Ivory Mica Uno Lamp Shades add Craftsman style to traditional bridge arm floor lamps. Flecks of ivory, silver and beige mica meld creating a silvery appearance. Dark brown faux leather, braided trim provides great contrast against this silver ivory mica combination. A semi-transparent outward glow is produced when lit. The downward light, a uno lamp is most known for, is bright.
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.
Ivory mica lamp shades are made on a copper-brown metal frame that is rust resistant. The shape is round. Frame is wrapped with sheet mica. Once made, mica-sheets are rigid.
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.
Compatibility between Bridge Lamp-shade and Lamp-socket
Uno-threads, on new and old lamp sockets, can vary slightly.
Most sockets and shades will thread together, however occasionally the threading on some sockets is not compatible.
To insure compatibility, between threads on uno lamp shade and threads on. uno socket, it is best to purchase socket and lamp shade together.
Install: Mica Uno Lamp Shades
Uno lampshades are used on lamps where shade hangs down from a lamp-arm. They are referred to as bridge lamp shades.
Bridge lamp shades have a 1-1/4" threaded ring at top center of shade.
Lamp requires a uno threaded socket.
Attach shade to lamp by screwing: threaded shade ring onto uno threaded lamp socket.
Socket-switch is at top of shade for easy access.
Socket-swivel enables positioning of uno lampshades. Light is easily directed downward onto task surface.
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I had been searching all over for a lampshade to fit an old bridge lamp that was given to me by my uncle. Came across your website, ordered one up...and it arrived in no time. And it is absolutely beautiful! thank you Paxton!
Shipped amazingly fast! Love the shade for our antique bridge lamp. There is some flaking of the Mica but otherwise we are happy with our purchase.