Vintage Pince Nez

Pince Nez

What Are Pince Nez Eyeglasses?

Pince nez glasses refer to a type of glasses that in French translates to "Pinch Nose". Pronounced "pon snay", this style is not supported by the ears. Instead, the glasses clip onto the nose of the wearer when used. Are you interested in learning about unique pieces of eyewear? If so, then you might be curious about the pince nez. In this guide, we’ll explain all about this type of glasses including why they became popular.  The plural pince nez is the same as the singular and these spectacles come in a range of different styles. Both the singular and the plural pince nez are French. However, the name is used across the world to market and sell this unique form of eyewear. 

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