Category Archives: Chandelier Lamps and Shades

Estate Lampshade Restore, Stan Hywet Music Room, Akron, Ohio

Estate sconce / candlelight historic lampshade restoration project for the Stan Hywet Estate.  This is an ongoing blog in real time of the restoration project.   Currently, I am restoring the wire frames for the sconce / candlelight shades.   There has been a lot of work going on.  Dismantling the fabric from the lampshade wires has […]

STAN HYWET MUSIC ROOM, HISTORIC PICTURES, LAMPSHADE RESTORE PROJECT

As I am dismantling these historic shades, I realized I did not have a visual of what the chandelier and sconce lamp pieces actually looked like. Upon request, Stan Hywet curators sent pictures of the the lighting fixtures.  The following are pictures of the room in its’ entirety and a picture of the lighting fixture. […]

LAMPSHADE RESTORATION PROJECT: STAN HYWET MUSIC ROOM

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens is located in Akron, Ohio.  The “home” is the former American Country Estate of F.A. Seiberling, co-founder of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.   Stan Hywet historic estate is restoring the Music Room.  I have the honor of restoring all the sconce and chandelier shades in the Music Room. […]

COOLIE CHANDELIER LAMP SHADES REPAIRED, RESTORED

These are a set of 5 Chandelier Contemporary Lamp Shades.  The vintage lampshade covers were in mint condition, even the styrene liners were great.  The wires connected to the top and bottom of the shades were letting loose from the actual shades.  Not all the shades were having issues.   To keep the set looking consistent, […]

RECTANGLE CHANDELIER VINTAGE LAMPSHADES RECOVERED, RESTORED

These rectangle lampshades sit on a chandelier.  The shade fabric was splitting and the liners were damaged.  The lampshade wires were solid and there was no rust.                 I used a textured ivory fabric for the new cover.  On chandelier lamps the liners are clearly exposed.  I used […]