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  1. IUSTEVE

    IUSTEVE Oakley Expert

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    I am curious about something and need some member input. I have never seen (in person) a pair of Jade Iridium lenses. I am going to have Doc paint a frame up for me and cut some Jade lenses. The question is if you were to do this what color frame would you choose that would look best with the Jade lens?
     
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  2. Rustpot

    Rustpot M Frame Lover Premium Member

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    I really suggest you look through Jade before you buy a set of cut lenses and have a frame colored around the theme of Jade.

    If memory serves they share a trait with Violet of having an inconsistent base tint.

    This may be incorrect, mind you.
     
  3. IUSTEVE

    IUSTEVE Oakley Expert

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    Meaning what?
     
  4. Rustpot

    Rustpot M Frame Lover Premium Member

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    I know Violet does this for sure, but the base color of the lens changes subtly through the lens. So the outside edges might be grey, and the lens might transition to have a green hue toward the nose.

    Once again I'm not positive Jade does this. Or that you'd even care.

    Like I said though, if memory serves Jade is one of those lenses you really need to get in front of your eyes before you plunk down some serious dough on a pair.

    Someone please correct me if I'm wrong.
     
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  5. OakleyGuru379

    OakleyGuru379 What is that thing?!

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    I think a purple frame would look sweet with Jade.
     
  6. michaelpule

    michaelpule Oakley Enthusiast

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    Jade Polarized from SGH has the same base as Ruby (the blueish hue). I love it.
     
  7. Brett28

    Brett28 Here's my money, thanks

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    Agreed, jade lenses have a purple/blue hue to them depending on the angle you look at them and the curve of the lens of course. I think some purple and black thrown into the mix would look sick.
     
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  8. lawman0210

    lawman0210 Oakley Collector

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    I like the flat black. It lets the jade shine and I think it enhances the color of the lens and doesn't distract you. Frame Color Opinions Wanted........ - 6ybyhagy.jpg
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  9. IUSTEVE

    IUSTEVE Oakley Expert

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    I was originally thinking either matte black or matte white. I dont think I can pull off a purple frame sadly, lol.
     
  10. GH4AU

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    I like the matte black. I'm going to have Chop cut a set of jade for my PB II. It looks really good from the outside. I can't comment about actually looking through them though as I have never done so myself. I've had jade lenses from Walleva in the past and they weren't bad to look through. I have since focused on keeping Oakley lenses in my frames. That jade looks slck with the black though.
     
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