A soft lighting effect created by inserting tiny holes in this beautiful chandelier made from naturally colored ostrich eggshells. These ostrich eggs, were sourced from farmed birds, and have been widely used in South African homes for decorative purposes since colonial times. The organic shape of the egg works equally well in contemporary designs. Architectural Digest Magazine, included an Ostrich egg chandelier in one of their issues, the picture was taken, in the entrance of the world famous Saxon Hotel, Johannesburg.
|Kudu Horn Ostrich Egg and Porcupine Quill Chandelier|
Horn Wall Sconces with Ostrich Eggshells
Gemsbok Horn (strait) is 100cm in height
Kudu Horn (twisted) is 85cm in height
Gemsbok Horn Chandeliers
With pewter leaves (also available in pewter Geckos) that can easily be manipulated to wrap and hold the genuine ostrich egg upright. These lights should not be used with light bulbs higher than 45 watt. The fixture is available with either 6 or 8 horns. The frame remains the same size, irrespective of the amount of horns selected, Size: 1100mm in diameter and approximately 800mm in height from floor to top of chandelier frame.
Kudu Horn Chandeliers
This fixture is discontinued however – it was placed here to illustrate the pewter geckos, as an option instead of the leaves in the Gemsbok Horn Chandelier in the previous image.
Genuine Gemsbok Horn Wall Sconce
This is a (strait horn) with peter leaves (also available in pewter Geckos) that can easily be manipulated to wrap and hold the genuine ostrich egg. These lights should not be used with light bulbs higher than 40 watt. They are also available in genuine Kudu horn (twisted horn – next image) size of the Kudu Horn: approx 83.82cm tall. The Gemsbok wall scones (pictured here) is approx 96.52cm tall.