Cubitts Gold

Introducing Algha for Cubitts, 18kt rolled gold spectacles. Available exclusively at our St James's atelier

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Rolled Gold

All Algha for Cubitts frames consist of a wire with a monel core, and 10 microns of 18kt gold wrapped around it - about 20 times the thickness of standard plating.

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Made to Order

Each frame is made to order at the Algha Works in Hackney Wick, the UK’s oldest spectacles factory. Using Algha's classic archive of shapes each frame goes through over 120 meticulous processes to produce the finished article. Choose from 89,000 combinations - with multiple eye shapes, bridge types and temples, with an optional filigree or Windsor Rim.

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Available only at Cubitts St James's

Algha for Cubitts frames are available exclusively at Cubitts St James's, where our advisors will take your optical measurements and advise you on the range of options, before your frame is made. Algha for Cubitts frames are priced at £425, including prescription or sunglass lenses, handmade leather case and accessories.

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The Algha Works

Based in Fish Island, in the heart of Hackney Wick, London, The Algha Works have been making spectacles here since 1932 – when Max Wiseman imported an entire factory of spectacle frame-making machinery and staff from Germany. He asked his sons to set up a factory to manufacture rolled gold frames with ten German technicians, with many of the same tools and machines used today.

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Years of Excellence

The Algha Works has produced frames for some of the most iconic spectacle wearers in the world — from John Lennon to Daniel Radcliffe's Harry Potter, and for stars and characters from the world of cinema including Denzel Washington, Johnny Depp, Harrison Ford, Sean Connery and Ben Kingsley as Gandhi, to name a few.

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