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Retro moulded glass pendants (V1)

Era: 1960s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Part of a large haul of striking miniature glass pendant lights salvaged from a civic building in Prague, former Czechoslovakia.  Featuring an open-bottomed glass shade with prismatic detailing to the inner, and an opulent retro moulded design to the outer. Eye-catching feature pendants with or without the light on, suspended singularly or in clusters.

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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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Restoration

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 salvage. This ensures that every light we reclaim lives on to tell its tale: from its original use, to how it came to be discovered and restored. The next chapter of the story is up to you.

Product details

Supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder, 2mtrs of Brass 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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125 mm
190 mm
1.51 kg
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Supplied tested to BS EN60598. Converted for use in the US and worldwide. IP20 for internal use only.

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A quick word from our customers

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Stunning items.

- Martin | London | UK

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

Czech industrial pendants

The light works well because the industrial style and it complements the exposed brick walls and stone worktops in the kitchen.

- Charles | London | UK

"Genius Full Circle initative"

Love the lights, love your ethos. Absolutely what more companies need to be doing. I have my Retro Czech Ceiling Lights (V2) in my dining room and the spray of light they give off is gorgeous and unusual.

- Jenny | Lincolnshire | UK