Wall light LANTERN
Colour: Natural / Ginger (terracotta)
Are you looking to create a natural ambiance in your home? This hanging lantern can give your room an vibrant elegance, the natural woven structure is punctuated with stripes of earthy Terracotta (measuring 15cm x 28cm), it is made elegant with twisted cables and brass fixtures.
Description of the woven wall lamp LANTERN
The lamp was designed in our studio by Sara Efia Reddin, the contemporary shape and detailing elevates a timeless artisanal traditional to create an inspiring decorative object.
This natural woven wall lantern is woven by hand using a traditional basket weaving technic from Bolgatanga, in the north of Ghana. The delicate open weave stripes spread light patterns across walls. The lamp is assembled with care to order in our workshop with satin brass fixtures, twisted cable, certified electrics.
Woven with the grass Veta Vera, which is naturally durable. This beautiful Wall lamp is magnificent next to your bed, in a living room or along a hallway.
Technics used to make the Lantern lamp
Basket weaving from Bolgatanga is a a traditional African weaving technic. The grass Veta Vera grows locally. The reeds are twisted by hand and small batches are coloured using vegetable or food dyes in cauldrons.
The weaving is tight and smooth. Our lamps are woven by an association of weavers, these weavers have honed their art to make our contemporary shapes.
This lamp is takes around a day to weave.
Why choose this wall lights… ?
To own one of our wall lights, is to encourage the modernisation of a wonderful tradition, inspiring and supporting the weaving communities by introducing their craft to the contemporary design world.
The lamp is sold with :
- 170cm of twisted gold cable ;
- Black plug and switch ;
- Brass accessories.
- CE certified electrics bought in Europe ;
- Structure woven by hand, height approximately 28 cm and diameter approximately 15cm ;
- Available in 4 colours : Natural/Midnight (black), Natural/ Ginger (terracotta) and Natural/ Herb(bottle green), Natural/Noisette (nut brown).
Please note : we recommend, using a LED bulb max. 8w
Please do not forget that this lamp is woven by hand and the slight differences in shape and colour are completely normal. Please also remember that the material is natural and therefore we do not recommend them for use outside or on terraces or hanging in a hot humid room in front of a window. The colours are natural and may fade if hung in direct sunlight.
Golden Editions believes that artisanal is the new luxury. Our lamps and cushions are made by hand to be treasured..
10 % of the sale price (before tax) goes torwards charitable initiatives within the weaving comunities we work with.