Sconces
 
Sconces. Collection of elegant wall lighting fixtures; Sconces selection includes crystal, brass, Venetian glass and wrought iron sconces
 

Brass & Crystal
sconces

in silver, antiqued brass and lacquered finishes

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starting at $398.00

brass, silver and crystal sconces
 

Crystal
Sconces

contemporary classics

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starting at $530.00

crystal sconces
 

Bohemian Crystal
Sconces

finest Czech crystal classics

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starting at $334.40

Bohemian crystal sconces; Finest Czech crystal wall lighting fixtures
 

Gold Leaf
sconces

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starting at $699.00

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antiqued candle sconce
antiqued hurricane sconce
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lacquered candle sconce
hurricane sconce
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wall sconce
candle sconce
$242.00 special: $145.00
antiqued brass hurricane candle sconce
antiqued hurricane sconce
$217.00 special: $130.00
lacquered brass hurricane candle sconce
hurricane sconce
$217.00 special: $130.00
 
 
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Wall Sconces

The True Importance of Beautiful Sconces

In the hierarchy of lighting fixtures sconces take an honored place. Nevertheless wall lighting fixture is a first (not counting a bon fire) artificial interior lighting. Burning branch assembled by caveman in-between rocks on the wall, not only help him to draw, but for the millenniums became a symbol of welcoming and cozy home. After those times people have been placing different lighting fixtures on the walls. We cannot imagine a true medieval castle without a massive torch chained to the wall. Sumptuous gold leafed sconces (also called wall brackets) have been pouring light on palace intrigues and high society balls. Sophisticated and elegant sconces in a form of flower bouquets adorned glamorous boudoirs and bedrooms.

Sconces are wall lighting fixtures designed for one or several lights. Sconces can be electrified or they can be used with candles. Wall sconces are a very effective element of interior decorative embellishments. Sconces reached they popularity in early XVII century. Experts believe that first sconces was a functional and at the same time decorative lighting fixtures derived from Italy. The first sconces had a back plate made from mirror or highly polished metal which increased the amount of light by reflecting candlelight. These sconces were attached to the wall with elaborately embellished corbels. In France this type of sconces received the name Bra (from French "bras" - hand or "bra" - support).

Original sconces had a simple oval shape and were from 1 to 5 feet in height. With time structure as well as silhouettes of sconces evolved in more complex and elaborate form. During different eras the styles of architecture, arts and fashion of the particular period have been integrated in the appearance of sconces. Nowadays sconces are made from wide range of materials: stone, metal, wrought iron, wood, gypsum, ceramic. Sconces can be made from modern a material that resembles plaster - high density polymers. Of course, different type of glass and crystal are used for sconces manufacturing. Not all wall sconces require light bulbs and electrical outlets.

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What Can Wall Do For You?. One way or another, sconces are most popular and effective way to decorate a wall space. Quality sconces are highly valued by designers and architects for they endless abilities. Sconces are giving you the opportunity to bring soft pleasing to the eye light into interior spaces as well as giving some extra definition to an overall design.

handsome library room with gorgeous cast brass sconces; decorating ideas

The room that draws you in.
I am captured by the use of wood panels, books and accessories in this handsome library room. The choices of colors and textures on the fabric selections for the accent pillows and banquette are just enough of a feminine touch to make this room more approachable and cozy. The sconces are essentials to highlight the beautiful artwork and wall paneling while breathing life into the room; superb interior design by Schuyler Samperton;


Sconces can bring alive any corner of the home, beautifully highlight an art piece, and with one define artful light stroke sconces can create a warm and inviting atmosphere. There is no place in the interior or exterior where sconces can't do their magic.

Sconces are successfully incorporated in designs in the entries, stair ways, formal living rooms, and friendly casual family rooms, nurseries and sophisticated bedrooms, kitchens and bathrooms. Some of the popular places for sconces placement are on the both sides of the mirror or painting, above a consul or entry table, above a bedside tables in the bedroom, behind a sofa, chairs or piano. With sconces you can add an extra interest even in your dining room by placing them above the serving table.

There is a lot of ways to bring warmth and elegance to a room using a wall sconces. One of our clients has a beautiful dining room, where most of the walls are elegant French doors. The design of the room like this can be very challenging. She used six traditional solid brass wall sconces with faux leather shade in the narrow 10 inch wall space between the wooden trim of the doors. The only large solid wall space in this room was occupied by an elaborately carved fireplace mantel with a painting hung above. On both sides of the painting she placed couple of two-light bow and tassels wall sconces. The shades on the wall sconces places in between the doors and the sconces above the fireplace mantel are color coordinated but made from different materials. By coordinating different textures of the shades she added extra interest to the overall decor. She used total of eight sconces to create coziness and sophistication in her unique dining room.

If you do not have a lot of art, you can use a pair of wall sconces to frame a space. This allows a small painting to appear to be appropriate size to a large scale of the wall or entry table rather than insolated postage stamp swimming on the vast open space.

 

luxury bathroom with cast brass sconces; bathroom design and lighting ideas; luxury bathroom inspiration
luxury bathroom with cast brass sconces


Getting new sconces is really fun and can spark a lot of ideas for the decor of the room. It is easy, but you do have to think of a few important things before you choose them. You have to take into the account how much light you would need—the electrical sconces would provide a lot more light than the candle ones, but the candle sconces would add a romantic and soft ambiance to the room. You should also consider your electrical layout and see if it is even realistic to have an electrical sconce in your home—some older homes do not have an electrical box to use to wire the sconces.

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beautiful powder room design featuring brass sconces, Italian Baroque mirror and hand-painted cabinet; powder room decor ideas; powder room lighting; powder room decorating  Beautiful bathroom design with peacock sconces and white cabinets adorned with corbels and applied wood carvings; bathroom design ideas 

beautiful powder room design featuring brass sconces, Italian Baroque mirror and hand-painted cabinet; interior design by Catherine Cleare;

Beautiful bathroom design with peacock sconces and white cabinets adorned with corbels and applied wood carvings; interior design by by Susan Rosenthal;

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beautiful setting featuring elegant wall panels and cast brass sconce with Greek urn design;

well appointed hallway with wall panels, brass sconces, inlaid cabinets;

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crystal sconces with peacock design

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traditional bathroom decor with crystal sconces by Susan Rosenthal;

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Cozy living room design with hand-painted decorative folding screen in the corner of the room with beautiful Venetian glass lamp in front of it. Contemporary crystal sconces above the fireplace mantel.  wall decor with mirror, contemporary solid crystal sconce and green orchids; wall lighting ideas  

Cozy living room design with hand-painted decorative folding screen in the corner of the room with beautiful Venetian glass lamp in front of it. Contemporary crystal sconces above the fireplace mantel.

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interior with hand-wrought iron sconce with glass flowers and crystal drops; lighting decor; decorating ideas  room decor with crystal and brass peacock sconce; wall decor ideas; wall lighting 

wrought iron sconce

interior design by Michelle Wenitsky Interior Design; photography by Jeffrey Totaro; peacock sconce

powder room decor solid crystal sconce with polished nickel trim; powder room lighting; powder room decorating ideas  gorgeous Italian Murano glass sconce; wall lighting ideas 

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gorgeous Italian Murano glass sconce

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Expressive powder room decor by Tina from the Enchanted Home. Beautiful wallpaper, mirror and crystal sconces with peacock design add character and drama to a room

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traditional bathroom decor with cast brass sconces in nickel finish

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