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Posted at 1:30 pm • 24 May 2022 • Maguy from Kraywoods


Are you finding it challenging to shop for the right pair of glasses? We know how confusing the journey can get. In fashion, whether it's men's eyeglasses or women's eyeglasses, these items are not your ordinary accessory. Sure, glasses frames can correct your vision, but they need to be versatile, comfortable and long lasting too. So, paying attention to the minor details, like hinges on glasses, can affect your decision.

If you're thinking about changing your eyewear for a better look, go for the new IT thing: Spring hinge glasses. They're designed for one thing, your personal comfort. The good news is, they're very easy to obtain! Find out more as we go through the guide about glasses hinges and discover the 13 best spring hinge glasses!

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What are Glasses Hinges and their Different Types?

Eyeglasses frames have grabbed the interest of people over the years. In the past, people wore glasses frames even if they were uncomfortable just to correct their vision. However, as the technology and the desgin of glasses have evolved, people started looking at the smallest of details. In other words, the fashion world pays attention to the smallest details and efforts that designers produce to make people feel, see and look better! Therefore, certain parts of glasses, like hinges, are worth paying attention to.

For those who don't know, eyeglasses hinges are an essential component in eyewear. You can find them in sunglasses too, and they are the only moving part of your glasses. Hinges allow the temples of your eyewear to fold. Also, they help keep the frames tight for a comfortable fit on your face. So, what are the different types?

Find out more as we introduce you to three hinges for glasses:

1. Standard Hinges on Glasses

You may also know them as "barrel hinges." They are the most common glasses hinges. They're widely used in all moving mecanisms such as doors, gates and more. People go for standard hinges because they're durable and easy to repair. You can fix them from the comfort of your home! Just open a youtube tutorial, and you're good to go. Also, standard hinges on glasses are more affordable because of their simple design. The former looks like a series of metal rings stabilized with a small screw, similar looking to a zipper.

You may also know them as "barrel hinges." They are the most common glasses hinges. They're widely used in all moving mecanisms such as doors, gates and more. People go for standard hinges because they're durable and easy to repair. You can fix them from the comfort of your home! Just open a youtube tutorial, and you're good to go. Also, standard hinges on glasses are more affordable because of their simple design. The former looks like a series of metal rings stabilized with a small screw, similar looking to a zipper.

Standard glasses hinge

2. Five Barrel VS Seven Barrel Hinges on Glasses

Now that you have an idea of barrel hinges on glasses , we arrive to our second type. Most standard hinges on glasses include three, five or seven hinges intertwined. The most common glasses hinges have five or seven barrels. Seven barrel hinges are the lucky number in terms of function and durability. But, they're challenging to adjust and fix in case of a problem. So, what's the solution? Allow your eyewear use guide you. If you use your glasses roughly and often need to get them repaired, we advise you to stick to five-barrel hinges.

5 barrel glasses hinge

3. No Hinges on Glasses

This may be impossible to believe, but it can happen. Hingeless glasses are one of the latest inventions for glasses frames. Basically, they're curved temples designed to fit your face shape. The hingeless glasses are commonly rimless and made in titanium or other flexible, strong material. The hingeless strong eyeglasses frames are durable and created for an active lifestyle such as sports activities or other labour work.

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4. Spring Hinges on Glasses

We left the best for last. You might have figured it out by now; we're talking about spring hinges on glasses. Spring hinges are flexible hinges that can extend outside of the frame, allowing for optimal comfort and fit. They're known for their durability and their flexibility. Spring hinges are also known as flex hinges. Spring hinges may not be as popular as standard hinges, however they're an excellent choice for individuals with an active lifestyle.

Why Choose Spring Hinges on Glasses

Do you like going out with your friends or taking on different adventures? Then, spring hinge glasses are exactly what you should be looking for. So let's dive deep into their benefits:

  • Spring Hinge Glasses come with an attached spring. As mentioned earlier, they are known for their flexibility to the extent that they allow the glasses frames to bend past ninety degrees. Don't worry; once you're done twisting and turning without any snaps, the hinges for glasses go back to their initial state.
  • Spring Hinge Glasses don't require multiple adjustments for comfort fittings. They're ready to wear when you receive them. This is their most attractive qualification. You can even put your glasses frames over your head.
  • Spring Hinge Glasses are ready to go. They're commonly advised for adults with an active lifestyle. Flex hinge glasses will stay put for a perfect fit even if you are running, jogging, jumping or doing other fun activities.
  • Spring Hinge Glasses can go full 180 degrees. These flex specs glasses are designed for everyone, from children to senior adults. You can bend the temples as wide as you want without the fear of breaking the glasses.
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What are The 13 Best Spring Hinge Glasses?

In fashion, glasses are not only there to complement your outfit and elevate your style. They're there to help you see better which is why you'll be wearing them all the time. Since you'll be wearing your glasses most of the day, you need to feel at ease in them, too; that's where spring hinges come in.

At Kraywoods, all our glasses frames are made with high-quality stainless steel spring hinges. They are designed to be durabprovide the most comfortable fit for you. Let's uncover the 13 best spring hinge glasses:

1. Rectangle Spring Hinge Glasses

We're starting the list of best spring hinges glasses in a fashionable way! Of course, designers are all about following the latest eyewear trends. But, for this year, people are all about being conscious buyers and keeping it minimal. If you are a fan of rectangle glasses, the Bold collection is for you.

These spring hinge glasses are available in two colours: Brown and Black. Bold Brown eyeglasses is a full wood frame made with spring hinges to guarantee flexibility and comfort on your day to day activity. 

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If you prefer a darker frame, you should go for the Bold Black eyeglasses. They bring you comfort and a sophisticated appeal.

Both precription glasses are handcrafted from authentic Oak Wood and are equipped with an aluminum core for durability. In addition, these rectangle glasses have integrated spring hinges for a flawless and comfortable fit. As for the design, they feature slightly rounded edges and a standout keyhole bridge for an effortlessly fashionable look. Moreover, the coloured spring hinge glasses with a modern design will be sure to add character to your everyday look!

The Bold eyeglasses look suitable on oval, round, heart and oblong face shapes.

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2. Browline Spring Hinge Glasses

Another addition to the list of best spring hinge glasses is similar to the first collection. If this is your first time buying eyewear, browline glasses are the IT thing. As a bit of history, the browlines became popular in the 1940s-1960s. Manufacturers believe the shape adds a unique touch to one's physical appearance. The best browline glasses all have spring hinges. That says a lot about the benefits of them. In addition, browline wearers are seen as fun and attractive.

Like the Harmony eyeglasses, these trendy glasses quickly got popular among the crowd. They are handcrafted from authentic Oak Wood and are equipped with an aluminum core for extra resistance and durability. Don't to forget the integrated spring hinges for a comfortable feel! These browline glasses frames are rounded square, combining winged tips and a keyhole bridge for a vintage flair. These fashion-forward spring hinge glasses are perfect for a charming, refined and on-trend finishing look.

These rounded-square spring hinge glasses look great on oval, square, rectangle and oblong face shapes.

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3. Wood Round Spring Hinge Glasses

We're all about comfort and sustainability, that's why we just can't seem to stop talking about wood frame eyeglasses. Are you a fan of round glasses like the ones seen on iconic glasses wearers? Because they made their way to the list of best spring hinge glasses. Round eyeglasses add a touch of glamour to men's and women's fashion; just like the Cheer collection. So what do you think round wood glasses will do to your wardrobe?

The Cheer Rose eyeglasses are handcrafted from authentic Rose Wood, for a soft, fashionable and comfortable finish. Featuring spring hinges these glasses will last you a while.

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Featuring spring hinges these glasses will last you a while. The Cheer Black eyeglasses are handmade from original Oak Wood for a more bold finish. These lightweight frames include spring hinges for an ensured comfortable fit all around! As for the design, the flex specs glasses are inspired by the retro era. In other words, they combine subtly winged tips and a standout keyhole bridge for a throwback appeal with modern styling.

The Cheer flex hinge glasses look suitable on rectangle, square, diamond, heart and oblong face shapes.

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4. Metal Round Spring Hinge Glasses

In fashion, everything and everyone can be a source of inspiration. The same rule applies for round glasses frames. So our next pick of best spring hinge glasses comes from a famous musician. English singer and songwriter John Lennon was known for his round eyeglasses. His iconic look entered fashion history. Now you see people sporting the look in sunglasses and eyeglasses. Hence, you can go for a better version of the Lennon glasses by getting metal round spring hinge glasses known as the Joy collection.

First, the Joy Rose Gold eyeglasses are handmade from premium stainless steel and feature authentic Ebony Wood temples. For a soft and sophisticated look you should go for the joy collection in rose gold.

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However, it's also available in silver with the Joy Silver eyeglasses. Both circle glasses are handmade from superior stainless steel and include original Walnut Wood temples. The metal round glasses have spring hinges, making them really comfortable.

As for the design, the round eyeglasses feature slim lines and an arc-shaped nose bridge for a classic, minimal and flawless finish. In addition, the rounded metal rim boasts a shiny gold or silver finish along with standout wooden temples for a unique, fun, quirky touch to your everyday look!

The round spring hinge glasses look good on rectangle, square, diamond, heart and oblong face shapes.

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5. Aviator Spring Hinge Glasses

If you're looking to upgrade your eyewear collection for something more modern, you'll love our next pair of spring hinge glasses. Their timeless shape will make you look effortlessly chic. But, ladies and gentlemen, we're talking about the aviator eyeglasses. The iconic silhouette is featured in many films and series, so why not own a pair? There are plenty of comfortable aviator spring hinge glasses out there, like the Purpose collection, ready to be worn by you!

The oversized aviator eyeglasses are found in two colours: gold and black. The Purpose Gold eyeglasses features a metal gold finish. The perfect touch of vintage styling to your outfits. Long last and extremely comfortable, these gold glasses can withstand activities.

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For a more modern frame, go for the Purpose Black eyeglasses. They have the same level of comfort but is finished off with a black matte finish for a touch of modern. These glasses are handcrafted from premium stainless steel and feature authentic Rose Wood temples with integrated spring hinges to ensure a flawless and comfy fit. Moreover, the aviator flex hinge glasses are vintage-inspired. In other words, they are designed with a standout black bar and a raised nose bridge featuring an alluring gold or matte black monochromatic finish for a sharp look. These signature aviator spring hinge glasses are a must-have statement-making piece if you ask us.

The aviator spring hinge eyeglasses look great on oval, diamond, round, rectangle, square, oblong and heart face shapes.

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6. Squared Aviator Spring Hinge Glasses

Your next choice of glasses will need to give your everyday looks the right amount of confidence, glam, and sophistication. So, what if we told you we have prescription and non-prescription eyeglasses just like that? Our next pick of best spring hinge glasses is the Drive collection.

They're geometric glasses available for men and women. So, get ready to bring out your fun side. The Drive Gold eyeglasses are handmade from premium stainless steel and feature authentic Sandal Wood temples.

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In addition, the Drive Silver eyeglasses are handmade from high-end stainless steel and include original Zebra Wood temples. Both eyeglasses have integrated spring hinges so that you can wear your eyeglasses frames for long hours with no disturbance.

Moreover, the squared-aviator flex hinge glasses have a straight top bar and a raised nose bridge featuring a monochromatic gold or silver finish for a sharp look. These sophisticated spring hinge glasses are statement-making pieces because of the blend of vintage elements and premium materials.

The geometric flex hinge glasses look great on oval, round, heart and diamond face shapes.

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7. Semi-Rimless Cat-Eye Spring Hinge Glasses

Ladies, we're dedicating the last pick of the best spring hinge glasses for you. A woman is supposed to feel confident in her look. Whether she's on her way to work or time out with friends, her entire outfit, including eyewear, is supposed to make her feel comfortable and glamourous. No need to tell you how effective the cat-eye spring hinge glasses are. Why not go for a semi-rimless pair like the Enchanted collection for a more modern look?

The Enchanted Gold eyeglasses boast a gold finish for that vintage appeal. The semi-rimless glasses are a great way to add a touch of style to your outfit while remaining comfortable.

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The Enchanted Silver eyeglasses are also as comfortable but have a silver finish. They are handmade from premium stainless steel and integrated spring hinges. But, the first spring hinge glasses include Ebony wood temples, while the other flex hinge glasses include Cassia Siamea temples. As for the design, the striking cat-eye semi-rimless frame features angular lines and a winged butterfly tip combining modern and vintage styling. In addition, the collection of cat-eye glasses is embellished with two tones: gold and matte black or silver and matte black. So, what's your pick?

The semi-rimless cat-eye spring hinge glasses look good on round, oval, square, rectangle, heart and oblong face shapes.

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Did you enjoy our guide of spring hinges on glasses? Now that you have an idea about the popularity of spring hinges, you know how to update your eyewear. Multiple designs, including shapes and textures, can complement your closet, your personal lifestyle choice and be comfortable. It all comes down to YOU! Remember that spring hinge glasses are made for your comfort.

By Rachad Kabbara