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.