Guide To Buying Craft Magnifiers
Guide to Buying Craft Magnifiers
And Craft Magnifying Glasses For Close Work.
Of Craft Magnifiers
cross stitch magnifier-beading magnifier | sewing magnifier-embroidery magnifier
knitting-quilting magnifier | needlework-needlepoint magnifier
Held Craft Magnifying Glass.
Con: For short duration use as your hand will tire and you have to hold the magnifier
Hands Free Craft Magnifying Glass.
Pro: Magnification with both hands free to work on your craft
more expensive and less portable.
Hands Free Magnifiers:
power should I choose?
- Select a craft magnifier
that provides the proper magnification at a comfortable work distance.
- The higher the power the shorter the focal length(work or reading distance) and the smaller the field
- A very high power may bring you to close to your work.
- For best craft magnifier
results wear you reading glasses.
Does not apply to Fresnel Lens magnifiers
which have a focal range of 4 inches.
Do I need a craft magnifying glass with a light?
A craft magnifying glass with light will provide a better magnified
image then a non-lighted magnifier. Most lighted craft magnifiers are either led or fluorescent lighted
Recommended Magnifying Glass For Crafts
Wearable Magnifying Glasses For
Headband Magnifiers For Crafts.
Of A Quality Headband Magnifier
- Light weight: A head magnifier that is to heavy will be uncomfortable.
headband: The headband magnifying glass should be adjustable for a good fit.
- Padded headband:
Select a magnifying headband that is padded for comfort.
- Lighted headband magnifier: If your lighting conditions are poor a headband magnifier
with light is advisable. Our headband magnifiers are led lighted and can be removed from the visor.
- Wear with your glasses: All
of our headband magnifier can be worn with glasses.
- Flip up-Flip Down: Most of our magnifiers will flip up and out of the way when magnification
is not required.
- Coated lenses: Coated
lenses will protect the lenses from scratches, mars and abrasions and reduce glare. We have several models that offer coated
lenses: Many of our headband binocular magnifiers are available with multiple interchangeable power
lenses that provides different magnifications for different tasks.
Headband magnifiers provide higher
magnification then ordinary glasses and can be worn with your glasses..
Lighted Lighted Lighted Lighted
Of Telesight Magnifier Glasses.
- These magnifying glasses are perfect for various crafts.
- Light weight and comfortable to wear.
- The precision prismatic magnifying lenses eliminate eyestrain.
in 6 Powers
HALF EYE $39.00 FULL FRAME $39.00 CLIP ON $39.00
Attributes Of Clip On Magnifier Glasses.
Hands free magnifying eyeglasses for crafts
Clips-on to most frames and will add magnification
power to your present glasses
Clip on eyeglasses for cross stitch, sewing embroidery, beading, needlepoint,
needlework and quilting
Flips up when not in use
3 Powers $10.95 2 Powers $9.95 4 Powers $26.95
Non-Lighted Lighted Large
An around the neck magnifying glass provides
hands free magnification for reading, low vision and many crafts such as sewing, cross stitch, needle
point and embroidery.
Hands Free Magnifying Craft Lamps
Magnifier lamps offer the dual benefits of hands free magnification plus a built in shadow free light
source (fluorescent magnifier lamp and led magnifier lamp) that when combined help you read print
more easily and see small detailed objects.
Attributes Of Magnifying Craft Lamps.
- Hands Free
- Various lens powers
- Clamp-on or non-tilt base models
- LED or Fluorescent lighted for soft white light
LED Craft Magnifying Lamps
Fluorescent Craft Magnifier Lamps
2.25X 1.75X 175X
Useful Magnifier Information
you enter middle age your near vision changes and reading becomes more difficult and causes eye strain. This condition is called presbyopia and a magnifier will make reading a book or crafts more
enjoyable. Other problems that a magnifying glass will be helpful
are low vision, macular degeneration, cataract and glaucoma.
Diopter: Diopter is a measurement that is used to calculate
the power of a magnifying lens. It will appear as "D" .
Power: Power is how large an object or print increases as
you look through a lens. It appears has "X"
Focal Length: Measurement from the center of the lens
to to the object and be in focus.
Rules Of Magnification.
higher the power of the lens the closer you must get to the object being viewed and the smaller the field
As the power of a lens
increases, the diameter of the lens decreases.
Diopter is a term used to determine the power(magnification)of a lens. The terms are sometimes confused.
High power magnifiers such as 8x must be held
steady or else they will be out of focus.