How does a harp fit a lamp?
Harps are flexible, often U-shaped parts that fit over a lamp’s sockets and light bulb, protecting them and providing the support or attachment piece for the lamp shade. The harp saddle is usually attached to the lamp underneath the sockets.
Can you change the harp on a lamp?
If you want to remove the harp, first you have to remove the lamp, shade, and harp base. The harp locks into the lamp by sliding its legs into the harp base.
How do lamp shades attach?
There is a metal structure on a lamp shade that connects to a lamp base with a washer. The part of the shade that secures it to the base is either a harp or a bulb.
How tall should the harp be on a lamp?
The lamp shade is held by the harp and can be removed. If you can see a small amount of lamp hardware below the shade, you should get a harp that is less than an inch long. If your lamp shade hangs down too low and is covering up your lamp base, you need a taller harp to raise it.
What is a lamp shade without a harp called?
Many styles of lamps can be worked with the uno lamp shades. They do not require a harp to connect, and they are available in a variety of colors and styles.
What are the different fittings for lamp shades?
Spider fitting is the most common type of lamp shade fitting and is used with harps.
How tall of lamp harp do I need?
The lamp shade is held by the harp and can be removed. If you can see a small amount of lamp hardware below the shade, you should get a harp that is less than an inch in length. If your lamp shade hangs down too low and is covering up your lamp base, you need a taller harp to raise it.
How does a lampshade reducer ring work?
The ring is useful for shades with a bigger bulb holder than the lamp fitting. The ring sits on the part of the shade that holds the bulb. It is possible to convert from E 27 to E 14 shade fitting.