What is a harp for a lampshade?

Do all lamp shades need a harp?

Most table lamps, which accept fabric shades are set up with industry standard Regular Weight harps and Regular Weight harp bases. We recommend that you order Regular Weight harps for your lamps.

What is a harp and finial for a lamp shade?

Complete Lamp Harp Set – Includes a Harp, Saddle + Finial

The two bottom “legs” attach below the lamp’s socket in the “saddle”. They fit over a lamp’s light bulb, simultaneously protecting the bulb and providing support for the lampshade.

Are lamp harps universal?

Most table lamps, which accept fabric shades are set up with industry standard Regular Weight harps and Regular Weight harp bases. … A Regular Weight harp will fit either a Regular Weight harp base or a Heavy Duty harp base.

How do I know what size lamp harp I need?

If you require a different size harp than the one you have on your lamp, check under the finial base (see Fig. 1) and you will see a number that will indicate the height-size of the harp. With this number in hand you will have a reference point for acquiring a new harp that will best suit your needs.

What are the 3 types of lampshades?

The three most common types of lampshade assemblies are: Spider, Uno and Clip-on (see diagram).

What is harp support?

A harp is the most common way that American lamps hold up shades. The harp saddle is built right into the lamp (under the socket cap), while the top is removable. We used harp saddles in every lamp in this lesson except the Bottle Table Lamp. ( smaller lamps work best with clip on shades)

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