Old glass insulators: fabulous new light

Looking for a creative way to tell someone that they “light up your life?”  Love cool items repurposed into even something cooler?  Then check out our incredible “new” glass insulator lights!

insulatorGlass insulators were once used along railroad tracks to keep telegraph and telephone wires protected from rain or snow.  Even though many of these glass insulators date back to the 1800’s, they’re still remarkably beautiful.

Curved glass, beveled edges, and detailed beading are all accentuated when lit from underneath.

Yes, these old insulators have found new life as a night-light.  Illuminated by a subtle flicker-bulb, these glass insulators provide a soft glow of sheer beauty.

Glass insulator lights make a great gift for people passionate about the railways or anyone who loves incredible conversation-piece antiques.

 

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