The French House Old School Lights
The French House Old School lamps are made by spinning the metal over a mould. This skilfull job involves pushing the metal against the mould with a metal bar as it spins, thus extruding the shape of the shade. Thankfully this skill still exists, it enables us to make small batch production, as it is the skill of the spinner that matters. Because it is hand made each light is slightly different, and the spin lines can be clearly seen. They are not totally uniform, uniformity is what happens when shades are punched out in an industrial fashion.