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Fortune Table Lamps

$89.99

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Item #: ED-LI 395T



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This stylish table lamp with a shade made of real fossilized cocoa leaves is a true show piece and conversation starter. Also available in two floor lamp sizes.

Why Green

  • The legs are made of bamboo
  • Lampshade is made of fossilized cocoa leaf
  • Handmade under Fair Trade conditions

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Description

The fortune lamp gets its name from its long sturdy bamboo legs. Bamboo is a sign of good luck in many Asian cultures. With a shade made of real fossilized cocoa leaves this lamp is a true show piece and conversation starter.

Features

The frame is constructed of wrought iron, making the lamp very strong and durable; It’s powder coated in order to ensure the longevity of its color. The legs are made of real bamboo, which have been hand stained to create contrast to the bold shade colors. The bamboo is bound and tied to the wrought iron frame. Fossilized cocoa leaf lampshade. Fossilization is the process of drying leaves over a three to four month period and then hand rubbing the chlorophyll of the leaf so only the leaf’s skeleton remains. Once the chlorophyll is removed, the leaf is stained in organic dyes. Since the leaves are natural, each one will absorb dye differently. The resulting effect is a lamp with different hues and shades (sometimes within the same leaf). once the leaf is stained, it is adhered to a heat resistant backing. The artists cut each leaf to ensure that no leaf will overlap. Finally, we use a strong sealant to ensure the stability and integrity of the shade. 9" diameter x 16" tall and uses 1 x 40W medium base bulb, compact florecsent lightbulb highly recommended.

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Fortune Table Lamps
Fortune Table Lamps

Fortune Table Lamps

    • Real fossilized cocoa leaf shade dyed with organic dyes and applied with non-toxic adhesives. The shade is bound to the wrought iron frame with a hand stitched renewable abaca rope
    • Real bamboo legs bound in renewable abaca rope
    • All UL approved electrical components
    • 9" diameter x 16" tall

Fortune Floor Lamps
Fortune Floor Lamps

Fortune Floor Lamps

    • Real fossilized cocoa leaf shade dyed with organic dyes and applied with non-toxic adhesives. The shade is bound to the wrought iron frame with a hand stitched renewable abaca rope
    • Real bamboo legs bound in renewable abaca rope
    • All UL approved electrical components
    • Available in Two Sizes:
      • Large - 11" diameter x 48" tall
      • Giant - 11" diameter x 72" tall

Setup/Care

We recommend against placing your lamp in direct sunlight. If cleaning is required, use a dry cloth or duster. We do not suggest liquid cleaners. These lamps will not require any special maintenance.

Product Usage

Compact fluorescent light bulbs are highly recommended. These bulbs will get nice and bright without the added heat of a standard incandescent bulb. These bulbs also last much longer, in many cases over five years. On average, a 13-watt fluorescent bulb will create the same lumens of light as a standard 60-watt light bulb and a 26-watt fluorescent light bulb will have the same light output as a 100-watt incandescent bulb.

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Fossilized cocoa leaf lampshades… Fossilization is the process of drying leaves over a three to four month period and then hand rubbing the chlorophyll of the leaf so only the leaf’s skeleton remains. This is a labor-intensive process and no corrosive chemicals are used. Once the chlorophyll is removed, the leaf is stained in organic dyes. Since the leaves are natural, each one will absorb dye differently. The resulting effect is a lamp with different hues and shades (sometimes within the same leaf). There are a few cases in which the leaf may have a small tear before it was adhered to the lampshade; due to the low-impact sealant we use, no tear will increase in size nor will any leaf pull from the shade. We would like to point out that only 20 percent of the leaves make it through the entire process for use for our shades. Once the leaf is stained, it is adhered to a heat resistant backing; similar to the backing found on any standard lamp. The artists cut each leaf to ensure that no leaf will overlap. Finally, we use a strong sealant to ensure the stability and integrity of the shade.


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Warranty

1 year warranty against defects in materials and craftsmanship. Depending on damage or defect, we will determine whether an item will be replaced or repaired.

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Fortune Table Lamps

$89.99
Shipping Costs*
Item #: ED-LI 395T

  • Real fossilized cocoa leaf shade dyed with organic dyes and applied with non-toxic adhesives. The shade is bound to the wrought iron frame with a hand stitched renewable abaca rope
  • Real bamboo legs bound in renewable abaca rope
  • All UL approved electrical components
  • 9" diameter x 16" tall

Availability: 2-3 Days

Fortune Floor Lamps

$229.99

Item #: ED-LI 3950

  • Real fossilized cocoa leaf shade dyed with organic dyes and applied with non-toxic adhesives. The shade is bound to the wrought iron frame with a hand stitched renewable abaca rope
  • Real bamboo legs bound in renewable abaca rope
  • All UL approved electrical components
  • Available in Two Sizes:
    • Large - 11" diameter x 48" tall
    • Giant - 11" diameter x 72" tall

    Availability: Usually ships within 2-3 days.
    Due to popularity, Green and Multi are sold
    out in Giant size.

    Availability: In stock
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