ARCHYTAS - Steel Screw Glasses

  • A limited 5-pair run of the Archytas sunglasses was released and sold out on June 11. Please visit www.jacquelinelung.com/archytassun for more information.
  • The glasses are named after Archytas of Tarentum, an ancient Greek mathematician commonly cited as the inventor of screws, in reference to the setting mechanism created with flathead screws.
  • Model: Lydia Kim
  • Model: Alex Rivera
  • PROCESS
  • Flathead screw modified to hold the beveled lenses.
  • Flathead screws modified to hold the beveled lenses.
  • Lasercut plexi lens template. Final lenses are polycarbonate.
  • Mild steel formed by hydraulic pressing between lasercut jigs.
  • Nosepads made out of larger flathead screws.