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Three Great Benefits for Using Fused Glass Wall Sconces As Contemporary Lighting
By [http://EzineArticles.com/expert/Diane_Fiscarelli/466237]Diane Fiscarelli
Are you looking for fresh recommendations for quick ideas for a decorative update to use in your contemporary office or home? Think about using an exciting new line of wall sconce contemporary lighting as a possible ideal approach add an exquisite touch.
Most people see sconce lights everyday in commercial locations, work, offices, schools and any other industrial setting yet we don't pay any attention to them. Let's take a closer look at how they can provide us with new tools for our decorating kit.
Sconce lighting is one of the most overlooked accessories for decorating when contemplating contemporary lighting needs. While the idea of wall lighting has been around a very long time, the most recent lines include exciting new styles using fused glass technology accompanied by a strong focus on the contemporary style.
What is fused glass technology? To have a deeper appreciation of the beauty and elegance of these fine pieces, let us discuss a few history facts. First of all, it's not new technology. The truth is, the Egyptians used early varieties of 'fusing' dating back to 2000 BC but researchers know the Romans were more developed as glass workers. Fusing was the leading method of making small glass objects for about 2,000 years until the development of the glass blowpipe.
Glass blowing largely all but replaced fusing due to its efficiency and utility. During the Renaissance, glass working in general regained popularity but fusing was largely ignored until the early 20th century. It came into common use in the U.S. in the 1960s being used in glass art and contemporary lighting products.
So, how is fused glass made? Fused glass consists mainly of silica. "Fusing" is a term used to describe glass that has been fired (heat-processed) in a kiln (a very hot and very large oven used for centuries) at a range of high temperatures from 593 C (1100 F) to 816 C (1500 F) and cooled in stages to produce different effects on the glass. As you can see a lot of work and craftsmanship goes into each handmade piece to make it art.
What does fused glass look like? Compared to flat stained glass pieces, fused glass doesn't have ead lines. Dimensional raised pieces can be produced without having to cut and assemble hundreds of smaller pieces to form a uniformed design such as that used for Tiffany style lighting. Fused glass is usually thicker and heavier because of the layering that gives each product depth and character making each contemporary lighting piece uniquely beautiful!
What are the benefits of using fused glass wall sconce lighting? To begin, their sheer beauty and glamour are stunning and add luxury to your rooms! The colors are fused in designed patterns. They blend in every corner of your house, from bedroom to bathroom, hallways to living room they can end up being the focal point of any room. If you have an ornate mirror you want to draw attention to or plain mirror that needs a sophisticated touch, then add fused glass sconces.
A second benefit for updating your rooms with sconce lighting is the flexibility they give you. They can be perfect in those areas that you are not sure what to do with, such as entryways. Contemporary lighting fixtures have turned plain, ordinary lamps into a spectacle of modern art that serves to brighten any area. A dull blank wall with a fresh coat of paint and a new sconce tend to make a room appear larger with a warm inviting feeling in an instant.
A third benefit is efficiency. Using wall sconces play an important role in energy savings since they provide direct or indirect light in the area of activity without needing to light up the entire room. Most now use energy-saving light bulbs to help you select how much brightness you would like.
Hopefully, these tips can provide additional choices when you decorate or update any area in your house or office.
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