In the fall of 2009 an interior designer from New Mexico contacted me about creating 9 large custom decorative glass wall sconces that were to be installed in a local church in Roswell. The church wanted the lamps to be decorative, colorful, cheerful, contemporary and fitted with iron crosses.
Working closely with the designer, general guide lines were discussed such as shape, size, how they would be lit and how they would be hung. Once all was decided I was set free to come up with how it was all to come together.
The glass lamp shades them selves were created by hand cutting strips of fusible colored glass. A special iridescent glass was also added to create an extra element of intrigue.
The glass lamp shade is connected to a custom iron cross and the iron cross connects to a hinge which is firmly attached to the wall above the lamps. This entire assembly swings up to facilitate in easy bulb changes and cleaning chores. Even though the lamps are large (15 x 42 x 9") this arrangement allows just one person to do these tasks without the chance of damaging the glass or fixture.
Any size, design and colors can be configured. If interested give us a call.