Song Bird Chimney Lampshades are made of parchment paper featuring colorful birds in their natural habitats. Made in America these quality shades are hard backed with a white lining for added durability and strength. Popular since the mid 1940's parchment shades offer a unique alternative to traditional fabric lampshades. Use on lamps with chimneys. Lamp base should be 8-9" height. Lampshades slide onto glass chimneys resting above bulge.
Height of the Lamp Base influences Bottom Measurement of chimney shade:
12" chimney shades typically fit 8 - 8-1/2" height lamp bases
Material: Imported Parchment Paper
Shape: Chimney Hex
12" Bottom, Point to Point
4-1/2" Top Point to Point
HANDMADE IN AMERICA OF QUALITY PARCHMENT PAPER
Each shade is produced on a sturdy, rust resistant metal frame. Exterior of frame is covered with parchment paper which has been stabilized and strengthened with hard white buckram (a coarse linen lining) for added strength. Once assembled gold taped binding accents top bottom and individual sections. These vintage style lampshades have been produced in this same manner for more than 60 years and have been a favorite for generations.
Chimney Lamp Shades
Chimney lamp shades fit lamps with glass chimneys. Shades are manufactured on a wire form with a centered ring. This inner ring slides down over glass chimney neck to rest on bulge. When measuring chimney lamp shades consider the following:
Chimney shades have a splayed shape being wide at the bottom and narrow at the top.
Shades are measured from point to point across bottom.
14" chimney shades are used on standard size oil lamps (10"- 12" lamp base height.
12" chimney shades are used on smaller accent lamps and finger lamps.
Assembling lamps with chimney lamp shades is very straight forward as no shade holder is needed. Lamps can be either oil or electric.
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