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Prismatic Polish pendant lights (S)

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1960s small prismatic glass and polished aluminium pendant
Reference 12_1435

Prismatic Polish pendant lights (S)

Era: 1960s Origin: Poland

Prismatic pendant lights salvaged from an industrial factory in Southern Poland on the border of former Czechoslovakia and Germany. Featuring a polished aluminium enclosure with cast maker’s markings and a linear prismatic glass refractor, these industrial pendants are ideal for both residential and commercial use.

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close up of prismatic glass and polished aluminium pendant
group of 1960s small prismatic glass and polished aluminium pendants on floor
Poland

Origin: Poland

Many of the products we salvage and restore from the former Eastern Bloc were produced in Poland. As with the majority of lights designed and manufactured under Communist rule - during the period from the end of the Second World War to the fall of the Berlin wall - they are defined by a clean industrial aesthetic, with the same design often manufactured in three scaled versions to cater for varying bulb wattage.

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Restoration

Wherever possible we retain the original finish of a light in respect to its authentic history and heritage. However, sometimes leaving a surface as we find it just isn’t possible. Some lights made from non-ferrous metals, such as aluminium, arrive so severely degraded we need to remove their outer layers to allow any further surface treatment to be applied. We do this using an environmentally friendly technique known as ‘soda blasting’. Soda blasting works by applying bicarbonate of soda to a surface under high pressure. The crystals explode at the point of impact and this ‘blasts’ the layer of degradation away - leaving the surface clean for the next stage in restoration.

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Product details

Each light is supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder, 2mtrs of suspension chain, elephant grey 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).

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220 mm
2 kg
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Silver

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

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