Western Lamp Shades For Floor Lamps - First, let us define vintage floor lamp. Naturally, a floor lamp normally rests upon the floor as opposed to resting on a table, the wall or the ceiling. Something is meant by the general definition of an antique from a bygone era.
A growing number of people are learning to understand styling and the standard of classic floor lamps literally and especially as most of the ones being created today are modeled plastic made to be thrown away. All floor lamp makers in the turn of the century made their lamps from heavy metals such as cast iron, cast, steel and brass zinc sometimes combined with onyx, marble, glass and stone. Our lamp shop often restores these vintage floor lamps for resale in addition to for our customers' own use.
Attractiveness, high quality, and function were strong influences on the manufacturers of antique floor lamps. Several people are aware of their exceptional quality and attractiveness but completely surprised about technical characteristics and the highly developed functional. There are far too many examples to list here but I will mention a few the more significant ones.
As if this weren't sufficient, the central top socket is encased in a large metal cup which holds a white waffle patterned glass bowl that reflects light up to bounce off the ceiling. A night light that is simple, just one arm light provides or at its brightest setting, it could light an entire room up. It was designed and made and there's no brighter lamp or versatile lamp accessible anyplace today almost 100 years ago!