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Retro Czech bubble glass pendant lights

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Retro Czech Bubble Glass Pendants
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Retro Czech bubble glass pendant lights

Era: 1970s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Starting life in former Czechoslovakia, these 1970s retro pendants once illuminated hotel lobbies in Prague. Each hand-blown glass globe features bubble detailing that's true to the era and origin. A polished brass gallery adds impact, making these great statement pieces in hallways, lounges, lobbies and other circulation areas. 

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Retro Czech Bubble Glass Pendants
Retro Czech Bubble Glass Pendants
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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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Restoring skinflint's Retro Czech Bubble Glass Pendants

Restoration

Once we’ve salvaged a collection of lights, we bring them home to our studio and begin the slow process of restoration. Each light is disassembled and we examine every component for damage and flaws, so we know which can be kept, and which need to be replaced. We then hand over to our experts – in-house and locally – to carefully restore each component by hand.

Ceiling kit for skinflint's Retro Czech Bubble Glass Pendants

Product details

Supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder, 2mtrs of brass suspension chain, traditional old gold braided cable and a ceiling mounting plate. If you'd prefer another colour cable, wire suspension or an E26 lamp holder (USA), please just ask.

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430 mm
3.3 kg
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Gold

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

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I am so delighted to have found this website - beautiful original lights that are reasonably priced! I was not disappointed when my two pendants arrived. The service was quick and efficient. The lights are amazing. I can't wait to get them up in our new kitchen over the island.

- Sarah | London | UK

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Lampada stupenda!!! Servizio impeccabile e velocissimo, davvero tutti i miei complimenti, siete bravissimi!

- Isabella | Milano | Italy

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Great light. It looks very smart. I was initially worried that it might be slightly big for the room (we don't have high ceilings) but it looks great and I am really pleased with it.

- Carineh | Oxfordshire | UK

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My beautiful lamp arrived and the bespoke adaption is fabulous - this beauty is now mobile in my art studio, perfect for when I’m washing down my silk screens or doing detailed pencil work at my desk. 

- Nicola | Woodford Green | UK