Sale now on - 30% off 

Our January Sale is here, ready to help brighten up your New Year. Sign-up to our e-newsletter to receive your exclusive 30% off discount code, available to use across our entire restored vintage lighting range.

Sign up here

Sale ends 1st Feb.

Loading

Decorative opaline Czech pendants (V2)

Left
1950s opaline Czech pendant
Reference 18_2987

Decorative opaline Czech pendants (V2)

Era: 1950s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Elegant opaline glass pendant lights with a decorative underside and new spun polished aluminium gallery. The lights were salvaged from a school in former Czechoslovakia and would make lovely feature lights, with an even glow when illuminated.

Left
Decorative underside of 1950s opaline Czech pendants
1950 opaline Czech pendant polished aluminum gallery
czechoslovakia former country map

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.

View all lights from Czechoslovakia (former)
1950 opaline Czech pendant in a living room setting

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.

Product details

Each light is supplied with a new bayonet (E27) lamp holder, 2mtrs of suspension chain, traditional silver 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.

Diameter:
Height:
Weight:
Length:
Width:
Colour:

300 mm
380 (Inc Stem) mm
2.8 kg
n/a mm
n/a mm
White | Silver

Supplied tested to BS EN60598. IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

Lights for life

As well as offering a lifetime guarantee that includes repairs, our Full Circle buy-back scheme gives you the opportunity to trade-in your skinflint lights. It keeps vintage lights in use forever - helping you and our planet.

Trade in, get credit
skinflint, full circle
light bulbs faq

Light Bulbs

Why we recommend using energy-saving LED light bulbs in all of our vintage lights.

Read more

shipping icon

Shipping

Our UK and international shipping and our no quibble return options explained.

Read more

Wet rooms icon

Applications

Where our lights can be used internally and externally, including bathrooms and IP ratings.

Read more

skinflint lighting certifications

Certifications

Our UK Lighting Industry Association (LIA), British Standards and UL certifications.

Read more

Sustainability

Sustainability

Our carbon-neutral business policy and our commitment to looking after the planet.

Read more

More lights from the 1950s

More lights from Czechoslovakia (former)

A quick word from our customers

Victorian light

I love it. It arrived quickly and in perfect order. Many thanks.

- Lucy | London | UK

Superb light

An absolutely beautiful light. Arrived promptly and immaculately packaged. Very efficient service, I am extremely pleased with my purchase. Many thanks.

- Jo | Essex | UK

Opaline PendantĀ 

Love it!

- MichaelĀ | Middlesex | UK

I love your vintage lights

Thank you skinflint for allowing me to add character to my espresso bar and work desk space! And thanks as well for the fabulous customer service.

- Nicholas | Colorado | US