Tuesday, May 31, 2011


Black matte painted vintage color photo slides make up this one of a kind handmade lamp. Primary colors of this unique lamp range from dark browns, amber, grays and purples. The shade has embellishments of purple and brown glass beads as well as gold plated metal beads. The dangling bead embellishments are approximately 1.5 inches long. The slides are securely pieced together with gold plated jump rings bringing out the color tones of these slide.

The entire lamp is 24.5 inches tall. The shade itself is 10 inches tall with a diameter is 11 inches. The base of the lamp is 4 inches by 4 inches and is painted brown. The whole lamp weighs 2.25 lbs.

The slides are actual photos ranging anywhere from the 50's to the 80's. Photos are of various people and places. Photo slides are mostly clear but do show some wear appropriate for their age.

This lamp makes the perfect table lamp next to any piece of furniture.

Friday, May 20, 2011

Family Photo Album

This hand crafted one of a kind lamp stands a little over 18 inches tall. The shade is a little over 6 inches tall. The diameter of the Lamp shade is 10 ½ inches. The base of the lamp is about 6 inches. The whole lamp weights approximately 1.4 lbs.

The base of the lamp is black painted steel.

The lamp shade is made out of vintage color photo slides anywhere from the 50’s to the 80’s. The slides have been painted matte black and are from a family picture album. Slides show appropriate age but are mostly clear and colorful. The slides are held together with silver-plated jump rings and are hanging from a black painted wire frame. There is black glass and silver plated metal beads on steel chrome wire hanging off the shade.

Shade come detached from lamp base for shipping purposes. Best to use 100 watt daylight light bulb for brightness and all colors of the rainbow to really shine thru.


Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Pastel Rainbows

This lamp stands 22.5 inches tall. The Lamp shade itself is 10 ½ inches tall. The Circumference of the lamp shade is 8 ½ inches. The shade has 65 slides total. The whole lamp weighs 2.3 lbs.

The base is branch new and made of stainless steel.

The slides are help together with silver plated jump rings and are attached to a black painted wire frame.

The photos are vintage..somewhere from the 1950’s through 1970’s. Photos are of various places, waterfalls, foliage, landscapes, landmarks. The primary colors of the photos are most like a pastel rainbow. The tones are very pastel, washed out white with hints of colors painting a rainbow of colors when placed next to a white wall at night. The slides are painted glossy black with a texture added to them. The slides do show some wear and age to them over the years but are still perfectly decipherable.

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Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Pennsylvania Family Estate

This Hand Crafted one of a kind lamp stands 32 inches tall. The lamp shade itself is 14 inches tall. The lamp shade's diameter is 12 inches. The Lamp Shade circumference is 38 1/4 inches.
The lamp base is made out of a brass colored metal. It looks like the lamp originally is circa 1980's. The base is in pretty good shape. There are no visable scratches, dings or scrapes. There is minimal surface tarnish around the top of the lamp but it is hard to notice.
The lamp base weighs 4 1/2 lbs.   The Lamp Shade weighs 1 1/2 lbs.
There are 114 slides total.
The slides are looped together with silver plated jump rings. The beads are amber, brown, light greenish/yellow and dark purple glass beads. The metal used to hang the beds off the shade is a chrome steel wire.
The slides are from a family estate find ( from a family estate in Pennsylania). Dated any where from 1950's - 1960's and have been painted matte black. These photos are mostly clear and very good condition.
The slide photos are off people, family, nature, flowers, rivers, trees. The main colors are dark purple, amber, blues  and browns...