Retro spotted Czech pendants (V1)Era: 1970s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)
Retro pendants salvaged from the former Czechoslovakia. Decorative spotted cut glass globes with white Bakelite galleries.
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.View all lights from Czechoslovakia (former)
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 home. From stripping down and rewiring, to applying a finish and sealing the light preventing further degradation to the surface.
Each light is supplied with new screw (E27) lamp holder, 2mtrs of suspension chain, traditional silver braided cable and ceiling mounting plate.
Supplied tested to BS EN60598. IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.
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Beautiful little ceiling plate. Elegant. Functional. Well made. Simple to install. Top quality. Excellent condition. Excellent
- Jonny | East Sussex | UK
Fantastic light and flex... We will be back for more! Service was unimprovable.
- Gareth | Northamptonshire | UK
We found exactly what we wanted at skinflint: large industrial pendant lights from an old Dunlop Aerospace factory. They fill the space beautifully and we often get asked where they were sourced. With such heritage attached to them, they are like a piece of history that adds to the modern vintage feel we wanted to create.
- Estelle | London | UK
Thrilled to have found you as I love your product and the service I’ve received. I frequently return to your site and wish to purchase more.
- Rana | NYC | US