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Every magnifying glasses for crafts manufacturer releases at least a couple of models every year. Given that fact, no wonder why there are so many of them on the market. Picking the best magnifying glasses for crafts out of a huge selection is a very hard task. To make it simpler, use our top list of the best magnifying glasses for crafts.

The top list of the best magnifying glasses for crafts will help you make the right purchase. Our team has picked the best magnifying glasses for crafts on the market to save your precious time and stop you from buying a bad product.

U.S. Top 10 Best Magnifying Glasses For Crafts of 2018

Rating Image Name and Features Details
4.8
MagniPros LED Illuminated Headband Magnifier Visor 1. MagniPros LED Illuminated Headband Magnifier Visor
You can put this head mount magnifier on your head like a pair of glasses.
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4.5
Reading Magnifier 2. Reading Magnifier (Best Lightweight)
Led lights make enlarged text and images more clearly and accurately, perfect for reading at dark or dim, with a simple switch to open or close.
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4.3
Hands Free Lighted Reading Magnifier 3. Hands Free Lighted Reading Magnifier (Best for the Price)
A great magnifying glass with light will be a best favorite for your elderly loved ones.
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4.0
Brightech LightView PRO LED Magnifying Lamp 4. Brightech LightView PRO LED Magnifying Lamp
This clamp lamp is ideal for anyone who strains their eyes to see words on a page or for projects that require small pieces because it magnifies and provides light without glare.
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4.0
A4 Full Page Led Lighted Magnifier 3x Magnification Hands Free Magnifying Glass Desktop Foldable Rectangular Distortion-Free Magnifying Lens 5. A4 Full Page Led Lighted Magnifier 3x Magnification Hands Free Magnifying Glass Desktop Foldable Rectangular Distortion-Free Magnifying Lens
4 stand legs of the magnifier can be folded, portable and easy to storage, with neck cord design, it can be used as a desktop magnifier or a hanging magnifier according to your needs.
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3.8
Tomshine Dimmable LED Lighted Magnifying Glass Lamp Mental Clamp 3X 10X Full Spectrum Daylight Desk Magnifier 6. Tomshine Dimmable LED Lighted Magnifying Glass Lamp Mental Clamp 3X 10X Full Spectrum Daylight Desk Magnifier (Best to Use Right Away)
Reduces eye strain, full spectrum natural daylight effect magnifier keep your eyes away from exhaustion.
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3.3
IMZ Large Magnifying Glass 7. IMZ Large Magnifying Glass
Compatiable ideal for viewing fine details in reading books, embroidery, watch mobile video, ipad reading, crafts, inspection, magazines, newspapers, model building, soldering, jewelry design, needlepoint, sewing, antiques, miniature engraving etc.
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3.3
Brightech LightView PRO XL 2-in-1 Magnifying Glass LED Lamp: Table OR Floor Light  XL Lens To See More At Once 8. Brightech LightView PRO XL 2-in-1 Magnifying Glass LED Lamp: Table OR Floor Light XL Lens To See More At Once (Best Performance for the Price)
Assemble lightview pro xl to suit your needs.
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3.3
1, 200 Lumens Super LED Magnifying Lamp with Clamp , Dimmable , Microfiber Cleaning Cloth Included , 60PCS SMD LED , 5 Diopter , 5 Diameter Lens , Adjustable Swivel Arm Utility Clamp Light by NeatFi 9. 1, 200 Lumens Super LED Magnifying Lamp with Clamp , Dimmable , Microfiber Cleaning Cloth Included , 60PCS SMD LED , 5 Diopter , 5 Diameter Lens , Adjustable Swivel Arm Utility Clamp Light by NeatFi
Dimmable simply press the power button to adjust the brightness level by 25%, 50%, 75%, or 100%.
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2.8
Tartek Rechargeable Magnifying LED Lamp-3X Optical Magnifier Glass Lens 10. Tartek Rechargeable Magnifying LED Lamp-3X Optical Magnifier Glass Lens
Feature 3 adjustable brightness levels, enables you to easily create the most comfortable lighting mood, clearly view and eliminate eyestrain under any light condition.
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№ 1. MagniPros LED Illuminated Headband Magnifier Visor with Bonus Cleaning Cloth and 5 Detachable Lenses 1x, 1.5x, 2x, 2.5x 3.5x, (upgraded Version) Hands-free Head Worn Lighted Magnifying Glass
 

Style
5/5
 

Size
4/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Value
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.8
MagniPros See Things Differently 9 x 5.8 x 3.5 inches 12 ounces
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Ultra bright headlights: two energy-efficient leds with rotatable angle; turn on or off with a simple switch on the top of the headset (batteries not included). 5 distortion free interchangeable magnifying lenses – switch between 5 optical grade optical lenses using a simple click and release system. Magnification power: 1x.1.5x.2x.2.5x.3.5x. Comfortable and stylish: you can put this head mount magnifier on your head like a pair of glasses. Mirror leg can be removed and changed to elastic band. This headband magnifier glasses has a very light weigh so that you would not feel any burdened or uncomfortable. Versatile: the individual lenses /magnifying lenses can be easily assembled and dismantled. Perfect headset magnifier for close up work like dentists, electricians, jewelers, sewing, crafts, beauty, painting and the elderly.

Dual headband wearing modes & adjustable led lights: alternate between wearing it as glasses or headband. The included head strap can be attached with ease to ensure a more secure fit. The movable head magnifier lens slot can adjust the distance between your eyes and lens for different needs to ensure accurate irradiation of light source on the surface of viewed object, making it more convenient in use. This magnifying glass lamp can be used as a headlamp at night.

 

 
The Good
5 distortion free interchangeable magnifying lenses
Ultra bright headlights
Dual headband wearing modes & adjustable led lights
The Bad
This product is amazing.
 

 

 
№ 2. Reading Magnifier, Hand-free 3x Full-page Magnifier, Wallfire Magnifying Glass LED Lighted Desktop Lamp for Reading Inspection, Repairing, Handcraft, Crafts, Needlework, Hobbies
 

Style
5/5
 

Size
5/5
 

Durability
3/5
 

Value
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.5
Wallfire 4.2 ounces
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3x full-page magnifier – make magnified text and images even more clear and precise you will never worry about can not see the text and images clear because of too small.3x full-page magnifier make your reading for small prints map, newspaper, magazine comfortable from then on. Protect your eyes without tiring – large viewing area make reading more relax. It can protect your eyes when you use the led magnifier in the dark place. The most suitable for elder reading as well as observe small animals such as insects for kids. Ideal for longer reading time protect your eyes without tiring. Magnifying glass with led light – led lights make enlarged text and images more clearly and accurately, perfect for reading at dark or dim, with a simple switch to open or close. High quality with lightweight – environmental pvc and high quality unbreakable abs make wallfire led reading magnifier lightweight and durable.

360 bracket hands-free 3x magnifier – 360, free screen rotates, reading more convenient and comfortable. Most suitable for checking books, newspapers, maps, documents, computer screens, medicine bottles, handicrafts and other details.

 

 
The Good
360 bracket hands-free 3x magnifier
High quality with lightweight
3x full-page magnifier
Magnifying glass
Protect your eyes without tiring
The Bad
Cannot be used right out from the box.
 

 

 
№ 3. Hands Free Lighted Reading Magnifier, Dicfeos Extra Large Neck Wear Quality Magnifying Glass with Light for Seniors Reading, Sewing, Cross Stitch, Embroidery, Can Stand On Desktop
 

Style
4/5
 

Size
4/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Value
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.3
Dicfeos 8.7 x 5.5 x 0.8 inches 7.4 ounces
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A large magnifying glass – 3.95 inch large magnifying optical lens will absolutely helps you a lot during cross stitch, sewing, embroidery, reading books or making crafts. Crystal clear vision come back again. A magnifying glass with light – 2 led lights provide the best illumination for reading and working at night or in darkness( need 3 aaa batteries, not include ). A great gifts for grandparents – a great magnifying glass with light will be a best favorite for your elderly loved ones. They will praise you with thanks when you gift them this magnifying lenses. Treat your loved ones to an amazing gift today, they will love you for it.

A magnifying glass on stand – it’s also a versatile companion for works and hobbies. Open the silver cover as stand, it will be a desktop magnifying glasses, the angle of the magnifying head can adjust as you wish. A hands free magnifying glass – hanging around the neck, this hands free magnifier will definitely helps you to enjoy the close works at ease with large and clear vision.

 

 
The Good
A magnifying glass with light
A large magnifying glass
A hands free magnifying glass
A magnifying glass on stand
The Bad
Requires regular maintenance.
Beginners will not be able to assemble it by themselves.
 

How did you create this rating list with the best magnifying glasses for crafts?

We sincerely wanted to help our readers, so our team spent many hours comparing various magnifying glasses for craftsfrom different manufacturers. It was not easy, since we had to find a way to include both cheap and expensive magnifying glasses for craftsin our rating list. That is why we decided to make the price/quality ratio the determining factor. No matter what your budget is, you can use our guide to choose the best magnifying glasses for crafts in the preferred price category.

 

 
№ 4. Brightech LightView PRO LED Magnifying Lamp, Full Spectrum Daylight Bright Magnifier Glass Lighted Lens, Adjustable Swivel Arm Utility Clamp Light for Desk Table Task Craft Or Work Bench, White
 

Style
4/5
 

Size
4/5
 

Durability
3/5
 

Value
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.0
Brightech LTVEWDL 21.5 x 10 x 4.6 inches 6.55 pounds
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Reduces eye strain: this clamp lamp is ideal for anyone who strains their eyes to see words on a page or for projects that require small pieces because it magnifies and provides light without glare. The 5 inch diameter lens with a 9 inch focal range brings renewed clarity to reading papers, doing cross stitch, knitting, crocheting, beadwork, sewing or other hobbies that require small pieces. This magnifier lamp also works well on electronic devices such as a kindle, mobile phone, or ipad. Perfect magnifying lamp for work or hobbies: the brightech lightview pro led magnifying clamp lamp was designed for anyone who needs to constantly focus close up or anyone with vision problems such as aging eyes or macular degeneration. This lamp boasts a 5 inch diameter lens that will bring hard to see details into clear, sharp focus. It magnifies up to 225% magnification without getting hot so that you can enjoy your work and hobbies with joy and ease.

Long lasting & energy efficient: this lamp includes a 9 watt power saving integrated led light so that you will never have to replace the light. It s advanced 6.000k cool white led technology with an output of 650 lumens allows this lamp to outshine lamps that depend on short lived, energy consuming standard halogen, cfl, or incandescent bulbs. Save money and energy while enjoying long lasting bright light. Clamp lamp easily attaches and detaches: the heavy duty, extremely stable aluminum clamp opens up to 2.5 inches and conveniently attaches to a desk, workbench, or table. This lamp only weighs 7.5 pounds making it easy to detach and reattach to any surface that you need. The triple joint arm with an internal cantilever swivels 360 degrees so that you can position the light where your eyes need it most. The detachable mobility and adjustability of this lamp make it ideal for work or hobbies.

 

 
The Good
Satisfaction guaranteed warranty
Long lasting & energy efficient
Reduces eye strain
The Bad
Not suitable for everyone due to the specific construction.
 

Is there a way to get my money back for a magnifying glasses for crafts?

Shop has a customer-friendly return policy, which means that you will not have any difficulties returning your money. If there is something wrong with your magnifying glasses for crafts, you only need to contact the customer support and ask for a refund. However, you should carefully read the item’s description before buying a magnifying glasses for crafts.

 

 
 

Style
5/5
 

Size
3/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Value
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.0
Moonlove 10.6 x 8.1 x 4.3 inches 11.2 ounces
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4 stand legs of the magnifier can be folded, portable and easy to storage, with neck cord design, it can be used as a desktop magnifier or a hanging magnifier according to your needs. The 4 bright led lights of the magnifying glass provide a better light at dim conditions. High quality pvc lens, distortion free. Size: 27cm x 20.5cm x 110cm, a4 size full page provide a large viewing and no need to move your hands frequenty. Powered by 2 aaa batteries (not included). Excellent tool for reading newspaper, magazines and maps, making handicraft, repairing gadgets, knitting, sewing, or embroidery or any other hobbies, which is precision. A great gift for those who vision is aging or people who’s eyesight is poor.

 

 
The Good
Powered by 2 aaa batteries
The 4 bright led lights
Excellent tool
High quality pvc lens
The Bad
Smelled disgusting during the first days of use.
 

 

 
№ 6. Tomshine Dimmable LED Lighted Magnifying Glass Lamp Mental Clamp 3X 10X Full Spectrum Daylight Desk Magnifier with Light Hands Free for Table Reading Close Work Bench Task Craft
 

Style
3/5
 

Size
5/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Value
2/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.8
Tomshine 1.5 pounds
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Reduces eye strain, full spectrum natural daylight effect magnifier keep your eyes away from exhaustion. White light color, flicker-free and anti-glare light without strobes and radiation. Flexible position, lighted lamp with flexible metal gooseneck & adjustable clip, swivels 360 degrees so that you can position the light where your eyes need it most. Great magnifying tool for printing, machinery, carving, gardening, jewelry identification, electronic etc. Usb powered, this magnifying glass with long usb cable, just plug it into power bank/wall adapter/computer when you need the led lights.

Dimmable magnifier lamp & 3x/10x magnifications, adjustable natural brightness and 2 lighted lens with different magnifications: 3x/10x, meets your different requirement in various occasions.

 

 
The Good
Reduces eye strain
Flexible position
Dimmable magnifier lamp & 3x/10x magnifications
Usb powered
Super warranty service
The Bad
Not the best price on the market.
Lacks many useful features.
 

 

 
№ 7. IMZ Large Magnifying Glass with Stand, 2.5x Lens 5x Zoom, Foldable and Hand-held Design with 2 LED Desk Lamp Stand Jumbo Magnifier for Reading Book, Newspaper, Currency, Inspection, Coins, Map, Sewing
 

Style
4/5
 

Size
2/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Value
2/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.3
IMZ 6.1 x 2.2 x 12.5 inches 15.8 ounces
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High clarity – the high quality shatter resistant lens offers a superb 2x (large lenses) and 5x (small lens) magnification power with no smearing and blurring on the images. Compatiable ideal for viewing fine details in reading books, embroidery, watch mobile video, ipad reading, crafts, inspection, magazines, newspapers, model building, soldering, jewelry design, needlepoint, sewing, antiques, miniature engraving etc. Ultra bright led – the illumination powered by 2 ultra bright energy-efficient leds with on off switch. Perfect for low light reading or fine detail and people with low vision.

Jumbo size view – 5.5 inch oversized handheld magnifying glass with 3x and 10x scratch-resistant high power lens. Great design for all situation – three folding joints can ensure free changing of angles and can adjust the height and position of lens when you want to use the handheld function, just remove a folding joint, you can freely use.

 

 
The Good
High clarity
Ultra bright led
Jumbo size view
The Bad
Is not suitable for outdoor use.
You will have to overpay for many unnecessary features.
 

 

 
№ 8. Brightech LightView PRO XL 2-in-1 Magnifying Glass LED Lamp: Table OR Floor Light XL Lens To See More At Once, Scratch and Heat Resistant Diopter Glass, 2.25x Magnification Energy-saving 9w Led
 

Style
4/5
 

Size
2/5
 

Durability
3/5
 

Value
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.3
Brightech LTVPCL-W-XL 8 x 11.5 x 56 inches 19.3 pounds
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The widest viewer of any magnifier lamp on the market: with a rectangular 5-diopter lens (225% magnification strength aka 2.25x) that measures 6 wide by 4.5 long, the xl edition of lightview pro brings reading fine print and working on detailed tasks into clearer focus than ever before for aging eyes. Gone is the inconvenience of a round lens; an elongated magnifier captures a greater breadth of details within a single frame. Floor lamp or table lamp your choice: assemble lightview pro xl to suit your needs. The versatile, innovative design lets you customize the height of your lamp. An adjustable 1 wide arm attached to a slightly arched metal support of 2 diameter easily rests on a desk or table. To convert to a floor lamp, simply insert the included straight pole in between the flex arm and the base, and you re good to go. All brightech magnifier led lamps come with a 3-year warranty.

That makes them scratch and heat resistant for much greater durability. Daylight-bright, money-saver led: drawing on just 9 watts, this energy-saving magnifier lamp will last up to 100.000 hours. 60 embedded miniature led lights orbit the rectangle-shaped.5-diopter glass, producing brightness without generating heat. The lamp’s 900 lumens equal a 65w incandescent bulb. Light color temperature is 5.000 kelvin, meaning its cool white hue brings every detail into focus. Slender arm pivots in any direction; adjust position without loosening or tightening knobs.

 

 
The Good
Floor lamp or table lamp your choice
The warranty
The widest viewer of any magnifier lamp on the market
The Bad
The material quickly heats up, making the product impossible to use in summer.
 

 

 
 

Style
4/5
 

Size
2/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Value
2/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.3
NeatFi Light 21.3 x 11.5 x 4.5 inches 6.65 pounds
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Dimmable simply press the power button to adjust the brightness level by 25%.50%.75%, or 100%. A full three-year warranty is included. 1.200 lumens bright – super led light provides 1.200 lumens for reading small print or working on your special projects. This energy-saving desk lamp will last up to 100.000 hours and is great for reading, knitting, circuit boards, and soldering. And the best part is it doesn t get hot. Bonus large microfiber cleaning cloth included (7.87×7.87 inches). Made of a soft and durable high-quality microfiber material. Ideal for cleaning any delicate surface, including glasses, camera lenses, smart phones, tablets, and lcd screens.

Multi-purpose led you can either use this as an led desk lamp or magnifying lamp by opening or closing the lens cover with the easily adjustable triple-joint arm.

 

 
The Good
100% guaranteed if
Bonus large microfiber cleaning cloth included
Dimmable simply press
1.200 lumens bright
The Bad
Smelled disgusting during the first days of use.
 

 

 
№ 10. Tartek Rechargeable Magnifying LED Lamp-3X Optical Magnifier Glass Lens with 3 Adjustable Light Settings and Detachable Handle, Perfect for Crafts, Hobbies, Reading, Sewing, Repair, Needlepoint
 

Style
3/5
 

Size
3/5
 

Durability
2/5
 

Value
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
2.8
Tartek ML-600 15.5 x 4.3 x 1.2 inches 1.2 pounds
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Flexible position: 15″ tall lighted lamp with metal goose neck.360 degrees swivels for versatile adjustment, allows to pivot magnifier lamp to any desired height and position. The strong metal snake pipe keeps the lamphead in position, won’t sag or droop due to the gravity. Adjustable brightness: feature 3 adjustable brightness levels, enables you to easily create the most comfortable lighting mood, clearly view and eliminate eyestrain under any light condition. Detachable design: metal clamp (clamp opens to maxium of 2.5 inches) and handle interchangeable. The heavy duty metal clamp firmly hold the study desk, table, bedhead, edge, saving the space and offering hands free magnifier and light. While the handed magnification makes it available to move to any desired place and achieve more flexibility.

Recharge powered: built with 6 energy efficient bright led lights and 180ma lithium battery, drawing on less than 9 watts, up to 6 hours brightness. Recharge with power bank/wall adapter/computer (not included). Lighted magnifier: come with k9 optical 3x magnifying glass lens (distortion-free), with a focal range of up to 7 inches, and powerful bright leds to bring small and intricate details back into clear focus, makes it much easier to see. Great for doing precision work such as jewelry, crafts, sewing, electronics and more.

 

 
The Good
Flexible position
Recharge powered
Detachable design
Adjustable brightness
Lighted magnifier
The Bad
Cannot be used right out from the box.
You will not be able to use it on the daily basis.
 

What should be my main choice criteria when buying a magnifying glasses for crafts?

If you are buying a magnifying glasses for crafts for the fist time in your life and do not really know much about it, you should always look carefully for user reviews from other customers. Learn from the experience of other people and try to find a magnifying glasses for crafts according to its material and assembly quality.

What exactly did you take into consideration while making the list of the best magnifying glasses for crafts?

We compared hundreds of various magnifying glasses for crafts and chose TOP options with the best price/quality ratio. It was not easy, since manufacturers present new modes of magnifying glasses for craftsevery year. We made an unbiased review and used only important factors, such as prices, materials, weights, and many other things.

What do I need to check before choosing a magnifying glasses for crafts?

Marketplace provides a myriad of convenient features to help you compare and choose magnifying glasses for crafts. It also aggregates thousands of reviews from people all over the world. Always read them before choosing a magnifying glasses for crafts!

What are the price limits for decent magnifying glasses for crafts?

Price is a very important factor of any magnifying glasses for crafts. Usually, the higher it costs the better its quality. However, we recommend you to consider all characteristics of a magnifying glasses for crafts. There are many models with an average price tag that can compete with the most expensive options.

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