Tag Archives: rustic

Raw Silk Lampshade Restored, Recovered

Raw silk is a very rustic loose woven fabric.  Raw silk was used on vintage shades.  Not too many around today.  The fabric gets nubby as it ages.  The fabric looks very different when the light is on!  Shockingly different. The original vintage raw silk drum shade was damaged while my client was relocating.   […]

Accordion Wood Pleated Lampshade Repair, Ohio, USA

The styrene plastic liner was deteriorating on this wood accordion lampshade  I very carefully removed the wood cover and replaced the plastic liner. The cover was very brittle but survived the restoration project.   I did not see the completed project, but my customer was pleased to be able to continue to use her favorite […]