Vintage light bulbs – refers to any quality lamps or lamps from a period in past. It can refer to lamps from time Edison, a lamp made 30 years ago, or something in between. Styles are often categorized based on when they were popular and purpose and type of lighting they provide
You can find original antique vintage light bulbs at garage sales, junk shops and flea markets and from suppliers who renovate them with updated wiring. If they are antique, actual lamps, sold and used in past. You can also find reproduction light that is similar to old styles of lighting equipment, but is made with modern materials and is able to work with modern electrical systems and regular light bulbs. If you select antiques, make sure they will work with your modern lines. If you choose reproductions, look for a company with experience doing this type of lighting, so you get a good quality.
Popular styles of early electric lighting include: Tiffany, with a stained glass shade, Arts and Crafts, with its simple style, Art Nouveau, ornate lighting fixtures with curved lines and influences from many cultures, and Art Deco, with straight lines and square angles. Light that uses vintage light bulbs are popular, but be aware that these bulbs produce more heat and use a lot more electricity than modern bulbs.