lenses—really no big deal. There are two places on this site which bring you to the optician list—the button above the shopping cart picture or the optician page in the navigation bar on the top.

 

Making eyeglass frames is a big deal when it is really done by hand. That’s why you don’t see anyone else doing it.  Most glasses which are marked handmade are guided by hands but made by machines, mostly computer driven lasers and industrial production machines so the glasses are made in a factory, not a studio.

 

AND….look for my cool magnifying lens pendants in the shapes of actual flowers, like dahlias, magnolias, primroses, camellias and primulas.  They hold a 70 mm magnifying  lens from my optician so you can see more and better.  Wear them as jewelry on a day out or use them in addition to your glasses, when you need a little extra help.

And please never hesitate to contact us if you need some help—sometimes and address is lost in the shuffle and I am waiting for you to reach out to me…

We  always have new really cool new things—worth “seeing.”  And I am working on a new project which I think you will really like, something creative types like us—stay tuned…

 

 

 

 

 

2016 SHOWS

Sept 16-18: FALL CRAFTS AT LYNDHURST, NY

RESCHEDULED: Sept 24: pop-up shop in WEST ELM, Red Bank, NJ

Oct 8-10: PARADISE CITY  NORTHAMPTON, MA

Oct 23-25: SUGARLOAF SOMERSET, NJ

Nov 5-6:  CRAFTWestport, CT

Nov 18, 19 & 20: PARADISE CITY  MARLBOROUGH, MA

Dec 2-4: CRAFTBOSTON, BOSTON, MA

(missed this due to a death in the family)

Dec 9-11:  CRAFTMorristown, NJ

(no Crafts at the Cathedral this year due to construction)

 

Here’s how 2017 is starting to shape up so far…

February 24-26:  AMERICAN CRAFT COUNCIL BALTIMORE (retail), MD

March 24-26:  PARADISE CITY MARLBOROUGH, MA

May: 27-29:  PARADISE CITY NORTHAMPTON, MA