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1960s Czech glass pendant lights (diamond V2)

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1960s Czech glass pendant lights (diamond V2)

Era: 1960s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Part of a large haul of miniature glass pendants of varying style and size, salvaged from a civic building in Prague, former Czechoslovakia. With a striking moulded diamond design on the outer, and prismatic detailing to the inner, they are as beautiful unlit as they are with the lights turned on. Can be suspended singularly or in clusters for maximum effect.

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Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Much of the lighting we salvage and restore from the former Eastern Bloc was produced in the manufacturing powerhouses of former Czechoslovakia. Under Communist rule the same design was often manufactured in three scaled versions to cater for varying bulb wattage. The country is also famed for its beautiful glassware, with both wall and ceiling opaline glass lights often being used in public and residential settings, such as housing blocks and schools.

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Restoration

In the mid 20th century, lights were designed with care and made to last. The work we do at skinflint is based on respecting and preserving the heritage of each piece we salvage. This ensures that every light we reclaim lives on to tell its tale: from its original use, to how it came to be discovered and restored. The next chapter of the story is up to you.

Product details

Supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder, 2mtrs of Stainless Steel braided cable and ceiling mounting plate. (If you would prefer another colour cable, or an E26 lamp holder for use in the USA, please just ask).

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115 mm
170 mm
0.90 kg
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Supplied tested to BS EN60598. IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

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Great light. It looks very smart. I was initially worried that it might be slightly big for the room (we don't have high ceilings) but it looks great and I am really pleased with it.

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