14" Bowed Empire Lampshade Frame with Duplex Shade Ring
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Design your own soft lampshade to match your upholstery, curtains, wallpaper or any room theme. This frame can be used with your covering of choice to make a lampshade that can be used on a table lamp or pendant fitting. They will connect with UK and European Lampholders or Pendant Fittings and USA Harp & Finial fittings using a Spider Fitting or Shade Carrier.
What type of lamp holders and fittings will fit this Frame?
The Frame is manufactured with a Duplex Shade Ring (110mm in diameter)
You need to purchase a Shade Carrier to connect with UK and Euro Lampholders.
The Frame can also be used with Harp & Finial Systems predominately used in the USA by using a Duplex Converting Kit.
Lampholder Types Using Shade Carriers
B22 Bayonet Cap Lampholders (UK)
E14 Edison Screw Lampholders (EU)
E27 Edison Screw Lampholders (EU)
E26 Edison Screw Lampholders (US)
Harp & Finial Fittings
If you wanted to use the frame with a Harp & Finial fittings, used mainly in the USA, then you can use our Duplex Converting Kit
For more details click here.
Shade Carriers & Spider Fittings
The Shade Carrier is regarded as the professional way to connect lampshades to lamp holders.
Lampshades that use this system have many advantages over fixed, fitted frames.
- The Lampshade lifts off the carrier with ease
- No need to touch the lamp holder to dust or change the bulb.
- The height between the Lampshade and Lampbase can be changed
- Lampshade can be used as a Pendant using a Spider fitting
- Can be used with a Harp & Finial system using a converter
For more information on Shade Carriers click here
Top Ring = 180mm fitted with a Duplex ring (107mm)
Bottom Ring = 357mm
Height = 245mm
No of Struts = 8
3.25 mm top-quality heavy gauge wire
Epoxy coated /painted white (prevents rust)
Rings will have a tiny uncoated spot where the ring has been hooked for spraying, and this is not a fault.
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Help & Advice
How to make your Lampshade
We have put together some downloadable PDFS to show you how to make soft lampshades.
There is one essential rule which must be observed when making tailored soft shades.
The fabric (your textile) must always be cut on the bias so that the stretch is even in all directions.
If you would like to view more information about bias cutting.
How to make a pattern for a frame
If you would like to view some detailed information on how to make your pattern
How to fix the cover to the frame
We list some conventional methods which can be changed to suit the maker and the fabric being used.
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