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1960s Opal glass church pendants

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Reference 18_3085

1960s Opal glass church pendants

Era: 1960s Origin: UK

Matt opal glass pendants, salvaged from the 14th Century Great Hall of a large country house in Somerset where they were once installed. These are statement lights with a curved 1960s profile, the glass and open-bottom design creating an even glow when illuminated with an element of downward light.

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Origin: UK

Lighting design in the UK benefitted from a free market. Different companies were working at the same time, designing and producing similar products for the same market. Often with only slight differences in their style, they constantly upgraded and improved their original designs. The products we salvage come from the old industrial heartland of England. This area of the UK was once the boiler room of the British economy - from the potteries of Stoke, through the engineering works of Birmingham, to the wool, textile and cotton mills of Oldham and Manchester.

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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 were salvaged from the 14th Century Great Hall of a large country house in Somerset. They were once oriignally installed as part of chandeliers, they have now been senssatively restored and converted to individual pendants.

Product details

Each light is supplied with a new bayonet (B22) lamp holder, 2mtrs of traditional twisted silver braided cable and a ceiling mounting plate. (If you would prefer another colour cable please let us know).

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195 mm
330 mm
0.7 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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Beautiful light

What a great light - we're really happy with it! Delivery time was really quick too. Will be purchasing other lights from you in due course.

- Dan | Wiltshire | UK

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

- Eleanor | Worcester | 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