If you grew up with a menorah in your home, odds are it was relatively small, made of brass, and featured minimal cast decorations. But Hanukkah lamps (also spelled Hanukah and Chanukah, and also known as a hannukiah) can be ornate and artful. While some are traditionally shaped, with a central pedestal holding eight arms, plus a ninth hole for the shamash (used to light the other candles) at the center, others resemble small benches or shelves that either sit on a table or are meant to be hung on a wall. Metals such as sterling silver and various copper alloys were favorites of menorah makers, whose chased, traced, and embossed these ceremonial objects.


Best of the Web (“Hall of Fame”)

The Lampworks

The Lampworks

Lamp collector and dealer Dan Edminster has put together an incredible reference site on antique lamps and related … [read review or visit site]

Texans Incorporated: The History of a Lamp Company

Texans Incorporated: The History of a Lamp Company

Mark Stevens has created an impressive living memorial to Texans Inc., a 20th century Texas manufacturer of ceramic… [read review or visit site]

The Lamps of H. G. McFaddin

The Lamps of H. G. McFaddin

Bruce Bleier's tribute to the Emeralite and Bellova lampshades made from Czech glass and popularized and distribute… [read review or visit site]

Fairy Lamp Club

Fairy Lamp Club

This incredible site is a stunning showcase for Victorian and contemporary fairy lamps, a style of lamp with a glas… [read review or visit site]

Gas Pressure Lanterns, Lamps and Stoves

Gas Pressure Lanterns, Lamps and Stoves

Terry Marsh’s beautiful showcase of gas-pressure lanterns, lamps, stoves, irons, and heaters from the 1920s o… [read review or visit site]



Clubs & Associations

Other Great Reference Sites

Most watched eBay auctions    

Authentic Original David Palumbo Judaica Wrought Iron Jerusalem Stone Menorah NrAntique Very Old Judaica Figural Cast Iron Footed Hanukkah MenorahVtg Brass Jewish Judaica Israel Pierced Double Lion Footed Menorah Candelabra Nr925 Sterling Silver Tzedakah Menorah Handmade Train Locomotive Kiddush BankVintage Judaica Brass Hanuka Menorah Sterling Silver 925 Vintage Pen Tribes Of Israel Bezalel Works Menorah Rare 1030Antique Bronze Jewish Religious Candle Holder Menorah Hanukkah CandelabraUniqe Flowers Menorah Chanukah Menorahs Chnukiyah Jewish Jerusalem Candels TorahHand Crafted Menorah Ceramic Pottery With Rabbi & Figures Artist Signed 1995Looney Tunes MenorahMenorah Canukiah Israeli Sale Gifts Nickel Jewish Judaica ChanukiahhanukahMenorah Canukiah Israeli Sale Gifts Brass Magen David Jewish Judaica ChanukiahMenorah Canukiah Israeli Sale Gifts Brass Jewish Judaica ChanukiahhanukahMenorah Canukiah Israeli Sale Gifts Nickel Magen David Jewish Judaica ChanukiahVintage Hanukkah Menorah Beautiful Jerusalem Gold Plate DesignLot Of 3 1/2 Lira Israel Menorah Coins In Sterling Silver Bezels Jewish "silver Plated" Box MenorahGold Color Menorah Chanukah Menorahs Chnukiyah Jewish Jerusalem Candels Torah2 Pcs Israeli Coins10 Agorot Shekel Holy Land Copper Ancient Menorah Jewish NisJewish Enamel Dreidel Menorah By Quest, 2" X 1.5" X 1.5"Menorah, Menora Jewish Israel Holy Land Shalom Jerusalem 7 Branched Enamel BlueStudio Silversmiths Tall Silver Menorah Candle Holder Floral Judaic, Buy 2 Or 1