Lindsay Light Fixtures June 18th, 2018 - 03:25:41
Some of the lighting fixtures that were used by the kings rich traders and noblemen have been passed down through generations as antiques. Antique lighting fixtures are invaluable pieces of craftsmanship. They are not only the evidence of excellent craftsmanship but also witnesses of history and the rich culture of the past. They speak volumes for the owner?s taste and choice. When purchasing an antique lighting fixture it is important to check whether the piece is genuine. The years and the hands it has passed through add value to it.
Outdoor lighting fixtures are exposed to all the elements. Most of the outdoor lighting fixtures come with different protective materials to protect the bulb and remain resistant to the various elements they are exposed to. It is always advisable to buy good-quality outdoor lighting fixtures.
The second most important room to light is your bathroom. I`ve known people to use antique light fixtures in their bathroom to add more elegance. They will also include the antique design in the vanity lighting and the wall fixtures. Recessed lighting is usually saved for the basement or recreation area of your home. You can keep the lighting fixtures modern out of the way and very useful all at the same time. Another possibility for the basement or recreation area is track lighting.
These lighting fixtures are sometimes available in antique shops and are priced highly. A few of them like Smoke and Bells made in 1870 have created an impact on our society. The upper shade of the light fixture is a smoke bell intended to diffuse smoke that might have drifted from gas flames. Tasso Sconce a single-light fixture has an old brass finish with a Beaux Arts shade. Moose Antlers was made in 1850. It is a two-tier fixture has eight lights. It is a five feet wide masterpiece.