What is the top of a lamp called?

What are the 3 parts of a lamp?

It contains the filament which gives off light, a stem, which holds the filament, and a metal base that screws into a socket, such as in a lamp or ceiling fixture.

What do you call top of shade?

Valance. The valance is a decorative piece that covers the headrail of blinds/shades.

What are lamp parts called?

Bulb: Provide the light. Harp: Vertical shade support and shade attachment into the socket. Socket shell: light socket for bulb. Insulation sleeve: Secures socket shell to the switch and base.

Is lamp shade one word?

Word forms: lampshades

A lampshade is a covering that is fitted around or over an electric light bulb in order to protect it or decorate it, or to make the light less harsh.

What does a finial look like?

A finial is a decorative element found in architecture on the very top of building elements like spires, tall tapering pointed structures; pinnacles, smaller structures resembling spires; and on towers and sections of roof lines.

Where is the finial on a lamp?

Designers often use finials—the decorative caps that attach to the top of lamps—to bring extra, unexpected dashes of color and texture to a room.

What is a rotary switch on a lamp?

Lamps have a variety of switches to turn them on and off. One of the most popular ones is the rotary switch. The rotary lamp switch consists of a threaded stem to which a plastic knob is attached. The other end of the threaded stem connects to the switching mechanism inside the light socket.

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