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Custom Outdoor Exterior Lighting Lanterns

Custom Outdoor Exterior Lighting Lanterns

Custom Outdoor Exterior Lighting Lantern with a remote switch

Custom outdoor exterior lighting lanterns can be made with gas ignitions. With a flick of a switch or manually – one can control the gas and the height of the flame. Outdoor exterior lighting fixtures, as in lanterns, hanging pendants, pier column mounts and flush wall mounts can all be gaslit. The earliest custom outdoor exterior lighting lanterns made in America were lit by a single candle. Later, when made available, lit by a single to triple-flame powered by gas.

The earliest custom outdoor exterior lighting lanterns were made of iron, not brass. These lanterns were prone to rust if exposed to wet weather, especially, coastal marine weather. Early custom outdoor exterior lighting lanterns used for outdoor exterior use, were made by hand. The metal was formed with whatever tools were available, in order to create a shape that was appealing with the tastes of early America.

Our early history has shaped how we make beautifully crafted outdoor exterior lighting lanterns today. We have many ways that allow us to create stunning luminaries that are so beautiful, they speak for themselves! Custom outdoor exterior lighting lanterns with gas ignitions are making a true comeback, not because they are energy efficient, but because they impart such a beautiful glow when lit.

Check out this piece on the origins of gaslighting at the turn-of-the-century:
http://www.nationalgasmuseum.org.uk /index.asp?page=history-04

Custom Outdoor Exterior Lighting Lanterns

Custom Outdoor Exterior Lighting Lantern with a manual switch

If our designs ignite your imagination or if you have some ideas of your own, call Customlightstyles at 707-547-9909 and ask for Mary Lu, who will be happy to guide you to achieve your own custom outdoor exterior lighting lantern.

 

New England Barn Sconce – Outdoor Exterior Lighting

Cape Cod – Chatham – Boston – Maine – Rhode Island – Vermont. The 18th century produced many variations on the traditional and historic New England Barn Sconce. Heirloom-quality designs for the New England Barn Sconce were originally crafted entirely by hand out of copper and brass.

The 17th, 18th and 19th century styled New England Barn Sconce, of which there are many similar styles for this hefty outdoor lantern, was given great care in regards to the details. The straight lines of the outdoor lantern cage, along with the softly rounded roofline, the top yoke and, of course, the traditional reflector plate behind the (originally candle-lit) candle sockets, evoke a time when horse-drawn carriages transported neighbours coming to call for high tea and good conversation.

Historically -inspired yet simple in line and architecture, the New England Barn Sconce is the type of lantern that looks beautiful on many types of homes, from English Tudor to Tuscan-inspired structures.

Outdoor exterior New England Barn Sconces can add beauty, illumination and value to your home! See the Exterior Lighting page on our customlightstyles website for more examples.

https://www.customlightstyles.com/extlighting/pg2/WB400.asp

It is a good idea to enlist the strengths of a lighting designer and manufacturer who knows how to properly scale a New England Barn Sconce precisely to a home’s entryway, garage area or when lighting pathways. For someone who knows exactly what you need in terms of a New England Barn Sconce, call Mary Lu Hunt at 707-547-9909 – she’ll design the perfect New England Barn Sconce that will enhance your home without emptying your wallet. www.customlightstyles.com