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Decorative opaline Czech pendants

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decorative white opaline glass czech pendant light with bakelite gallery
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Decorative opaline Czech pendants

Era: 1950s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Elegant opaline glass pendant lights with a decorative underside and their original Bakelite galleries. The lights were salvaged from a school in the former Czechoslovakia. These make fantastic feature lights within circulation or living areas.

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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 the 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

The restoration process our lighting goes through can take many months. To begin, we gently disassemble each light fitting, letting us spot any flaws and plan how best to bring it up to modern electrical standards. Then, our team of experts patiently restore each component by hand.

gold fabric braided power cable with decorative suspension chain and ceiling plate

Product details

Each light is supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder, 2mtrs of suspension chain, traditional old gold braided cable and ceiling mounting plate. (If you would prefer another colour cable, wire suspension or an E26 lamp holder for use in the USA, please just ask).

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300 mm
380 (Inc Stem) mm
2.8 kg
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White

IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

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