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8344 14W

Amber Mica Lamp Shades, 14 inch

Harp Lamp Shade

Product Info
  • Sold Each
  • Material: Mica
  • Color: Amber
  • Fitter type: Harp
Size
  • Typically used on lamp bases 10" or taller
  • 14" Bottom, Point to Point
  • 8-7/8" Top, Point to Point
  • 10" Side

Mica Lamp Shades offer a pleasing and unassuming yet unique appearance. When illuminated, mica produces a warm soft ambient light. The translucent appearance and mineral flecks glow when lit. They are a craftsman style favored during the arts and crafts movement. This mission style complements vintage and new lighting. 

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.

Amber mica lamp shades are a hex shape. They are made on a copper-brown metal frame that is rust resistant. Frame is wrapped with sheet mica. Hex shape is set off by dark brown taped binding, accenting top, bottom and individual sections.

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Measure Harp Lamp Shades

Standardized Lamp Shades Measurements

  • Top: diameter across top of shade
  • Bottom:  diameter across base of shade
  • Side: straight measurement of the slant-side of shade

A small 1/2" ring fitter is at center top of a harp lamp shade frame. This ring sits on post at top of harp and is secured by a lamp finial.

Guidelines for determining which Harp Lamp Shade to select.

These generalizations apply to many lamps however personal taste should be the guiding influence. 
  • Height of Lamp Shade: approximately 2/3 rds height of lamp-base. (height of lamp base: distance from bottom of lamp base to base of lamp socket)
  • Bottom-diameter of Lamp Shade: approximately 1”-2” less than lamp-base height. Bottom diameter should not exceed lamp-base height. 

  • Lamp shade proportions should reflect lamp base proportions. For example: a short squat lamp will look best with a shade of similar proportions.
  • Using the same lamp shade base shape, round or square, provides a cohesive appearance.
  • If using incandescent light bulbs there should be a minimum of 3-1/2” between lamp shade and bulb to allow heat escape.
  • If the preferred lampshade size is not available, it is normally best to choose a slightly larger rather than smaller size shade.
  • Change harp height if the lampshade is sitting too high or low on the lamp.

Harp type table lamp less lamp shade

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lisa flynn
Perfect

Absolutely Beautiful lamp shade. Excellent quality and elegant, vintage look. The shade arrived extremely quickly and was exceptionally well packaged. Hope I need something from this store again!

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Robert Durand
14” Mica lamp shade

Gives a soft glow to our living room. Well built and we couldn’t be happier with our purchase, 5 stars

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