A wooden pendant light is definitely an intriguing accessory. Wood as a material symbolises warmth and this can be used to one’s advantage if the goal is to make a space feel welcoming and comfortable. They come in all shapes, sizes, and finishes so whether you want a super contemporary look or a slightly more rustic one, wood pendant lamps can fit into any interior.
We have a huge range of wood pendants and welcome you to shop high quality wood pendant lights at Zest Lighting - buy online in the comforts of your own home and experience a new and easy way to shop for designer glass pendant lights. We deliver Australia wide including Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane - if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.
There are many types of wood such as plywood, beech, birch, mahogany, oak and many more. Each have their own characteristics and features, which we won't go into detail. But basically, most of our wooden pendant lights are made of plywood and some are made of the oak variety. Plywood is an engineered wood product made of thin layers of wood glued together - this is actually the most common material used to make wooden pendant lights. It is durable, stylish, versatile and cost effective. It can even be engineered to sometimes mimic the features and characteristics of other types of wood.
Why Choose Wooden Pendant Lights?
Our inherent connection with nature is one of the reasons why we love nature so much. Deciding on the raw materials that resonate with your personal style is the first step for bringing them into your home. Wooden pendant lights are a great example of natural decor at it’s finest.
Adding wooden accents into your interiors is one of the easiest and warmest of natural materials and comes in a variety of finishes, species and applications. Wooden pendant lights are perfect for bringing in the pleasant characteristics of nature to your modern or traditional home. In fact, one of the great things about wooden pendant lighting is that they complement both a traditional and a contemporary aesthetic. Beautifully crafted wood lighting fixtures are simply timeless and are one of the most versatile materials available - it works with almost any style of interior design, so it’s easy to see why wooden pendant lights are always a popular choice.
Generally, traditional homes make use of a lot of wood and in darker shades but there has recently been a resurgence of modern homes using touches of pale wood throughout their interiors with lighting as a main consideration for the extra wooden touch. It is usually best to add wood touches in dabs - so, pendant lights work as a perfect accessory to bring the nature to your interiors with style. Both stylish and functional, wood pendant lights can add a lot to your space when used properly.
How to Clean Wooden Pendant Lights
Caring for your wooden lights should be part of your regular cleaning routine, making sure they are free of dust will ensure your lights shine as bright as they did on the day you bought them. Here are a some tips on how to keep your wood light fixtures looking their best;
As a general rule, do not use harsh abrasives, polishes or chemicals on any light fixture or shade. They can damage the finish.
1. Dust regularly with a soft dry cloth.
2. Occasional treatments using a lemon essential oil will prevent the wood from drying out, whilst also preserving the lustre of the finish.
Directions: Apply a small amount of oil on to a clean soft cloth, gently rub the oil all over the surface of the wood. Then with a clean cloth buff to finish. Do not put the oil directly onto the wooden light fixture or base.
The Practicality of Wooden Pendant Lights
Wooden pendant lights give out no ambient lighting. It is used purely for downward focused illumination and as a decorative addition to a standard metal pendant light. It is extremely practical when designed properly like in a dome, bell or cone shape. Due to it absorbing light, some designs fail to give out enough light if not designed properly. Other designs cast beautiful shadows through its absorption of light. Please keep this in mind when you are thinking of opting for a funky design and amble ambient lighting. Our Replica Pilke Pendants are good example of a beautiful design that casts subtle shadows on the walls while drenching your room with style.
Choosing a Wooden Pendant Light
If you are having a difficult time in choosing a wooden pendant light, then please don't hesitate to contact us for advice. A popular wooden pendant light in our range is the Replica Pilke Pendant Lights - wooden pieces are put together in a geometric pattern to create a raw decorative pendant light that will inspire your space. They are available in 2 versions (narrow and wide) and 3 colours (black, white and natural). Perfect for modern and traditional style homes. Due to its shape and design, these fittings cast a delightful shadow play when the light is switched on as an extra decorative feature.
These days, what is trending is that designers of pendant lights are now just adding bits and pieces of wood in their designs to combine materials in a appealing way. For example, the Replica Acorn Pendant is crafted carefully from a combination of wood and aluminium. The top wooden portion and the aluminium shade are just perfect to feature the elegance and stunning beauty of the pendant lamp.
Also, most wooden pendant lights these days are designed and popularised by Scandinavian designers who are mainly inspired by modern minimalism. They have been able to inject wooden designs into contemporary homes seamlessly with style.
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