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Elegant glass & bakelite teardrop pendants - cable

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Reference 20_3339

Elegant glass & bakelite teardrop pendants - cable

Era: 1950s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Salvaged 1950s vintage glass and Bakelite teardrop pendants, sensitively restored retaining the original handblown opaline glass enclosures and white Bakelite covers - now converted to simple cable-suspended ceiling lights. A classic design of its time, the white opaline glass produces an even glow and distribution of light when illuminated.

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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 we salvage. This ensures every light we reclaim lives on to tell its tale: from its original use, to how it came to be salvaged and restored. The next part of the story is up to you.

Product details

Supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder, 2mtrs of pearl silver braided cable and ceiling mounting plate. (If you would prefer another colour cable or an E26 lamp holder for use in the USA, please just ask).

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250 mm
365 mm
1.3 kg
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White

Supplied tested to BS EN60598. Converted for use in the US and worldwide. IP20 for internal use only.

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A quick word from our customers

Wonderfully restored

Their product is invariably beautiful and wonderfully restored. To have lights that have seen so much and then get a second life is inspiring in many ways.

- Matthew | London | UK

Commendable service

We have often purchased from skinflint and the fittings are exactly as depicted, delivered on time & with excellent customer service.

- Doug | UK | Commercial client

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Thank you for the great service with the lights. I am thrilled with them.

- Vanessa | London | 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