Lampworking Lenses for Your Frame

$75.00$150.00

Send us Your Frames and we will insert the specific Lampworking lenses into your frames.  If we cannot edge the lenses into your frames we will refund and send the frames back to you.

We recommend emailing us your frame style or a picture of your frame before proceeding with your order.  Email us at [email protected] and we will let you know if we can make up the glasses with your specific frame.

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Send us Your Frames and we will insert the specific Lampworking lenses into your frames.  If we cannot edge the lenses into your frames we will refund and send the frames back to you.

We recommend emailing us your frame style or a picture of your frame before proceeding with your order.  Email us at [email protected] and we will let you know if we can make up the glasses with your specific frame.

VS Eyewear is not liable for damaging or breaking the frames.

  • These Polycarbonate Sodium Flare glasses  are very efficient in filtering sodium flare in addition to providing good ultraviolet protection.  It is very comfortable for viewing under high ambient light conditions such as when working with glowing heat sources for a duration of time. Although sodium flare polycarbonate glasses frames have a relatively low luminous transmission of 38%, it is not recommended for glassworking where Infrared protection is needed. This filter is more for soft glass usage.
  • Phillips 202 ACE Didymium glass utilizes rare earth oxides in its composition to provide the same filtration.  This glass is very efficient in filtering sodium flare in addition to providing ultraviolet protection to 390nm.  The ACE Didymiums are becoming a preferable choice of lampworkers.  These glasses are very comfortable for viewing under high ambient light conditions such as when working with glowing heat sources for a duration of time.  Also, although it has a relatively low luminous transmission of 38%, it is not recommended for sun protection use unless UV filtering coatings are applied.  These Lampworking glasses are excellent for working with soft glass and clear borosilicate similar to the old Didymium glasses.
  • Phillips BoroTruView 3.0 lenses are made for the true glassworking artist. These lenses are specially formulated to offer excellent color recognition when working with colored glass while still providing UV, IR and Sodium Flare protection. The gray IR filter is color neutral so you can easily see the different colors of the glass and the heat being applied. These revolutionary polycarbonate filter lenses are much lighter than conventional laminated and glass products. If you are working with smaller pieces the BoroTruView 3.0 is for you.
  • Phillips BoroTruView 5.0 lenses are made for the true glassworking artist. These lenses are specially formulated to offer excellent color recognition when working with colored glass while still providing UV, IR and Sodium Flare protection. The gray IR filter is color neutral so you can easily see the different colors of the glass and the heat being applied. These revolutionary polycarbonate filter lenses are much lighter than conventional laminated and glass products. For larger pieces like candlesticks and statues, you will need the BoroTruView 5.0.

View our Full Line of BoroTruView Lampworking Glasses

  • The Lampworking Glasses BoroView offer a Polycarbonate Lens for the Lampworker’s and Hot Glass Workers that does it all in one pair of glasses.  This material filters out the sodium flare and also offers both excellent UV and IR protection.  Phillips BoroView 3 & 5 lenses are designed to meet the need for the extra UV and IR protection needed when working on borosilicate glass. These lenses offer a revolutionary formulation designed to exactly meet the needs of those working with the harder, higher temperature of borosilicate glass.The Lampworking Glasses BoroView specially formulated Polycarbonate filter lenses that has been designed for the lampworking and glassblowing markets. This revolutionary product is greatly lighter than conventional laminated and glass products, and comes in a full coverage lens which is a higher quality design, because there are no areas without shading. If you are working with smaller pieces, the BoroView 3 is for you. For larger pieces like candlesticks and statues, you will need the BoroView 5 lampworking glasses. BoroView’s should be worn when working on hard glass types where regular Phillips202/ACE Didymiums or Polycarbonate Sodium Flare (SFP) Lenses are not adequate due to the fact of insufficient filtration of ultra violet and infra-red absorption.The BoroView Shade #3.0 lenses are a green lens tint and the BoroView Shade #5.0 is a brown lens tint.View our Full Line of BoroView Lampworking Glasses

Lampworking is a type of glasswork in which a torch or lamp is used to melt the glass. Once in a molten state, the glass is formed by blowing and shaping with tools and hand movements. It is also known as flameworking or torchworking, as the modern practice no longer uses oil-fueled lamps.

For more options, check Lampworking Safety Glasses

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Group Type/Gender

Men, Unisex, Women

Glass Working Filter

BoroTruView 3.0, BoroTruView 5.0, BoroView 3.0, BoroView 5.0, Phillips 202, Sodium Flare Poly, BoroTruView 2.0, BoroTruView 6.0, BoroTruView 8.0

Brands

Lampworking

Gender

Female, Male, Unisex

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