Amber Mica Uno Lampshades offer an organic appearance. The pleasing natural appearance displays unique mineral patterns. When lit, these mica uno lampshades are transformed to a soft, semi-transparent glow. Yet the downward-light, uno shades are most known for, is bright and useful for task 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.
Mica uno lampshades are made of sheet mica. Once made, mica-sheets are rigid. The mica sheet is wrapped on a copper-brown metal frame, that is rust resistant. 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.
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.
I just received a beautiful mica shade and hardware so I can repair and older bridge lamp. It came well-protected and packaged and is quality stuff. Thanks a bunch and I’m glad to have found your site!
This shade is made from a thick, beautiful mica. Fits the socket easily. The quality far surpasses the cheaper shades. Very pleased with this purchase.
Amber Mica Uno Lampshade
I just received the lampshade, and it is beautiful. I have a vintage black and gold bridge lamp and it fits perfectly. The packaging was great - no damage from Maryland to Oregon. I'll buy from you again.