How do I get a replacement lamp shade?

Where can I find a lampshade for my lamp?

The shade should be twice as wide as the lamp base, and one third of the total height of the lamp. So for a 6-inch lamp base, the shade should be at least 12 inches wide. And if the total height of the lamp (including the bulb and harp) is 24 inches, the shade should be 8 inches tall.

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 a spider lamp shade fitter?

A spider fitter attaches a lampshade to a lamp base. Image Credit: CoolestMovies/iStock/GettyImages. A lampshade spider fitting connects a lampshade and lamp base together through the use of a harp, saddle and finial.

How do you pick the right size lampshade?

The height of the shade should be about three-quarters the height of the base. The width of the shade base should be roughly equal to the height of the lamp from base to fitting. The shade should ideally be to at least half an inch (1.3cm) wider than the base on both sides, to keep the whole lamp looking balanced.

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