Alabaster has been the chosen material for centuries to highlight one’s exemplary taste in decorating and to showcase a fondness for alabaster’s extraordinary beauty. Since medieval times, alabaster was used to create opulent and incredibly beautiful, useful and artistic items. Everything from exquisite letter openers to bookends, to early doll heads and limbs, chess pieces and even jewelry featured intriguingly colored, translucent, or pure white alabaster.
Nothing will dress up your wall better than carved wood sconces finished in real gold leaf. All our sconces are reproductions of historical designs. These gold sconces are a sophisticated addition to any room. Carved wood wall sconces selected for this page are hand-made in Firenze (Italy).
Inviting home entry featuring carved sconces
about Czech Crystal
More than 500 years ago, in the territory of the former Kingdom of Bohemia, skilled craftsmen began to discover ways of molding glass into beautiful shapes. By the beginning of the 17th century, Bohemian glassmakers were manufacturing glass of such quality that it closely resembled natural crystal.
Since the 17th century, Bohemia has been the center of the crystal glass industry. Originally, sodium oxide was used as
Coast guard patrol spotlight tripod lamp. As always searching for the lucky find, the original of this ‘30s Navy spotlight was unearthed in an antique store in Greenwich, England. In a way the light is a wonderful combination of old technology, romantic seafaring and practical lighting. Perched on its imposing rosewood tripod the light dominates, adding character to a room, an important element in today’s design philosophy.
Our replica of ‘30s Navy spotlight is hand-crafted
Incorporating exquisite sconces into a home is both fun and exciting; however, it also takes a bit of planning. When installing sconces a few things you should consider are whether or not your sconces require electricity, which design matches your interior best, and how much light you will need.
Many older homes were not built with the idea of electricity or electrical sconces in mind.
For most people, home is a relaxing haven that is best enjoyed when it is free from the distractions and hurried atmosphere of the outside world. Home is a place of tranquility, serenity and escape. And it is made perfect by featuring beautiful candle sconces and classic hurricane lamp lighting.
Providing that softly flickering glow
where to hang a chandelier
Exactly where chandelier goes in the room is an important design consideration. A chandelier is usually a significant part of a room’s decorative scheme and has a strong visual presence. The first thing to consider is the wiring because it involves not only electrical work, but often carpentry, plasterwork, and painting. So where to place
Nothing puts down roots in a room like tripod floor lamps. Providing an illustrious beacon of light, a decorative floor lamp is the quintessential design element in any well designed living space. If you crave a design style that is budding with adventure and legends of faraway lands, then historical tripod lamps are a surefire way to integrate
The glow of a rich, savory lamp light is the atmosphere where legends are born. Aside from creating a striking ambiance on camping trips and backyard adventures, oil lanterns provide a dependable and safe light source during power outages and natural disasters. The companion to the oil lantern, candle lanterns also provides hours of enjoyment and practicality.
Now you can have the same illuminating inspiration on your desk thanks to our stunning collection of unique adjustable desk lamps. A gorgeous lamp not only provides a very useful light source for
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