Naromi Land Trust Forever. Sherman. Festival of Dinners. May 2016

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.

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Home hosting a dinner for the Naromi Land Trust Event, Restored Historic Shades















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Restored Historic Gooseneck

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Restored Vintage Bell Lampshade with Original Fringe











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!


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Historic Gooseneck Lampshade Wire Frame


The gooseneck was restored with a gold charmeuse silk liner 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.


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Historic Gooseneck Lampshade to be Restored

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Historic lampshade wire frame craftsmanship












Restored Historic Gooseneck Lampshade



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 charmeuse.  This lampshade wire was also wrapped and hand sewn in its entirety.


Vintage Bell Lampshade with Fringe


Vintage Bell Lampshade restored with Original Fringe













It gives me great pleasure to restore for a community in which “preservation” is their commitment.