Founded at 1999 by Ralph Anderi, ic! berlin has been making top of the line, high-end eyewear products for over 15 years now. Their revolutionary patented hinge technology combined with 0.5mm thick stainless spring steel metal sheets has made them leaders & pioneers in the eyewear industry - the ultra-light, highly durable and yet fashionable eyeglasses and sunglasses frames are considered to be among the best eyewear products ever made. ic! berlin does not use screws, glue or welds to produce their products, only patented hinges that makes their product more durable and resistant then any eyewear product on the market. This highly decorated company has been dominating the market for a few years now, winning almost every eyewear-related award there is, including 8(!) "Eyewear of the Year" award since 1999. The ic! berlin Edelweiss weigh only 18g.