Estate sales often produce some of the most horrific lamps you can imagine, and also some of the most interesting. I'm a big antiquer myself and spend a lot of time looking over some of the strangest lighting options known to man. Like the "legs" lamp in A Christmas Story these lamps can get pretty off the way. However, every so often you run across that beauty that you can't pass up.
This is not a problem when they are placed into ceiling lights, as they are too high up for you to notice the additional heat that they give out. However, with the desk lamp you are going to be shining it towards the hands. This means that you will feel the heat and not only will that cause problems with comfort, but it will also potentially ruin the treatment that you are providing too. Acrylic nail products will be destroyed in the heat and you will find that liquid monomers will evaporate at a faster rate also. So you really need to be aware of this when choosing the right lamp. Always look for a lamp that contains energy saving light bulbs for your salon.
When looking at antique lamps remember to not clean them up so much. This is especially true with the brass and sterling lamps. Cleaning them too much devaluates them considerably. On the popular series Antiques Road Show I am always amazed at the person with the 100 year old piece of brass that would have sold for $5,000 but one can of Brass-o later is worth about a buck fifty.
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