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Why Porcelain Enamel Lights Are Perfect For Your Kitchen

September 29, 2017

Why Porcelain Enamel Lights Are Perfect For Your Kitchen

Often overlooked compared to it’s wood and glass counterparts, porcelain enamel is probably the best choice of lighting for a kitchen. It was used as far back as the Ancient Egyptians who created artworks and jewelry from it.

Porcelain enamel is created by fusing powdered glass to metal with extreme heat. The glass melts onto the metal to create a smooth and durable vitreous coating. Our porcelain enamel shades use the same age old methods to produce shades that mirror the factory shades of yesteryear. What we are left with is a robust shade that will stand the test of time in any home.

Vintage enamel lighting can come in many different shapes, sizes and colours. They retain their sheen over time and are very easy to clean. They became popular during the Industrial Revolution due to its resistance to corrosion and heat. For these reasons, they make excellent kitchen lights. 


Caitlin from The House on Beach Road used our Smokehouse Pendant Light in her kitchen, dining room and living room. Porcelain enamel lighting looks great in a range of interiors from coastal to industrial.


Porcelain enamel lights come in a range of design styles. This vintage style Deck Gooseneck Wall Light will add character to a plain wall or pillar. 


Beautiful styling with a green porcelain enamel pendant. 


The Large Industrial Scissor Light is perfect for kitchens as it can be lowered for the completion of specific tasks such as cutting. 


We are loving the black/white contrast of our High Top Smokehouse Light.


So what do you think? Would you consider porcelain enamel for your kitchen? Let us know below!

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