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Elevate your eyewear collection the Algonquin, designed by the renowned artist Donald Chretien. Featuring his highly sought-after Turtle Island Design, this eyewear is a fusion of art, comfort, and contemporary style. Crafted to perfection, the Algonquin captures the essence of Chretien’s creativity and pays homage to his alma mater.

Key Features:

  • Distinctive Turtle Island Design: Immerse yourself in the captivating artwork of Donald Chretien with the Turtle Island Design featured prominently on these frames. The intricate details tell a story of culture and connection.
  • Generous Size & Comfort Fit: Experience exceptional comfort with the generous size of the Algonquin frames. Spring hinges and adjustable nose pads ensure a personalized fit that lasts all day, making them perfect for your active lifestyle.
  • Lightweight Elegance: Enjoy a lightweight feel that doesn't compromise on durability. The Algonquin frames offer a balance between comfort and resilience, so you can confidently showcase your style.
  • Modern Take on a Classic: The Algonquin reinvents the timeless tea cup style frame with a modern twist. Embrace the best of both worlds – classic charm and contemporary allure.
  • Color Variations: Choose from two captivating color combinations. The Black and Gun Metal option exudes understated elegance, while the vibrant Blue and Black choice adds a bold pop of color to your look.

Indulge in the artistry of Donald Chretien while embracing unparalleled comfort and style. The Algonquin Turtle Island Design Eyewear is a testament to the merging of creativity and craftsmanship, bringing you a piece that is not just an accessory, but an embodiment of culture and sophistication.

Every pair of optical frames comes with an embossed hard case and microfibre cleaning cloth, and 2 year warranty.

Partial proceeds from the sale of all AYA eyewear and accessory items are donated communities in need.


Construction: Acetate & Stainless Steel

Artwork: Turtle Island

Artist: Donald Chretien

Frame Size: 55-18-140

B - size (vertical lens height): 43.7mm


    When it comes to crafting your ideal eyewear, our focus is on precision. We exclusively provide prescription lenses after a thorough Styling Session where our qualified Dispensing Optician delves into expert lens recommendations, accurate measurements, and ensures an impeccable fit. These fundamental elements are paramount to not only enhancing the aesthetic appeal of your glasses but also ensuring optimal comfort and visual clarity.

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    Call: (705) 984-2498

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