Fukui prefecture is located in the Hokuriku region of Japan. It’s known for "Echizen crab" as well as "Tojinbo" and "Eiheiji Temple”, but actually Sabae City in the Fukui Prefecture is said to be one of the three major glasses production areas in the world, producing around 96% of glasses frames in Japan. In addition, there are many excellent products unique to the Fukui Prefecture such as cutlery and Tyrolean ribbons. If you use the manufacturer‘s online shop, you can get the excellent "Made In Japan" quality products that the craftsmen make with care!

「GODEYE」: Gaming glasses that change shape to transform into headset mode & cut harmful rays

「GODEYE」: Gaming glasses that change shape to transform into headset mode & cut harmful rays

The company "Kazu Planning" sells gaming glasses. Since they use lenses that cut harmful rays, you can prevent vision loss even if you play games for a long periods of time. The most recommended product is "GODEYE". The arms open with a single tap on the switch as the glasses transform into headset mode. Since you can avoid having the glasses trapped under the headset, you can concentrate on playing the game without stress by eliminating the pressure of the ear pads and glasses. Another advantage of this product is that the design looks great with devices such as the mouse and keyboard. There are four colours: red, black, white, and clear.

Such a handmade feel! The Unique Handmade Glasses "Saimei"

Such a handmade feel! The Unique Handmade Glasses

Next, we would like to introduce you to the unique handmade eyeglasses of Saimei. They are made with careful handiwork such as cutting out the frame from a board, pasting, bending, and polishing the frame to make it glossy. Additionally, β-titanium arms, which are light and have excellent elasticity, are used, making it possible to adjust the area that touches the nose and cutting out blue light, and more. We recommend the "BROWN x GRAY" i・ro reading glasses. The stylish design makes it difficult for others to notice that they’re actually reading glasses, and there are many colour variations.

Worldwide Patent Obtained!「AirFly」: the Sports Glasses without nose pads.

Worldwide Patent Obtained!「AirFly」: the Sports Glasses without nose pads.

"AirFly" is a brand of sports sunglasses with superb comfort that is worn without nose pads by balancing the side pads of the glasses on the cheekbones. There is no feeling of pressure on the nose, and sweat does not cause the glasses to slip down the nose even when exercising. We particularly recommend the “AF-301 C-1", which is a flagship model with yellow accents. They have lenses that are easy to use in both sunny and cloudy weather, they block 99% plus of UV rays. They are safe even when playing sports for a long time under the blazing sun.

「Paperglass」: Portable Reading Glasses! : thickness of flat when folded.

「Paperglass」: Portable Reading Glasses! : thickness of flat when folded.
「Paperglass」: Light 2mm Fashionable & Portable Reading Glasses!

"Paperglass" are reading glasses that are fashionable and portable with a thickness of flat when folded. They are ultra-compact and thin enough to be sandwiched between books and magazines like a bookmark. As well as reading glasses, they have a diverse lineup of thin glasses, thin sunglasses, and glasses cases. The most recommended feature of the reading glasses "N-sta" is the product with improved original model, and keeping portability, so the glasses should be worn more comfortably. The thin sunglasses called "PG sunglasses" are also recommended. There are a wide variety of frame styles such as Butterfly and Boston.

The Retro「Rapyarn Ribbon」: made using a traditional weaving technique

The Retro「Rapyarn Ribbon」: made using a traditional weaving technique
The Retro「Rapyarn Ribbon」: made using a traditional weaving technique

A cute ribbon made at a historic fabric tape factory, and the name of this cute ribbon is "Rapyarn Ribbon". It seems like not only the manufacturing but the design work is also done in-house while making full use of the traditional Tyrolean ribbon weaving technology. We particularly recommend the product called "Oribbon Camera Strap / Dandelion Black". The back side is made of 100% cotton tape, so it doesn't feel heavy even if you have it hanging around your neck for a long period of time. There are even handcrafted items such as miscellaneous Japanese-style goods and buttons, so be sure to check them out!


“Ryusen Hamono”: inheriting & protecting the ancient Japanese Forging Technique

“Ryusen Hamono”: inheriting & protecting the ancient Japanese Forging Technique

The cutting edge of the blade is hardened alloy finished by adding cobalt and vanadium to the high-quality molybdenum steel. The sharpness is long lasting. The 63 layer forged nickel Damascus is an elegant and professional series.

Lastly, we would like to introduce the knife maker "Ryusen Hamono". With the traditional techniques of Echizen Uchihamono, the craftsmen make full use of "handiwork" skills without relying on machines. We particularly recommend the "Bontenryu Series" Damascus knives, which are forged with 63 layers of different steel materials. It should be noted that the beautiful ripple design on the blade part is done by hand, so no two knives have exactly the same pattern.


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