Milky Snails - Set of three
Milky Snails - Set of three
Set of three opaline glass with porcelain base by Siemens
(4-6 weeks delivery time)
The Milky Snails consist of cast-iron connection boxes, combined with a porcelain E27 socket and a opaline glass dome. Originally the lamp is designed and manufactured by Siemens and meant to be mounted to the ceiling, the fixtures can now also be used as table lamps.
These fixture originate from an abandoned office on the premises of a former military complex. The building partly collapsed, was overgrown with vegetation and heavily affected by its natural decay. The lamp has been found in former East Germany, but was originally manufactured in the former Soviet union.
Dimensions: 16 x 16 x 29 cm (L x W x H)
All our pieces are restored and modernized so that the will last for decades to come. Please note that all original makers’ marks and labeling are to be disregarded, and that we recommend using all items internally, including those originally designed for external use.
Our items have had a previous life. This means they often show signs of their previous life, which in our opinion, is part of their charm. Please note that when multiple items of the same type have been salvaged from one site, only one of the items is shown on the website as an example. The item shown is always representative of all items within that specific batch. On request, we provide images of a particular item.
Installation of lights
We prepare our lighting fixtures for installation. The black electrical cable that comes with the lighting fixture is already connected, and if bulbs or fluorescent lights are included, these have been installed in advance. We recommend to have all lighting fixtures installed by a qualified electrician.
Items can be customized on request. If you have any special requirements, just get in touch with us and we will do our utmost to provide what you are looking for.
Dimmable fluorescent lighting
Fluorescent lights have the fine quality of producing a bright light. Perfect for office environments, but not always that best atmosphere for living spaces. With our dimmable customization, fluorescent lights can vary from 3% to full strength, emitting a warm and pleasant glow. Please contact us for more information on our dimmable fluorescent lights.
The delivery time of a fixture depends on the location. The average shipping duration ranges from 3-10 business days.
Please keep in mind that our products typically require 4-6 weeks production time before shipping.
Worldwide there are different voltages per country. The most used are 120V and 220V. If you don't know the voltage in your country, please check this map.
If you have still doubts please get in contact with us.
All our lights are restored by hand with the greatest care. As unique piece of heritage, we seek to preserve the light’s authentic appearance. We present the lamp in it’s original finish, or re-finish the light in it’s original color. The lamp has been completely rewired to current standards, and fully assembled and tested to European Legislation. We hope that it may be preserved for many centuries to come.
Blom & Blom started with two brothers who share a passion for unique items. Often overlooked but always with a hidden potential. Each with its own story to tell. Items that deserve a new life.