In Turkey we make gourd truly handmade lampshades which we work with farmers who water the calabash and feed them with goat based fertilizers. The gourd is much influenced in its quality by the soil and the climate in which it was grown. That’s why we get thick and strong calabash which means they have high quality.
An organic calabash, the skin is somewhat translucent when lit from within, so white wood pieces are in layed to create both decorative design, and opacity. Each lamp is handcrafted, beginning with sketches, outlining and charting the pattern, through the gourd processing, like cleaning, engraving, carving, perforating, painting and protecting, creating the base of the lamp and, at the end, montage of the whole lamp.
To design a good lampshade it takes time. Lighting can change so many things in everyone’s life when the night get darker.Do not underestimate the magic of shadows. The average calabash used for designing is usually 10-12 inches tall and 9-10 inches wide. Each calabash is unique by creation So you will have the unique item when you buy it.
Turkish Motives Gourd Lampshade
Turkish Motives Gourd Lampshade is not a gourd lamp but unique gourd art.Those unique gourd lamps are made by our artisan. % 100 Hand-carved gourds. Our artisan hand-perforated holes, pattern and lines into the gourd’s dried skin.
Turkish Motives Gourd Lampshade’s height is around 21.6, diameter is 29.5 inches. Turkish motives pattern, the holes shapes the pattern and some engraving are used. the stand is wooden, beads affixed and dyes are acrylic,acrylic wood stain.This is a very unique gourd lamp, and will definitely become a conversation starter at your home. When it is off, the lamps appear gorgeous sculptural pieces, in organic browns, whites and rusty reds. When it is on, the magic begins Gourd lighting fixtures are amazing, stunning and showing another way to use these vegetables for beautiful home decorating ideas
Please keep in mind
These unique gourd lamps that each calabash is unique by creation. We promise you same design, same dimensions but can’t promise exactly the same calabash that you see in product visuals. It is truly handmade, hand carved and unique item and best gift. We provide a base with on/off switch. Depending on where you live, you may need an adapter to obtain electricity from your wall. Depending on the strength of the light bulb you use, the reflection is going to be different. You should use only LED light of 60 WT or less because it doesn’t generate much heat, which is very essential for the gourd and your safety, and it’s also very economical.We box them with a great protection. Gourds are fragile, so treat them as you would treat glass objects.
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