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Frans Veurink

Frans Veurink Eyewear maker
Contact
Dutch, English, French, German
Hours:
By appointment only
Phone:
+31 612792308
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A golden point of view

  • • Frans specialises in handmade gold glasses
  • • His aim is to enhance the character and beauty of the person wearing them
  • • He trains apprentices and is a mentor to other master goldsmiths

Frans Vuerink creates bespoke handmade eyeglasses exclusively in 18k gold. He first trained as a financial accountant before making a radical change, which brought him to study at a goldsmithing school. After graduating, he learned on the job by restoring historic jewellery and later trained under the famous Dutch master Alexander van den Hoven. One day, in 2002, he saw some 18k gold glasses while visiting his optician. “That was the moment I felt the urge to create my own. I gave myself a year to discover how to make gold glasses by hand, and in December 2002 I completed my first collection of five pairs of glasses.” His label, Vue d’Or, stands for the highest possible quality and craftsmanship.

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Turtle

These retro glasses were first created in 2011. Timeless in their design and made with 18k gold, they feature a saddle nose bridge and a classic rim.

Length 14 cm
Width 4.7 cm
Height 2.2 cm

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Sonata

These 18k gold glasses were inspired by the glasses of Franz Schubert, the composer. They were created in 2020 and feature a classic X-bridge.

Length 14 cm
Width 4.6 cm
Height 2.1 cm

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Golden Pearl

These classic, elegant oyster-shaped glasses were especially designed with a D-profile rim. The bridge was shaped out of small pearls of gold.

Length 13.5 cm
Width 5.5 cm
Height 1.3 cm

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Pebble Beach

These 18k gold sunglasses feature blond buffalo horn temples adorned with aquamarine stones. The glasses were coloured by hand with a gradient effect to match the stones.

Length 14 cm
Width 6.6 cm
Height 1.2 cm

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Panthère

These retro glasses were first created in 2019. Timeless in their design and made with 18k gold, they feature a classic nose bridge and very thin rims.

Length 14 cm
Width 4.6 cm
Height 2 cm

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