Two “Keepsake” lamps with restored shades will be featured in a home of the NAROMI LAND TRUST Festival of Dinners! The room is gorgeous! Such an honor.
Naromi Land Trust. Forever. Sherman.
Of the two shades, the gooseneck was the oldest. The wire frame of this lampshade has the vertical wires hooked to the horizontal frame. The craftsmanship of the wire frame was amazing!
The gooseneck was restored with gold charmeuse silk and the cover is an ivory silk. When the light is not on, it looks to be a creme colored shade! When the light is on, it is a golden glow. The shade wire is completely wrapped to protect the silk fabric from laying on the wire. Fabric and trim are custom hand sewn.
The vintage bell looked to be a creme color but when for down, it was actually a metallic gold. We restored this bell with beige silk charmeuse and lined with old gold silk charmeuse. This lampshade wire was also wrapped and hand sewn in its entirety.
It gives me great pleasure to restore for a community in which “preservation” is their commitment.