Tortoise shell is a perennial treatment in eyewear, expressing infinite classiness, but these Islandia specs take it to another level, by bringing unexpected pigments such as grounding taupe and sand yellow into the mix. Perfect for accentuating a wide variety of traits, this pair features a butterfly-shaped front with rectangular apertures and softened angles, while the temples are kept sleek and slim. The stunning see-through acetate makes visible the elegant gold metal core of the arms.
- Handcrafted glasses made from superior Italian Acetate.
- Manufactured and cut out of single acetate sheet to maintain color continuity.
- 5 point reinforced German hinges of tempered steel.
- Includes high-quality, scratch resistant, anti-reflective lightweight CR39 lenses.
- Lenses are custom cut in our state-of-the-art lens cutting lab.
Based on your personal preference you can select from a range of lenses to create the best eyewear for optimized vision. All our eyeglasses are designed in-house. We use only the best materials and maintain strict quality standards which are verified by our expert technicians before the eyeglasses leave the workshop.
- Color: Tortoise Shell
- Material Front: Acetate
- Material Arm: Acetate
- Rim Type: Full Rim
- Shape: Wayfarer
- Nosepad: No
- Gender: Unisex
- Spring Hinges: Yes
- Progressive: Yes
- Width: M 130-139 mm
- Lens Width:53 mm
- Bridge:18 mm
- Lens Height:38 mm
- Arm Length:140 mm
Superior and safe lenses, all the way.
All of our eyewear comprise of lightweight CR39 lenses which has the highest Abbe Value. As a result of which, the CR39 lenses offer the best visual clarity and highest protection as compared to other lenses.
All our Lenses are made using state of the art German technology, which multi-layers the lenses with scratch-resistant, anti-reflective, anti-fogging and hydrophobic properties.
In addition to our standard lenses, we also offer our customers other premium lenses in varying degrees of thickness.
Looking at high strength or cylinder, but worried about the lens thickness?
That perfect lens is right at your fingertips even if you have a complex prescription. You can choose between lenses ranging from -16 to +10 strength and from -6 to +6 cylinder for your single vision, multifocal and primatic lenses alike.
Customer ReviewsWrite a review
Over all I am pleased with my glasses for the price it came in.Thought I will quickly tell you the pros and cons; Pros: Lightweight and comfortable. Great value, good looking. Came at reasonable time frame. Prescription correct. Cons: Glasses smaller than expected and what was pictured using try on model. Arms not flexible both ways to avoid breaking.
By Gale on 17/11/2016
Perfect design! perfect price!
I bought these glasses on a whim because they were cheaper than going through my insurance. Since my prescription is so high I was worried these wouldn't be so great but they are PERFECT. I love the lenses and the virtual "try on" of the glasses was true to its view.
By Scott on 25/11/2016
I was pretty nervous about buying glasses online without trying them on, but I was pleasantly surprised, and I really like them. The spring hinges are a delight. This frame is very cute and comfortable, and I've gotten several compliments on them already! Only drawback I feel is the nose bridge. It isn't well sculpted and tends to hurt my nose at the lower edge if I move or jump a bit.
By Pamela on 17/11/2016
I avoided wearing these at first because they felt a bit too snug probably because of the spring hinges. I eventually started wearing them regularly. I've probably worn them regularly for 10 months. Unfortunately, I noticed that they had developed a small crack near the nose area. Need to reorder them.
By Kent on 24/11/2016
Perfect match for me
These are the best glasses I have ever had. I can't even tell you how many people complimented me over the course of the past few months. I ordered a couple more pairs earlier from various other sites but ended up wearing these the most. They are so light, fit perfectly and don't slide down, well balanced on both my ears and clear.
By Miranda on 23/11/2016
Good, but not for me
I loved these glasses until I tried them on. While super cute, they sit too low on my face, causing the top of the frame to sit right in my sight-line. If glasses tend to sit lower on your face, these are probably not for you. Luckily it fit my sister very well and she is super thrilled with her new frame.
By Iris on 27/11/2016
I have never owned a tortoise shell pair and have been itching to get one. These were my first glasses from globaleyeglasses and I couldn't be happier. I love the print and was so surprised that my progressive prescription was just perfect. Before ordering I spent a lot of time checking measurements and shape to be pretty certain that they would look good on my round face. They are amazing.
By Willow on 25/11/2016
Bang for bucks!
I stumbled upon this piece and decided to give it a go because it looks funky.The quality of the frame is good as per the price range, it's lightweight yet feels kinda strong. I liked it! Delivery took one more day than expected but that's fine.
By Chetan Sharma on 01/12/2016
Picked this up for the earthy tones. Plus I'm a brunette so this frame works well with my hair. Delivery was smooth.
By Nicky G. on 02/12/2016