Swag Lamps – What Are They?


The phrase “Swag” on this lighting context merely means to hold from the ceiling. This definition can be utilized to include many various lighting that cling from the ceiling together with chandeliers, pendants and others. Nevertheless, the standard and most accepted definition is extra particular. It strictly factors to a material lamp shade that has been electrified with a number of electrical sockets/bulbs and hangs from the ceiling often by a steel chain.

Actually good concepts simply refuse to go away! Swags had been very fashionable from the 1950’s via the 1980’s. They are often seen on many TV reveals and films from that interval. They’ve remained very fashionable in lots of resorts, motels and resorts as a result of they’re house saving and economical. At the moment we’re experiencing an enormous resurgence of their reputation. They’re among the many most effective and economical technique of lighting up any space. They’re additionally the most effective studying lights out there and will be positioned ideally to place the sunshine proper the place you need it whereas saving useful flooring house. They are often direct wired (completely wired into the ceiling) or they are often moveable with a plug in wire similar to a desk lamp. Swag lamps are being extensively utilized in residential in addition to many industrial functions. Giant shades are used for giant areas and extra compact shades for small areas. Swag lamps lend themselves to utilizing all kinds of sunshine bulb kinds particularly the very environment friendly compact fluorescent bulbs. They’re actually stunning with the sunshine beaming via the elegant cloth.

Many options can be found equivalent to 1) Pull chain on/off swap 2) In line on/off swap 3) Customized shade chain 4) Customized shade wire 5) Customized chain and rope size 6) Single or a number of mild bulb configuration 7) Chain hung 8) Twine hung 9) Rod hung 10) Diffuser

The shade cloth kinds and colours out there are almost infinite as a result of virtually any lamp shade will be simply made into a transportable or direct wire swag lamp.

In abstract, swag lamps are very a lot again in model. They work nice close to the tip of a settee, behind or beside a chair, over a eating or recreation desk, in a nook, beside or over a mattress, over an evening stand, over or beside a desk, and so on. Use a swag lamp most anyplace the place you need mild and also you want to protect your flooring house.

– Jim Hoyle

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