Silhouette eyewear was first developed in 1964 when Anneliese and Arnold Schmied were already making eyeglasses, but started to add style and design to the frame for their customers. Immediately they were successful and their eyewear was much sought after. From the beginning, Silhouette glasses were sold across Europe and 1970 the Silhouette eyewear was being sold in the US and South East Asia also. Silhoutte had developed their first rimless glasses in 1983 and by 1999 they introduced their titanium model that was lightweight with no screws or hinges and could be made to order to fit the individual.
Silhouette eyeglasses are high end, luxury pair of spectacles. Silhouette glasses frames are olded titanium and the lenses of the sunglasses also protected from UV radiation; making Silhoutte eyewear beautifully, simple and effective.
Silhouette eyewear line includes 20 different models of rimless lenses. Each slightly different in colour and design, while still staying within the original model of quality, lightweight eyewear. The lenses come in a variety of shapes and the ear pieces are either a wire design or thicker in shape. The lenses Silhouette rimless glasses can be made into almost any shape you want. The sunglass line includes four models that are rimless as well, with either rectangular, round or oval lenses.
Silhouette takes great pride in providing handmade frames requiring the highest degree of precision craftsmanship. This enables every Silhouette eyeglass frame to be highly detailed and every Silhouette frame a masterpiece of its own right. This has enabled Silhouette to gain a reputation for excellent and timeless designs.
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