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1960s Czech glass pendant lights (square V3)

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1960s Czech glass pendant lights (square V3)

Era: 1960s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Striking Czech pendant lights salvaged from a civic building in Prague - part of a wider haul reclaimed from a retro chandelier, with varying designs and sizes. The open-bottomed glass shade has prismatic detailing to the inside and a retro 1960s geometric moulded design to the outer. Suspend asymmetrically in pairs or clusters to create a real statement piece.

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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. These pendants are a classic retro Czech style with a delicate moulded glass design. Now each light has been meticulously restored by our experts ready for modern-day use.

Product details

Each light is supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder, 2mtrs of stainless steel braided cable and a ceiling suspension plate. (If you would prefer another colour cable please just ask).

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125 mm
160 mm
1.05 kg
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Clear | Silver

Supplied tested to BS EN60598. Converted for use in the US and worldwide. IP20 for internal use only.

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A quick word from our customers

Excellent service

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- Robert | Chichester | UK

A piece of history

We found exactly what we wanted at skinflint: large industrial pendant lights from an old Dunlop Aerospace factory. They fill the space beautifully and we often get asked where they were sourced. With such heritage attached to them, they are like a piece of history that adds to the modern vintage feel we wanted to create. 

- Estelle | London | UK

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I've been admiring your lights for a while and the great work you guys do bringing them back to life... My Eastern Bloc LED light is now up and it's beautiful. Thanks for restoring such beautiful lights. 

- John | Kerry | Ireland

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These lamps are so practical yet elegant and unique. They’ll add a lot of character to our plain kitchen. The service levels were high - responsive and helpful.

- Clara | London | UK