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.