A lamp shade is a decorative shade which typically surrounds a light source. Table lamps and floor lamps often use a lamp shade. The shade itself serves multiple functions, directing light upwards for ambient light, and downwards for nearby tasks. The funnel shape also helps heat to escape from the light bulbs. Some light may diffuse through the sides of the shade as well. The shade also protects your eyes from light-bulb glare and can become a part of your room's decorative style. Replacement lamp shades are a great way to refresh a lamp or light fixture. They attach to the lamp usually with a harp or fitter and finial.
An empire lamp-shade is a traditional lampshade shape where the bottom is wider than the top. It also features straight sides, forming a kind of triangular shape. The bottom of the shade spreads out more to distribute light, and to shine outward and downward for nearby tasks. The smaller opening at the top helps to funnel bulb heat away from the lamp. An empire lampshade coordinates well with a lamp base featuring straighter or simpler lines, but also works well with almost any lamp shape.
Informal and comfortable, this relaxed style accentuates an airy and unpretentious living space, evoking the feeling of a permanent beach cottage vacation. Casual Lighting uses clean and simple lines, subtle curves, natural textures, and decorative glass for a subtle elegance that doesn’t overwhelm the senses.
Sits on top of a harp or fitter, which is typically attached to a floor or table lamp. Spider-fitter shades sit on top of a harp fitter (a separate item). Uno fitter shades sit below the bulb with the uno fitter above. Clip-on shades clip directly onto the light bulb.
this came on time and was what was pictured. Very satisfied.
perfect replacement of shades for my grandmothers lamps. It was difficult to find the right size shade...found them and love how they look.
The lampshade I ordered for a lamp that belonged to my Mother. I thought a larger black shade would show it off more. It worked perfectly. The right size and well made shade. The order came in two days. I couldn't be more satisfied. Thank you.
They were perfect for some vintage lamps that needed new shades.
Gorgeous....very fine texture. Looks very elegant. Picture online doesn't do it justice, has to be seen in person. Extremely pleased with this purchase and Lamps Plus
These are really nice-looking shades with a beautiful and smooth gold foil inside that gives a very nice reflective quality. It has this low-tech glam that quite impossible to get with linen shades of lighter color. I have seen these hats with high price tags in some lighting stores, which can be a reason for consumers to shun away this product. There might be higher quality items out there, but these are a great choice on its own. They look amazing both on new and antique lamps. I love them.