Many of our fittings are hand welded or made from cast metal. Hand welding may not always be perfectly straight, and there may be some surface imperfections where the weld is ground as part of the hand making process. This is not an imperfection, and part of the character of a hand finished product. Metal […]
General product information
The “batten holder” is installed by an electrician. It requires a “bayonet bulb” (B22). Typically the batten holder base is screwed to the ceiling. Once the batten holder is installed, attaching light fittings or shades can be performed by a competant handy-person. INSTALLING a DIY Batten-fix light ENSURE the switch is turned OFF! The “skirt”
Hand-woven shades, lights and lamps bring a natural look and beauty that is both beautiful and attractive. It is the random, hand finish and natural material that gives it that attraction. No two are going to be perfectly identical and over time the natural materials will change colour as they age – this is a
Hot to touch, yes! Most lights create heat. Halogen bulbs do tend to produce the most heat, making fittings hot to touch. This can be uncomfortable for some, and worse in some circumstances. They use more energy and generally don’t last as long as the LED alternative. They are used less and less indoors and
If you go to your light fittings lampholder where the bulb goes in there is often a sticker that will tell you what is the maximum wattage, or if it’s a portable lamp on the base is often a sticker that will also have the wattage and bulb type. You will need to know the
Many fittings do include bulbs, yes. Bulbs are always supplied with fittings that use a special type of bulb. However, with some fittings, there are options with brightness or type of bulb, so they’re not included. Any bulb you need for our fittings is available to buy from our range of replacement bulbs.