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Period Czech pendant lights

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Ribbed opaline glass Czech pendant light
Reference 16_2577

Period Czech pendant lights

Era: 1950s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Vintage ribbed 1950s Czechoslovakian glass pendants with their original handblown opaline glass enclosures and low-profile, powder-coated steel gallery. The opaline glass creates an even glow when the lights are illuminated.

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Ribbed opaline glass Czech pendant lights with white gallery
Pair of hanging ribbed vintage opaline glass Czech lights
white upper steel gallery on simple Czech pendant light
ribbed detailed on white glass Czech pendants
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 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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Period Czech pendant lights over dinning table

Restoration

Every one of our lights goes through a variety of processes to bring it from the worn and often dilapidated state it arrives in, to a stage where it is ready for your project. The first and most important stage is fully dismantling each and every light - we do this even if we have hundreds of identical lights. We then undertake an in-depth review of its construction and following that, map its journey through restoration.

Product details

Each light is supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder, 2mtrs of suspension chain, twisted 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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370 mm
2.2 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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A quick word from our customers

Chapel opaline light

Arrived next day, beautifully packaged and perfect for my own chapel renovation!

- Kate | Powys | UK

Fire Engine Searchlight

I love the light and Cara was fantastic with bulb advice and sending me a copy of the picture of the engine it came from. Great service thanks.

- Marcus | Letchworth | UK

Eastern Bloc Fluorescent LED

I've been admiring your lights for a while and the great work you guys do bringing them back to life... My Eastern Bloc LED light is now up and it's beautiful. Thanks for restoring such beautiful lights. 

- John | Kerry | Ireland

Industrial style pendants

Our kitchen is now finished and the lights we bought from you are a perfect fit! We couldn't find a better match and your service has been fantastic.

- Natalie | Cornwall | UK