Many prefer to decorate their rooms and homes using vintage lamps. Some enjoy the thrill of the antique hunt to find the perfect match for their home, others prefer treasuring antiques that have been in their families for decades upon decades. Either way, it is often true that vintage lighting is simply better-made and longer lasting than the newest fixtures. The patina and distinctive, often one-of-a-kind quality they add to a room is remarkable.
A fitter is the bottom diameter of the glass shade. The shade lines up with the tray of the shade holder, and the glass lampshade actually sits and makes physical contact with the lamp.
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