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.
A drum lamp shade resembles a barrel or drum shape. The sides of the shade are completely vertical, or near to. They go straight up and down, which means the top and bottom of the drum lampshade are usually about the same size. This produces a somewhat more modern look, and equal amounts of light may emit out the top and bottom of the shade. Due to its cylinder shape, the shade easily allows bulb heat to escape. A cylindrical drum shade coordinates well with modern lamp bases or a base with a clean profile.
Classic in nature, yet elegant by design best describes the timeless appeal of predictable yet dignified lines and curves. Traditional Style Lighting prides itself on stately structure, beautiful ornate details, and reliable designs that tell a story of enduring appeal and craftsmanship. It’s a tried-and-true style that is reliable, and speaks of discriminating and taste of a steadfast lifestyle.
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.
If you have a vintage lamp that requires a very large shade, this one is great. I have a mid-century mod lamp and needed a very large barrel shade to replace the old, yellowed one. It's is just what the lamp needed. Nice looking, light is soft through the shade.
I have a fifty year old lamp that needed a new shade and I needed to find one that didn’t break the bank. It all came together when I found this. Great shade with a great price.
I'm very pleased with the quality of the shades. The egg shell color goes beautifully with our decor. As a first time customer I was pleased with the ease of purchase and delivery within a few days. I will be a returning customer for sure.
I am glad that I replaced the lamp shade on my large vintage shade. This shade transmits more light and the lamp brightens the room when the fixture is turned on. In addition, almost no other vendor had a shade that was this large, and none for this great a price. It is much sturdier than the previous shade- well made in every respect.
These hard to find lampshades fit beautifully on my tall bedside lamps. Good quality.
I had been looking for an 19" lamp shade with little success. I needed it for a lamp that had been in our family for years. Lamp Shade fit perfectly. Very happy.
Shade fits perfectly on my Mothers 75 year old lamp.
I just gave my wife the one gift she wouldn’t buy for herself. Fit great look good delivered on time!
I have been looking for a reasonably priced lampshade to fit my grandparents' lamps for some time now and I am happy I found it here.
Great for what I needed