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Elegant glass & Bakelite tiered pendants

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Elegant glass & Bakelite tiered pendants

Era: 1950s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Vintage glass and Bakelite tiered pendants with an opaline glass enclosure and the original Bakelite cover. The white glass provides an even distribution and glow 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 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

Different materials require different processes. At skinflint we are fascinated by interesting surfaces and patinas, that’s why we tend not to repaint our lights as this can make them look too ‘new’ and they lose some of their of individuality. During restoration non-ferrous metals such as aluminium are often sealed using crystalline waxes, or occasionally left raw so the surface can develop an interesting lustre over time.

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 or an E26 lamp holder for use in the US, please just ask).

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250 mm
290 (inc stem) mm
1.6 kg
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White / Bakelite

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

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