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Spectacle Craft

Introducing the Fitzrovia Collection

Four distinguished made-to-measure silhouettes to mark the opening of Cubitts Fitzrovia.

Spectacle Design • Spectacle Craft

Spectacle Making at Cubitts King’s Cross

We welcome another talented bunch of budding spectacle makers into our workshop.

Spectacle Craft

Introducing Cubitts’ Apprentice

We’re proud to announce that QEST have awarded our very own workshop apprentice with an official Spectacle Making Apprenticeship.

Cubitts • Spectacles • Glasses

Introducing the St. James's Collection

Our new made-to-measure, made-to-order range in sixteen shapes and 175 glorious colours available exclusively at our Jermyn Street store.

Spectacles • Spectacle Craft • Videos

London and spectacles, a brief history

Following our spectacle-making workshops in May, our short documentary chronicles three centuries of spectacle making. Thanks to our friends Claire...

King's Cross • Spectacle Craft • Design

Spectacle making.

Last week we held our first spectacle making workshops, as part of London Craft Week. The workshops gave an introduction to the craftsmanship that goes...

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Cubitts • Sunglasses • Spectacles

Flaxman, in detail.

Introducing Flaxman - our most refined frame to date.

Cubitts • Sunglasses • Spectacles

Small batch production, part II

Next, we check the sizing (against both our mentor, and spectacle fitting gauge), making any adjustments with a file and polishing wheel. Next, we put...

Cubitts • Sunglasses • Glasses

Colours, glorious colours.

Herbrand, reimagined in a range of colours: monos, mottles, havanas and stripes. Each piece of zyl acetate is marked, scribed and cut by hand - before...