Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Looking Glass Lighting

Certainly not new, but still a favorite, Mercury Glass lamps work well  to bridge styles. They can be modern, or traditional. Glass is sleek, but not hard like a metal would be. Things that have a dual nature always appeal and have more interest. 
  

The shade is a great place to play with color and texture like in this lamp from Jamie Young,

The burlap texture on this version from shoptablelamps.com is a nice contrast.
If there is enough contrast in shape, a mix of mercury glass can be used together pretty easily. This ribbed version from Robert Allen is set off nicely by this urn version from Lumen Lamps. 
Zoom into the details of this lamp

 Mercury Glass lamps can be found at all price points, will work with many iterations of your decor and blend well with lots of different metals.  Riveted would be happy to help you find the perfect lamp. What do you think? Are you tired of this look?  Would it work in your home?

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