Mica Lamp Company
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Turn-of-the-century American lighting design and quality craftsmanship has been the hallmark of the Mica Lamp Company. They follow the same formula as the original craftsmen. Parts are made of solid copper, assembled with hand driven copper rivets and then finished with a rich natural brown patina. The bottom plate of each lamp is die struck with the Mica Lamp Co. shop mark.
Mica Lamp Company Mica shade panels are the same natural materials used by the Arts and Crafts master lamp makers of years gone by. Mineral mica flakes, combined with organic shellac, make each mica shade unique with its variations of mineral deposit patterns and color tones. The famous San Francisco coppersmith Dirk Van Erp, was the first to make these copper lamps in 1910.
History of Mica Lamp Company
The Mica Lamp Company has been in business since 1991. Their shop is located in Glendale, California and all Coppersmith lamps and fixtures are made in this shop.
Mica Lamp Company’s circa 19OO lamps are authentic in style, materials and craftsmanship. Most models are styles from American Arts & Crafts era: Also, referred to as Mission Style and Prairie Style. Other styles are Mackintosh (European Arts & Crafts Style), French Galle' Style (Etched Glass Cameo) and 1920's forged black iron (Gothic, Tudor, and Spanish Styles).
Materials in the Construction of Mica Lamps