Archive for November 22, 2013

Your Guide to a Sunglasses Tragedy

Written by Swap Shop on November 22nd, 2013. Posted in Fix scratched sunglass lenses, Replace lenses in sunglasses, Sunglass lenses replacement

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Sunglasses have a much richer history than you probably know of. First used in 12th century China, sunglasses were made from flat planes of smoky quartz which protected the eyes from the harmful effects of glare and malevolent spirits. Years later, the first commercial pair was produced in 1929 and sold by Sam Foster at Woolworth’s on Atlantic City Boardwalk. Their popularity extended even to the military, where Ray-Ban’s anti-glare aviators were used by the Air Force. Today, sunglasses are just as popular as ever. Men’s styles sell every 90 seconds on eBay, and about half of the entire population of Australia is equipped with shades.

When you’re looking down at your favorite pair of sunglasses, freshly busted thanks to errant pocket placement, you probably aren’t reflecting on a sunglasse