Are all lamp finials the same size?

A. Most lamp finials have a ¼-27 thread and screw onto a lamp harp. Some lamps do require a finial with a larger hole. This is usually a 1/8-ip thread and measures approximately 3/8″ in diameter.

What sizes do lamp finials come in?

A-There are basically 2 different thread sizes for most lamps.

  1. 1/8 IP (3/8″ diam) to 1/4-27 thread adapter…
  2. 1/8 IP (3/8″ diam) to 1/4-27 thread reducer…
  3. Nipple/pipe thread which is 1/8 IP (hollow threaded tube 3/8″ diameter)
  4. The most common is Harp thread which is 1/4-27 (threaded solid stud 1/4″ diameter)

How tall should lamp finials be?

Lamp finials are 2″ tall, 1 1/6″ wide, and are threaded 1/4-27 and fit a standard lamp harp.

What is a lamp final?

Lamp finials set on top of a lamp harp and hold a washer fitter shade to the top of a lamp. It is an easy way to change the look of a lamp or give it a little more flair. They are often decorative or ornamental but can also be plain. A large finial would be 4 inches and a small finial would be about 1/2 inch.

What is the thing on the top of a lamp called?

Finials are decorative caps that fit over shades at the top of a lamp. They help secure the lampshade in place and complete the lamp aesthetics. Finials come in a variety of colors, materials and shapes and are most often used with spider fitters.

How are lamp finials measured?

Lamp shade dimensions are typically measured as top x bottom x slant.

  1. Top denotes the diameter (or width, if measuring a square lamp shade) of the top of the lamp shade.
  2. Bottom denotes the diameter (or width) of the bottom of the lamp shade.
  3. The slant is the length of the side of the lamp shade.

Do finials fit all rods?

First, make sure your finial size and curtain rod width are identical (like a 1-inch finial with a 1-inch curtain rod). Finials usually attach to a curtain rod securely without any screws needed. However, note that some finial styles do require screws.

What is the knob on a lamp called?

When attached to a stand, many lamps use a decorative knob, called a finial.

What are the 3 parts of a lamp?

Parts of a light bulb: the glass globe, the metal filament, wires and glass stem, gases and metal base.

What are parts of lamp called?

Parts of a Table Lamp (top to bottom):

  • Lock: Locks the lampshade in place.
  • Lampshade fitting: structural frame for the lampshade.
  • Lampshade: Softens the light.
  • Bulb: Provide the light.
  • Harp: Vertical shade support and shade attachment into the socket.
  • Socket shell: light socket for bulb.

What does 1 8IP mean?

1/8 IP Zinc Plated Steel All Thread Nipples (1/8IP = 3/8″ diameter)

What kind of finial do I need for lamp?

A Decorative Lampshade finial helps express individuality. Find pineapples, birds, or Geometric and rustic finials. LampsUSA stocks an endless variety of these designer harp finials. Choose a vintage finial with an antique finish to accent the lamp’s classical nature.

Where did the pineapple lamp finials come from?

Lamp finials in pineapple shapes add an elegant antique touch to your home décor. The pineapple was discovered in the Caribbean islands by Christopher Columbus in 1493 and brought back to Europe as a marvel of the new world.

Where can I find Scott Kenyon lamp finials?

There are also numerous standard factory lamp finials to select from. The only places to find Scott Kenyon’s unusual creations are on ebay stores, and this web site. The parent company of our store is The Lamp Shop. The Lamp Shop (a third generation operation) has been in business for over 40 years.

How long has the lamp shop been in business?

The Lamp Shop (a third generation operation) has been in business for over 40 years. The Lamp Shop has been featured in Martha Stewart Living and HGTV. You can shop with confidence that your order is packed with care and your satisfaction is a primary concern. .