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Portia / Cork

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Smooth and sumptuous. The curves of the Portia give rise to a feeling of a rare ephemeral embrace of the soul.

Lens width: 50mm
Nose bridge: 18mm
Temple: 140mm

CORK Range:
After 7 years of making ethical eyewear by hand, this Ballo range is a fairly meaningful breakthrough- lightweight, durable, extremely flexible, sustainable, floating sunglasses. Made using cork, recycled poly-cotton canvas and bio-resin. These carbon neutral unisex frames are ready for the beach, the boat and the backyard.  

More about Ballo frames:

  • handmade in Woodstock, Cape Town
  • contain sustainably sourced corkrecycled canvas and bio-resin
  • temples fitted with spring hinges for comfort
  • lenses are highest CR39 polarized/UV400 Revo mirror
  • can be fit with your prescription/RX lenses by any optometrist
  • come packaged in hard and soft cases
  • have a 12 month warranty against manufacturing faults

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