The prototypes of the custom candle lantern and matching base have been given a hand applied oil-rubbed bronze finish. The prototypes were constructed using 24 gauge copper, and are currently being shipped to the client. Production will resume following Thanksgiving on the remaining five lanterns and four tables.
One of the medium sized chandeliers from the Yale Calhoun College project has been completed. The fixture's components were stripped from the frame and then refinished to their original state. Then, the crystal prisms were individually cleaned and re-pinned, and the fixture was reassembled and rewired and tested in accordance with UL standards.
Steady progress is being made on the restoration of a wide variety of lighting fixtures from Yale Calhoun College. The fixtures, ranging from outdoor lanterns to wall sconces to large chandeliers, and are made from a variety of materials including brass, copper, and iron.
The fabrication of a custom designed candle lantern and matching pedestal has been completed. The raw prototypes were constructed using 24 gauge copper, and are scheduled to be given a bronze finish this coming Monday.
Grand Light's restoration team recently completed the restoration of ten gothic-style chandeliers for the auditorium of the Washington Irving Intermediate School, located in Tarrytown, New York.