The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg in Western Europe is renowned for it’s vineyards and breweries. Its production of steel is also note worthy. But perhaps it’s most prestigious export is the eyewear brand Gold &Wood founded by Maurice Leonard in 1995. As the company continues to produce creations imbued with a timeless elegance, it has trademarked the aptly descriptive term luxury “Eyepieces”.
The masterful craftsmanship and industrial innovation required to produce these exceptional pieces is remarkable. The lamination of fine veneers of noble materials in raw form is executed with exquisite precision .
Rare woods, such as tanganika and carob, of a controlled provenance are sourced for use from regions where systematic reforestation is monitored. Authentic buffalo horn is procured from farms adhering to ethical standards of harvesting.
The styling of models currently in our stores reflect a contemporary interpretation of shapes popularized in the 1950’s. Those depicted incorporate rose gold, California walnut bur and bubinga (above) and marbled horn and ebony (below).