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Upcycled Wrought Iron Garden Floor Lamp

18 Jun

Unique, one of a kind wrought iron floor lamp. Made from a vintage patina’d wrought iron yard decoration. Piece was handmade to look like flowers. The stems are all wrought iron with petals and looks like the flowers were made from old wire wheels. Stem has a rusty colored finish with nice patina. We picked this up as a piece of garden or yard art a few years back at a yard sale, and recently decided that it would make a really cool floor lamp.

We picked up a very heavy brass base awhile back, welded the stem to a threaded coupling and used that to serve as the base. We used vintage reproduction brass colored industrial cage lights which flip open or closed and thought they were the perfect addition to continue the original maker’s flower theme, but add a nice industrial look. Sockets are black bakelite, with brass pull chains, so each bulb can be illuminated individually. All vintage black twisted cloth covered wire was used as well as a vintage reproduction plug. Three different styles of 40 watt vintage bulbs are used and included. Lamp stands 52″ tall. For sale in our Etsy shop.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upcycled wrought iron garden floor lamp.

Floor lamp featuring vintage style cage lights and marconi bulbs

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