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What is a monocle?
The Monocle is a device consisting of a single lens that is used to primarily to correct reading vision in one eye, leaving the other eye to see normally into the distance. The Monocle usually consists of a circular lens, inside a wire frame around the lens. Our monocles include a gallery, which is an extension to the frame to make it easier to wear. It is attached to a string or chain. The other end of the string is then connected to the wearer's clothing or looped around the wearer's neck to avoid misplacing or losing the monocle.The History of the Monocle
Our Reading Monocles
Each or our monocles are crafted with a robust stainless steel frame, which is available in three distinctive colours, vintage silver, gold and black. Each monocle is 37mm in diameter. The rim has a gallery on the back for an...Read more
How to wear a monocle
The key to the success of the monocle is its portability, you won't even know when your carrying it, so its never an inconvenience and never left behind. Like putting a watch on in a morning, its always there when you need it.Read more
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Why Do People Wear A Monocle?
With the hipster revolution in full swing, you may have noticed the monocle is making a comeback too, but apart from being a fashion statement, why do people wear them?View
How Do Monocles Stay On Your Face?
The monocle is designed to sit comfortably between the fleshy parts of the eyebrow and fleshy part of the lower eye socket above the cheekbone.
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