Vaseline glass is a term which crops up all the time in the antique lighting industry. Real vaseline glass is highly collectible and very expensive but the term is over used so, if you are paying for vaseline glass, make sure that’s what it is!
For those of you that follow us on twitter you may remember these beautiful lanterns that we restored in our workshop earlier on in the year.
Karen has written another article for the Country Life Website about Arts and Crafts Lighting and the influence of W.A.S. Benson. One of the true greats in antique lighting.
It’s very exciting for us when we get a chandelier in the shop that we can date specifically. The Haddon Hall chandelier is one such piece.
I want to update you on our latest project in the regency town of Cheltenham Spa. We have been very lucky to be asked to restore the fantastic chandeliers housed in the Pump Room and the Town Hall.
This fabulous 3 branch chandelier was picked up in pieces at an antiques fair. When you are scouting for pieces of superior quality its worth looking at the detail for a first impression.
We’ve been out and about in the beautiful Herefordshire countryside looking for some inspiration, and thought we’d share some photos with you.
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