Medieval reproduction lighting made using the best modern materials. Light fittings in Medieval times were simple in design and would have been lit with tallow or beeswax candles. Today we are able to recreate the same ambience using modern lighting methods. Many of our Medieval lights are hand made in rustic black wrought iron by UK lighting manufacturers. We can work with these artisan suppliers to offer our customers bespoke light fittings. If you need a custom made-to-measure Medieval light fitting please contact us as we will only too happy to assist.
Add character and a sense of history to your period home with Medieval style light fittings from Bespoke Lights. Think of Medieval lighting and you probably imagine black rustic lights hand forged in wrought iron. We offer some of the best period lighting for older homes as we have a comprehensive collection of reproduction Medieval lighting that includes lots of forged wrought iron lights designed to replicate the rustic metal fittings of bygone times. Lighting that will allow you to recreate the mood and atmosphere of the Middle Ages, but with all the benefit of modern manufacturing methods.
Medieval lights are not just for castles! Today's wrought iron lighting is versatile and elegant and perfectly suited to most traditional period homes. Small Medieval style chandeliers can be used very effectively in cottages whilst the larger cartwheel chandeliers inspired by traditional coach or wagon wheels make great features lights in large entrance halls or dining rooms. Other light fittings typical of Medieval style lighting include simply designed lanterns, torchiere style wall lights, candelabra table lamps and simple candle holders. Replica wall lights and table lamps can be used to create pools of ambient light in period homes. In some instances our outdoor garden lights have been used to great effect indoors particularity for bathroom lighting.
Medieval light fittings all come from an era when tallow and beeswax candles, rush lights and the light from open fires were the main sources of illumination. For this reason the majority of the reproduction Medieval lights are designed to be used with candle style light bulbs. We would recommend checking out our LED filament candle bulbs which are available in a choice of styles offering a modern alternative that is both good looking, energy saving and long lasting.
Lighting a period home can sometimes be a bit of a challenge. Our guide to 'Lighting Through the Ages' has lot of hints and tips to help you choose the right light fittings. Simply click on the link below.