WHEN MEMORY FAILS. 1996 Etched and oxidized sterling silver, 19th-century ruler and drafting tools, screws, velvet, lenses.

Perfect for America Recycles Day, You have to love the artistic eyewear made from scrap by Keith LoBue Eyewear. Reusing optical lenses and other pieces of trash, he created a unique mixture of eyewear design art. Is it wearable? I would guess yes, but be careful, who would want to destroy these creative works of art.

Cuff
Finnegan’s Links 1996- Optometrists’ test lenses,
calipers, cuff links, sterling silver.
Naut
3rd Place Award in EYECON: A National Juried Competition of Eyewear, Bloomington, IN 10/98
Brass nautical instrument parts, optometrists’ test lens tabs, dental mirrors, lenses.
WHEN MEMORY FAILS. 1996 Etched and oxidized sterling silver, 19th-century ruler and drafting tools, screws, velvet, lenses.
WHEN MEMORY FAILS. 1996
Etched and oxidized sterling silver, 19th-century ruler and drafting tools, screws, velvet, lenses.

Memory2

Four Eyes Lorgnettes 1997 Iron bridle parts, telegraph contact part, glass, engravings, leather, soil.
Four Eyes Lorgnettes 1997
Iron bridle parts, telegraph contact part, glass, engravings, leather, soil.
GLIMPSE OF HEAVEN. 1996- Collection of Roseanne Raab, NY Industrial shop ruler, clockspring, brass,  brass hardware, steel, engraving, book end paper,  glass bead, lenses, paper, text, soil.
GLIMPSE OF HEAVEN. 1996- Collection of Roseanne Raab, NY
Industrial shop ruler, clockspring, brass,
brass hardware, steel, engraving, book end paper,
glass bead, lenses, paper, text, soil.

Glimpse2

Deer Isle Lorgnette 1996 Optometrists' test lenses, suitcase corner bumper, 19th-century steel folding rule, drafting tool adjusting screw, brass, engraving, felt, crack.
Deer Isle Lorgnette 1996
Optometrists’ test lenses, suitcase corner bumper, 19th-century steel folding rule,
drafting tool adjusting screw, brass, engraving, felt, crack.

 

Divid
Divider frames 1996- Dividers, optometrists’ test lenses, gold eyeglass frames bridge, leather, knurled brass fittings, ruler fragment.

 

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