The Anatomy of a Lamp Shade

LAMP SHADE FITTERS
Description: Reflector
REFLECTOR
grooves in spider to keep
shade from sliding off bowl
Description: Flame Clip
FLAME CLIP (FC)
Description: Clip
CLIP (CL)
snaps onto light bulb
Description: Uno
UNO
quarter sized hole in the
center of the spider with
screw threads
Description: Harp
HARP
are made in 1/2″ increments
Description: Glass Reflector Bowl
GLASS REFLECTOR BOWL
Bowls come in 3 sizes
How to Measure Shade Heights for Replacement Four dimensions are important when measuring for shade replacement; top and bottom diameters, depth and drop. The following diagrams illustrate the necessary measurements.
Description: Shade Height Description: Soft Shades
Soft Shades
a -Top Diameter
b – Bottom Diameter
c – Depth – (vertical height)
d – Fitter Recess (drop)
Description: Hardback Shades
Hardback Shades
a – Top Diameter
b – Bottom Diameter
c – Side
d – Fitter Recess (drop)