Brass cage Steampunk Wall Light design is coming along and you can now have a better look at the design soon to be released. We have been working on a prototype build and also working on some variations both in overall size and materials and colors. We assumed a bronze color and bronzed brass backing […]
An original Edison Swan Electric Co Ltd Lamp turned up in an estate this week and we were lucky enough to examine the contents and packaging. There is a great deal of quite interesting history surrounding this particular lamp and the Johseph Swan Thomas Edison corporate and scientific relationship. The light globe we have is […]
Color perception is a tricky thing. Our brain does a great job at smoothing and correcting for color shift so that we perceive white light as much as possible. Colors look fairly normal to us under Incandescent light but not so with florescent. Good article from Russia here regarding the nature of incandescent Vs Florescent […]
Steampunk show, Steamscape opening at Post Industrial Design goes OFF. What a great turnout tonight for the Steamscape Exhibition. Around 500 people turned up to see the Clockwork Butterfly fashion parade, the exhibition of Steampunk art and design, live music from the Penny Dreadfuls and the voice of our own Katie Haughton. The exhibition showed […]
At Post Industrial Design in Footscray in March we are showing a range of lighting components with the work of sculptor Jos Van Hulsen.
A Restored pottery lamp with bakelite and Edison bulb looks great with the larger Plum spiral type globe. This a metalic glaze 70’s type lamp and we fitted a switched bakelite lampholder and rewired in 3 core brown braided flex. These bulbs tend to go a gold color over time as the tungsten vaporizes on […]
Restoring an Edwardian lamp on Christmas Eve. Thanks Jason for sending this photo of his restoration of and Edwardian looking lamp. He has used a squirrel cage teardrop Edison style globe with a Brass ES27 fitting. Needs some sort of small shade I reckon and perhaps the original glassware shade will go back.
Vintage Bakelite lampholders Edison ES27 to suit fancy old fashioned bulbs and lighting situations.
Our quality brass lighting hardware come from a manufacturer in the UK that has been making light fittings since 1840.
Thanks to Jeremy from the Seddon Wine Store for passing on our details to patrons about our Edison Vintage light bulbs.
Hard work to sort out the best way to use available and specialist fittings for best effect. This is the first attempt without the cord grip in place just to get a look at the fitting in the open.
The PLUMEN 001 is the world’s first designer low energy light bulb.