Period lighting from a Welsh ChapelEra: 1930s Origin: UK
Opaline glass ovaloid pendants with original polished brass galleries salvaged from Welsh chapels in Llanelli, Tonypandy and Pyle.
Lighting design in the UK benefitted from a free market. Different companies were working at the same time, designing and producing similar products for the same market. Often with only slight differences in their style, they constantly upgraded and improved their original designs. The products we salvage come from the old industrial heartland of England. This area of the UK was once the boiler room of the British economy - from the potteries of Stoke, through the engineering works of Birmingham, to the wool, textile and cotton mills of Oldham and Manchester.View all lights from UK
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 have three guiding principles: To salvage the best lighting from the 1920s to the 1970s; To restore every piece sensitively - without compromising its character; To restore each fixture to the highest modern standards. Every light we reclaim has two tales to tell - its original use, and how it came to be salvaged. We’ll let you know its history but the next chapter is up to you.
Supplied with new brass bayonet (B22) lamp holders, 2mtrs of brass suspension chain, traditional old gold braided cable and ceiling mounting plate.
IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.
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