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IN THE SHADE

SUNGLASSES So is there someone around who doesn’t like to sport a nice pair of sunglasses? The History of Sunglasses Tales of “sun cheaters”, among other unusual names, were spoken of back in the time of the Roman Empire, when the Emperor would cover his eyes with bits of emerald to help shade the sun from his vision. Milestones: 1300c Chinese judges wore smoked-coloured quartz lenses to conceal their expressions in court. 1430c Vision correcting darkened eye-glasses were introduced to Italy from China. 1700c James Ayscough believed that blue-green tinted... Read More