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Comments/Criticism on My Bespoke Eyewear Line

- Tue, 06 Mar 2018 15:18:37 EST mm0ofM06 No.61609
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Hi guys,

My brother and I founded a bespoke eyewear company. All of our pieces are handmade by the two of us out of solid buffalo horn or wood, and adorned with precious stones that are a seamless component of the frame. Every frame is tailored specifically for the individual, though we have a library of shapes that we can base the design off of, if you don't have something particular in mind.

Basically, I'm posting a couple of product shots with a few questions.

1) Assuming you are interested in luxury eyewear, how interested would you be in having a frame tailor made for you?

2) Most buffalo horn frames on the market retail at the $1000 price point. If you were able to purchase a bespoke buffalo horn frame at $2000 that also contains at minimum $800 retail of precious stones and 18k gold, would you consider this a reasonable value?

3) Would you be more interested in buffalo horn or wood, and why?

Thanks, I appreciate you guys immensely and hope you have an awesome day.
chad - Tue, 06 Mar 2018 15:24:44 EST mm0ofM06 No.61611 Reply
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No bump once more. Last one. The stone on this temple is petrified wood that is an estimated 77 million years old; this tree was likely growing and living when dinosaurs roamed the Earth.
Lillian Snodwater - Wed, 07 Mar 2018 04:59:00 EST vxZXAfuO No.61612 Reply

this is why we need /shill/
chad - Wed, 07 Mar 2018 23:46:33 EST 0OFwnhHy No.61613 Reply
I went out of my way to ensure there's no branding marked or shown; I honestly just want some opinions from a design and market perspective. My product isn't available to the general public regardless; we are by selective appointment only.

Also, I actually asked the mods before I posted this to do my best to ensure it met reasonable standards of non-shillery. Seal of approval, so far as I know.

But I understand why you'd feel that way; I don't like being shilled at either. But I was curious what opinions I could get on my work, so here we are.
Fanny Dimmerbanks - Thu, 08 Mar 2018 02:06:43 EST vxZXAfuO No.61614 Reply

not even mad. trying to shill for a new board /shill/
Frederick Greendale - Thu, 08 Mar 2018 17:18:22 EST Hjot2A5/ No.61616 Reply
where do you source your buffalo horns? why did you choose such a pretentious faggot hipster material?
chad - Sat, 10 Mar 2018 02:22:56 EST 0OFwnhHy No.61617 Reply

Various countries around the globe, foremost being India, Thailand, and South Korea. It is a byproduct of the meat industry.

Buffalo horn has a long history of being among one of the best materials to make glasses from. It is extremely lightweight, typically lighter than plastic, and actually forms to fit the wearer over time. It's a living material that ages and changes to take on a patina with wear. Every piece is unique and no two can ever be the same.

Top horn manufacturers around the world include companies like Morgenthal Frederics, Hoffman, ROLF, and Ralph Vaessen.

So, the reason we chose to produce glasses from buffalo horn is because we are marketing to the luxury sector and it is an exquisite material.
Jenny Desslegold - Sat, 10 Mar 2018 15:06:41 EST Hjot2A5/ No.61618 Reply

the entire concept reeks of delusional ego-stroking and pretentiousness. no one on this website is interested in bohemian animal horn precious stone custom eyewear, go away.
chad - Sun, 11 Mar 2018 11:47:41 EST oANeb5xG No.61620 Reply
>implying there is no one on a fairly large public image board who purchases or appreciates hand made luxury goods.

Yes, I see you speak for the trees, Mr. Lorax. I’ll be sure to make a hasty exit.
Fucking Pockman - Sun, 21 Oct 2018 11:25:07 EST wH5T8qDo No.61740 Reply
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As someone into fossils and sheeit if i had money and an eye problem to fix id totally shell out some bones for them bones. Get the precious stones blessed by shaman (read:minor on bath salts) id shell even moar

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