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1960s decorative Czech pendants

Era: 1960s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Cut glass pendant lights salvaged from former Czechoslovakia. Stylish and simple glass shades with an open top, which allows up lighting, making these lights perfect for circulation areas or where all round distribution of light is desired.

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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. All original electrical elements are removed and replaced with brand new, certified components (EN60598 if your electrician asks). Any pre-wired lights are then rewired, tested and certified in line with electrical safety standards BS EN 60598. That way you have a light you can rely on every day, for decades to come.

Product details

Each light is supplied tested and rewired with 2no. new screw (E27) lamp holders, 2mtrs Elephant Grey braided cable, suspension wire and ceiling mounting kit.

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270 mm
90 mm
3.1 kg
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Supplied wired and tested to BS EN60598. IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

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A quick word from our customers

Beautiful Light! 

I toyed with this light for ages before I bought it, thinking it was a lot of money. When I eventually ordered and received the light, I was not disappointed. I love this light, so heavy, chunky and in my eyes, gorgeous. It will look brilliant in my dining room, in my newly renovated farmhouse. 

- Tina | Cheshire | UK

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Excellent service in all respects.

- David | Preston | UK

Fantastic, so pleased

I have never received a more beautifully packaged item, the light itself is wonderful and we are very pleased. 

- Eleanor | Worcester | UK

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Amazing! We are so so happy with our lights, they are beautiful, and we are so happy to have discovered you.

- Kim | Suffolk | UK