Masunaga Optical premiered its eyewear production back in Fukui Japan, 1905.
The birth of MASUNAGA since 1905 Collection pays tribute to the classic and timeless designs of Masunaga’s own historical frame. In 1933, Mr. Gozaemon Masunaga; founder of Masunaga Optical presented three solid gold frames to the Emperor of Japan. The frames presented to the Emperor of Japan back in 1933 was the source of inspiration of the “GMS”Gozaemon Masunaga SpectacleSeries we have today.
Over the past century, Masunaga has not even once compromised what it takes to produce a single frame. Masunaga Optical is the only company in Japan that has a factory in charge of all processes from raw material production to finishing in an integrated way. Masunaga never rush its process. No shortcut taken. Every single frame is hand-crafted with over 200 manual process involved for precision and perfection.
“We manufacture excellent eyeglasses. We want to make a profit if we can, but we don’t hesitate to take a loss. It is always in our thoughts to manufacture excellent eyeglasses” – Masunaga