Mica Lampshades for Bridge Lamps have a picturesque design. A unique overlay diamond pattern is applied to the mica surface. Overlay color is gray and green. When lit design appears distinct and vivid. This unique style originated in the early 1900's during the Arts & Crafts era.
Mica refers to a group of minerals. These silicate minerals are heat-resistant, do not conduct electricity and appear in various colors. The sheet mica is made by laminating mica flakes - crystals together with shellac or resin.
Our amber mica lamp shades are made on a copper-brown metal frame that is rust resistant. Frame is wrapped with sheet mica. Overlay design is applied to all exterior sides of mica lamp shade. Hex shape is set off by dark brown taped binding, accenting top, bottom and individual sections.
Fitter: This lamp shade has a special threaded uno fitter is at center top. Use on bridge arm lamps where lamp shade screws directly onto socket. It is frequently seen on vintage floor lamps.
Shade is pictured lit.
Uno lampshades are used on lamps where shade hangs down from a lamp-arm. They are referred to as bridge lamp shades.
I found the lamp shape to be an excellent addition to my antique bridge lamp. It’s a beauty!
The pattern on the shade has fairly bold lime green lines which stand out more than expected when the light is off. But otherwise I'm very happy with this product and service.