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Before. After.

 

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Ages ago, I purchased a chandelier. It needed SO much work that I put it in storage.

And there it sat. Year after year after year.

Today, I managed to get it all pretty again.

Here is the Before:

 

Yikes!

 

Wanna see the After?

Scroll way down.

NOTE: Prepare to gasp.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gasp!

 

Gasp!

 

I love the black-painted stem. It adds some zest!

 

Above the arms is a remarkable feature I have never seen previously: a sweet silver button which nestles inside the cloth-covered wire! That this managed to remain in situ all these decades is extraordinary.

 

 

 

 

My online vintage lighting store.

 

 

 

5 Responses to Before. After.

  1. Hi, Ross. While I rarely respond to your lighting posts, I relish each one and marvel at your skilling their restorations. But this one … WOW! What a gem! And that little button! My eye went to it immediately.

  2. That did make me gasp. It has such a graceful design, so elegant and classic. Holding onto these relics until others recognize their beauty is a good strategy, Ross. Impressively well done.

  3. Ross, you know I love you for many reasons. And now I’m adding another to the list: You actually used “in situ” in a sentence. You are an English Major’s dream.

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