Jewel of India

Jewel of India

875.00

The Jewel of India shade is handcrafted using an excellently preserved antique Indian silk sari, stunning glass bead work, and is paired with an early-century antique cast metal base.  

The twelve-panel shade alternates between lightly and heavily embroidered and jeweled design in a gentle fade from gold to garnet. This gorgeous material has a delicate jacquard pattern highlighted with golden threads, scrolling embroidery, sequins. and beads.  Beneath the sari fabric is a layer of hand-dyed silk charmeuse, intensifying the rich colors of the antique fabric. The Jewel of India shade is hand-sewn and fully lined.

The hand-strung bead-work includes sparkling Czech crystals, bronze metal beads, and incredible garnet-colored rare vintage drops. The bead-work on this lamp harmonizes in gold, orange, red and garnet, with shapes and textures that compliment the jeweled shade and the base. The clip-top shade is trimmed with two styles of antique bronze metal trim from Europe.

The cast metal lamp base is a unique early-century style, and has been painted by hand .  Fully rewired by a certified electrician, the base is outfitted with a brand new antique bronze colored socket and cord. Pull chain switching.

This one-of-a-kind jewel of art lighting is handmade with impeccable attention to detail, quality and original design.  There will never be another one like it.

Dimensions: 17.5 inches tall, 9 inches wide, 9 inches deep.

Victorian lampshade frame style is mini turban.

 

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