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    Posted 9 months ago

    IronLace
    (663 items)

    I found this fairy lamp dome on my birthday in April 2018...& have recently acquired a base of the correct size to complete it.
    Collecting fairy lamps tends to be a long game...the majority of mine have been found as orphan parts - mostly domes, sometimes bases. Finding spare parts of the right shape & size can be a challenge, but immensely satisfying when a correct match is achieved.
    I still have numerous fairy lamp parts in need of matching pieces, & thus, the search continues...
    Both dome & base were made in England, circa 1880s.

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    1. sklo42 sklo42, 9 months ago
      Result !!!! Beautiful, and so satisfying.
    2. Watchsearcher Watchsearcher, 9 months ago
      Both compete for the for the “Most Beautiful” title in my mind! They deserve each other!!
    3. racer4four racer4four, 9 months ago
      These lamps would look so gorgeous with a candle scattered through your garden. Magical.
    4. IronLace IronLace, 9 months ago
      Thanks so much, Peggy - yes, it's satisfying indeed to make up fairy lamps from spare parts, & well worth the effort...which is rather fun "effort" anyway!
    5. IronLace IronLace, 9 months ago
      Many thanks, Patricia! They're a match made in heaven, aren't they?
    6. IronLace IronLace, 9 months ago
      Great idea, Karen...sounds perfect for the upcoming festive season!
    7. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 9 months ago
      Wow this must look amazing when you have a candle burning!

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