Published at Monday, October 01st 2018. by Gracie Carroll in Sconces.
Sconces help to illuminate darker areas in patios or gardens, making it possible to see clearer certain obstacles that may cause falls or accidents. Imagine going home in the night only to take a fall by tripping over some toys that your kids left out before retiring for the night.
Depending upon your preference, you can choose from a variety of light bulbs such as incandescent or fluorescent. These days, you might also go in for halogen bulbs or even low voltage lights. It all depends upon what you really prefer for your home. You might prefer to install the product yourself. If you understand the wiring of your house and can tap into it safely, then proceed with the wiring. However, if you think you will be unable to do it yourself, then its best to call a professional electrician to install it for you.
Kid’s Room: Wall scones for childrens’ rooms are a great way to brighten up your child's room. An plethora of colors and motifs are available in fun and colorful designs, which turn a kids room into a happy space.
Other possible choices include wrought iron candle wall sconces. These sturdy pieces give a rustic look to your walls while still casting that soothing candlelight. Wrought iron sconces are generally handmade and are often combined with mirrored elements. They also harken back to an era where candles were the main source of light, so they add an antique flavor to your home.
The sconce is a wall fixture which can be electric or feature candles. Reminiscent of medieval times, however, they were widely used in the XVII century and still are popular choice in lighting fixtures to decorate your wall space, interior and exterior. It is during this time period that lighting experts believe the sconce started to develop as a fashionable piece in additional to being practical. In Italy, a mirrored piece was used behind the sconce to create illumination. It was also the Italians who began to design a more elaborate sconce by adding the sconce to corbels. It was not uncommon for sconces to be large sized at that time, they varied in high from 1‘-5‘. But keep in mind the sconces were featured in large places, such as castles and churches. The sconce of today is usually much smaller and appropriate to the size of the rooms in homes. Architects and interior decorators use sconces to decorate as a staple of their design scheme. The sconce never fails to deliver in creating style and atmosphere.
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