These unique lighting fixtures, ostrich eggshells globes provides a soft lighting effect. This was 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.
Image: Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa Luxury Hotels in Johannesburg
Genuine Ostrich Egg Cluster Chandelier.
Ostrich Eggshell Shade Table Lamp
Horn Chandelier & Ostrich Eggshell Shades – available at Phases Africa
Gemsbuck Horn Chandeliers
With or without 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.
Genuine Gemsbuck and Kudu 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.
Kudu Horn Wall Sconce and Ostrich Eggshell Globe (plain)