Two if by Sea Gallery

Business Description
Offering a unique selection of restored vintage and antique chandeliers, lanterns and sconces as well as decorative and design items for your home. Restoration and rewiring services available.

Featuring local Artisans: Paintings, Glass Sculptures, Hand made beeswax candles.
Reproductions from some of the finest manufacturers in the US.
Ballston Spa, NY US 
Gregory Tkal 
91 Milton Ave.
Ballston Spa, NY 12020 
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Decorating With Antiques: Set the Stage With Lighting

Complete a vintage scene or create contrast with lamps, sconces and chandeliers that have traveled through time Full Story
     Comment   July 2, 2014
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Fantastic article! I am not an expert on lighting but I know what I like -- antique lighting! Luckily, I have a friend who used to sell antique lamps, etc and I was able to get most of what I needed from him. My desk lamp is a gorgeous cut crystal and brass beauty, with an elegant shade.

Knowing where and how to use fabulous antique lighting was the best part of the article. And all the gorgeous examples!! Oops, I think I just drooled on my keyboard....
July 7, 2014 at 1:31pm     
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Shanghai Green Antiques
I loved the way Mike Dietrich used the antique Chinese ginger jar; by changing it into a functional lamp. It gives a modern home a nice oriental twist. The Green Antiques Design Team has implemented this type of “east meets west” antique lighting idea into many different home projects. In a beach house project we re-purposed antique Chinese lanterns for use as functional lights over the island bar in the poolside kitchen.

Vero Beach Florida - White Surf Beachside Home

We did something similar in very different style home, where we used antique Chinese lanterns in the downstairs recreation area where we used exterior brick and lanterns in the hallway to create the impression of being outside of a house in a Chinese garden - where you pass through a typical vase shape doorway to enter the home - funky.

Design Project - Dream House - Shanghai China - Green Antiques

You can see more details of these interesting houses and additional antique Chinese lighting ideas in the following ideabooks:

Ideabook: White Surf - Designing the Ultimate East Meets West Beach House

Ideabook: Dream House - Frank Lloyd Wright with a Twist in Shanghai China
July 10, 2014 at 3:35am   
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