Student Glass Lamp Shades are the quintessential style used on oil lamps from the mid 1800's - the early 1900's. These Rayo, Rochester, and Victorian oil lamps were the main light source in many homes during this time frame. Student glass lamp shades are offered in four sizes: 6", 7", 10" and 12" with ten inch being the most commonly used. Many of these old kerosene lamps have been electrified and rejuvenated with a new student shade providing updated style and functionality for today's living. The beauty of these glass oil lamp shades is remarkable as many are hand painted, each a unique work of art. Standard white oil lamp shades and banker's green student shades were favorites of the 19th and 20th centuries and continue to remain popular today. These student glass lamp shades are supported by a shade ring, tripod or spider. When choosing, consider: size and color coordination.