When you value something, you consider it important and worthwhile. So are the ABBE Glasses because they are highly crafted from high grade materials; metallic frames, great for active eyeglass wearers because the frames won't lose their shape nor will they corrode or rust when it is exposed to water - Most metal frames are made out of Monel. Monel has a copper and nickel base. This metal can be corrosion resistant, strong, and easily adjusted. It retains its stability and shape. Titanium is a silver-colored metal with low density and high strength. Because of its strength, malleability and resistance to corrosion, it has found many industrial, military, automotive, electronics and other applications. These properties make it an ideal material for creating durable glasses frames. Titanium glasses frames are also lightweight and comfortable. In glasses frames, it can be used alone or alloyed with iron, aluminum and several other materials. Long-term benefits of titanium frames far outweigh the difference in costs. Acetate is the most common material used for frame manufacturing. It has endless possibilities for color, texture, and patterns. It can even be laminated to create great visual effects, and it can retain a higher luster. Acetate is lightweight, so it is often chosen for its versatility in coloring as well as for its comfort. Acetate is made out of cotton seed fibers and plasticizers. ABBE’s frame features regular hinges, which are durable and are easy to repair.