Ballo popup with Dear Rae and Asha Eleven at 99 Juta St, Braamfontein

Ballo popup with Dear Rae and Asha Eleven at 99 Juta St, Braamfontein

April 26, 2019 1 min read

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Ballo featured on BBC

Ballo featured on BBC

April 26, 2019 1 min read

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A fresh start to summer

September 17, 2015 1 min read

New kid on the block- The Burge is sure to heat things up this summer.

*Pictured in Raw Imbuia wood with Cyan Mirror lens.

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Yes, Ballo wooden frames can be fit with your prescription / RX lenses

August 04, 2015 1 min read

Most opticians will tell you they won't work with wooden frames as the frame will split.

We'll tell you different. At the core of every eyewood frame is a unique combination of recycled paper and off-cut timber, which are laminated together with a bio resin. This gives our frames durability and allows any pair of Ballo to be fit with prescription lenses.

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The making of eyewood.

May 26, 2015 0 min read

You're very own Ballo workshop visit... Enjoy.

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ARTIST EYEWOOD PROGRAM | #AEP - Atang Tshikare

September 18, 2014 1 min read

 

Over the past few months Ballo been working with local artist Atang Tshikare, zabalazaa.com. Atang is the first in the new Artist Eyewood Program (AEP).  

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The B-SIDE

September 01, 2014 1 min read

One of our newest editions to the range is the flat top B-Side, cutting straight across the brow with some old school attitude. It’s our modern take on a retro style. Available with the natural wooden hues, or with a two-tone colour finish, the B-Side is a champ.

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Ballo Background

May 12, 2014 1 min read

Ballo frames and cases are made, with love in Woodstock, Cape Town. Our frames are hand made from recycled paper and off-cut timber from local furniture producers. All frames come with high quality polarized lenses and can be fit with your prescription. Eyewood come with a 6 month warranty against manufacturing faults.

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