Appleton’s by the Bushel

Picture a typical industrial lamp and the first thing that usually comes to mind is green porcelain. It was the default color for many lamp manufacturers. This now helps decorators group different designs and still have them compatible. Pictured are examples of Appleton Electric’s heavy duty explosion proof lighting. From left to right. •18″…..$800 •16″…..$875 […]

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Eren Berg Studios designs for DK Living

EarlyElectrics sells and restores antique lighting… but there’s more! As Eren Berg Studios we also design and manufacture a single custom lamp or a new line of lighting for a company. Last year we produced The Glasgow Collection consisting of 12 new designs for DK Living. All the lamps in this line were made from […]

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Prague’s Art Nouveau gem.

Our latest buying trip included Eastern Europe and Paris. As usual we found some wonderful new things. Unfortunately the best can only be brought home in pictures. The lamps pictured above can be found in Prague’s 1911 Art Nouveau masterpiece “The Municipal House”. The elaborately decorative café and restaurants are amazing. In contrast you will […]

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Sun Lamps to read by.

Sun/Heat lamps do have a distinctive look. Early examples were mostly found in spas or medical offices and by the 1950’s most were bought for home use. At the time it was thought that concentrated UV light was a good thing. Everyone wore a “healthy tan” all year round but we know differently now. They […]

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New line of lamps designed by Eren Berg Studios

You may already know that we sell and restore antique industrial lighting. We can also custom design and manufacture a single lamp as well as large quantities. The edgy skeletal table lamps pictured above are not for sale here. They are one of our original designs manufactured exclusively for a well known West Coast shop […]

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1930’s Bugatti Headlamps… out of the garage and into the living room.

You’ll always find something different at earlyelectrics.com. Now you can bring a bit of automobile history into your home. Here is a matching pair of early 11″ diameter Marchel headlamps. The only other place you might find these are on a 1930’s Rolls Royce, Bugatti or high end French custom bodied car of the period. The kind of classic car […]

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