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1960s halo opaline pendants

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1960s halo opaline pendants

Era: 1960s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Once illuminating restaurants in Prague, former Czechoslovakia, these 1960s retro pendants are distinctive by design. Each opaline shade features a circular halo ring and an open bottomed design, bringing both ambient lighting and a touch of downlighting to modern-day interiors. An original Bakelite gallery makes these sleek and sophisticated, great in bars and restaurants over kitchen islands, or as statement pieces in lobbies and hallways.

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1960s halo opaline pendants
1960s halo opaline pendants
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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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Ceiling kit for 1960s halo opaline pendants

Product details

Each light is supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder, black braided cable and ceiling mounting plate. If you would prefer another colour cable or an E26 lamp holder (USA), please just ask.

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400 mm
370 (inc stem) mm
3.3 kg
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Supplied tested to BS EN60598. Converted for use in the US and worldwide. IP20 for internal use only.

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