At a fair a little while ago I was asked if I could make a mermaid themed lamp. Now it has taken me some time to figure out the right imagery and balance for the design, but i believe I have created something that can inspire you to thoughts of life under the sea (pun intended)
All four panels show different depictions of mermaids as they explore their world, both under and on the waves.
The first panel shows a beautiful mermaid as she examines a giant pearl found in a clam she is holding up to see. I integrated a bit of a tribal design into this mermaid's tail that brings out a really nice contrast of light and shadow for the entire scene.
The next panel shows a mermaid as she swims through a seaweed forest with a friendly seahorse nearby. I like how in this image its a mix of the natural world and our mystical mermaid. I also like how it seems like she is staring up towards the surface, maybe seeing a small boat up there and wondering what strange looking creatures live above the waves.
The next panel shows what happens when our mermaid decides to explore the world above the waves. this is a classic mermaid image as she sits atop a small reef watching a setting sun.
The final side panel shows a more vintage inspired image of a mermaid with long flowing hair swimming with two seahorses along the bottom of the ocean.
The top is reserved for those same two seahorses. Because I believe that what is so awe inspiring about mermaids, is not just them, but also the undersea world they inhabit and the creatures that make up that world, both real and imagined.
I hope you enjoy these undersea inspired images as much as I do.
Please understand that each lamp is custom made, so the wood grains or shade will vary from the picture. But I do work to make sure each side matches on any individual lamp. Each Lamp is approximately 6” on a side and 12” tall. Each comes with a 6’ cord with an inline switch. The socket is either for an E12 AKA candelabra bulb or a regular bulb (not included). The wire is rated to 75 watts but to avoid heat buildup only high efficiency CFL or LED bulbs around 5 watts (60+ Watt equivalent) should be used. The wood is 5mm pine or sandalwood ply with a rice paper backing to provide for a wonderful contrast. The wood ships unfinished to allow the natural grain to shine, But you can stain or otherwise finish the wood relatively easily to your liking. I designed them so that once the panels are slid into the base the base cannot be removed, but for bulb changing the top can be pulled off relatively easily. Each Lamp can be made and shipped usually within three days to a week of ordering. But that time really depends on how many orders I am working on. I ship using USPS priority with the US...I can ship internationally for special requests but the shipping rate will depend on the details.
The entire Lamp is designed to be flat packed for ease of shipping but is simple to assemble.
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