Lighting fixtures like these handcrafted, primitive reproductions
were used in the finest homes of our forefathers. Original designs
are created from research on museum pieces and private collections.
Special attention has been given to the handmade tinware finish
that provides the look of an 18th century lantern,
and is ideal for a colonial or country primitive décor.
James Glynn, Tinsmith,
has been creating museum quality chandeliers
for over 25 years. Each tin chandelier is individually handcrafted
in Glynn’s shop near historic Fredericksburg, VA. He utilizes
many of the same tools that our forefathers used when they created
these lighting fixtures centuries ago. The hand rubbed finish
is carefully applied to create a patina similar to old pewter
for an ideal look in colonial or country home lighting. This
is decorative lighting is wonderful in any setting.
This tinderbox will draw a lot of attention on your coffee table.
The inside contains a flint, striker and extinguisher.
wall sconces designs are based on original patterns found
in museums and private collections. They are exact replicas of
pieces produced 200 years ago. Shown here is a reproduction of
a tavern sconce.