Creation of Horn Glasses - Morgenthal Frederics

by Waris Ahluwalia | August 08, 2014

A unique insight into the process of creating a single pair of Morgenthal Frederics. Made from over twelve layers of their signature water buffalo horn, each piece takes four months to produce.  Handcrafted by experts in Germany and produced in limited edition, these pieces are truly one of a kind.  

Adjusting the temple

Adjusting tools

Checking for structure and defects

Eyewire

Frame cutting inside

Polishing

Polishing in the plating process

Polishing tools

Refining

Tumbler with wood chips