Jewel of India
Jewel of India
This stunning table lamp design is inspired by exotic style and dramatic color. The Jewel of India shade is handcrafted using an excellently preserved antique Indian silk sari, and is paired with a fascinating antique eclectic base with and painted finish.
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, and hand-sewn 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 Czech crystals, antique gold 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.
The cast metal lamp base is a unique and unusual early-century style with original finish and paint. The patina on this lamp base is outstanding! 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.