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Glass

Glass samples are available for $10 each -- we will refund upon return. Samples are 2"x3" in size.

All of the glass used in our outdoor lighting is hand selected and crafted by Mesolini Glass Studio and is produced by the finest American or European glass companies. The difference is visible!

Terms

Color Chart - not all colors are available for all sconces/lanterns. See below.Glass Color Samples

Glass for Wood Sconces, Pier Mounts and Post Tops

A single thickness, most are hand rolled with a matte iridescent surface.

Colors (See Color Chart above):

Glass for Signature Sconce - Wild Grasses Series

Fused glass with an irregular, free flowing signature edge, in either a Hand Rolled Ripple Iridescent, or simply Hand Rolled Iridescent.

Colors (See Color Chart above):

Glass for Signature Sconce - Bamboo Series and Wild Grasses Series

Fused glass with an irregular, free flowing signature edge, in either a Hand Rolled Ripple Iridescent, or simply Hand Rolled Iridescent.

Colors (See Color Chart above):

Glass for Cowboy Lantern

Fused clear glass with a “green-glass” coloration, geometric gridlines and bubbles fused within the glass itself, a melted lower edge.

Styles:

Glass for Bohemian Sconce

Fused glass with an irregular, free flowing Mesolini ‘Signature’ edge, in either a Hand Rolled Ripple Iridescent or Hand Rolled glass with a smooth matte iridescent surface.

Colors - Ripple (See Color Chart above):

Colors - Hand Rolled (See Color Chart above):

Stringer Series Glass

A unique signature fused glass from Messolini Glass Studio. During the day it shows off an iridescence; at night pure color shines through this hand made glass. This glass series is available for "open face" fixtures (lights without grid): The Bistro, The Modern, The Coach House, The Bohemian, The Demi, Medio and Grande.

Colors - (See Color Chart above):

Shoji Screening

We’ve searched and finally found a durable and beautiful acrylic Japanese Shoji to use in our sconces and lanterns. The patterns are from the top shoji makers—“Waterfall” is our favorite, and since it is acrylic, it will last and last. If you want a Craftsman look, order the Shoji with shellac; to achieve a deep amber tone, we hand apply many coats of natural shellac.

Bohemian Backing Mount Choices

Choose from these four styles of slate, soapstone, or steel:

  1. Steel: ¼ inch steel with a hand-flamed edge and an acrylic lacquer stabilized deep orange and brown finish.
  2. Steel Mount Backing
  3. Brazilian Slate with sustainable Brazilian Cherry wood edge: the wood forms a crisp edge with squared corners around your choice of slate:
    1. Silver-grey slate with orange-rust-colored veining
    2. Black slate with rusty-hued ”splatter” highlights.
    3. Brazilian Slate Cherry Wood Edge
  4. Brazilian Slate with Steel edge: the acrylic lacquer stabilized-finish steel forms a gently curving deep orange and brown frame around your choice of slate:
    1. Black slate with rusty-hued ”splatter” highlights
    2. Silver-grey slate with orange-rust-colored veining
    3. Brazilian Slate Steel Edge
  5. Soapstone: Fine-grained black soapstone with subtle white veining is individually hand-carved on the edges to complement the glass design. The stone is then oil-finished to a deep luster.
  6. Soapstone

Box and Body Material

Brazilian Cherry wood (Jatoba)

All of our Wood Sconces, Pier Mounts, and Post Lights are created from sustainable Brazilian Cherry wood (also known as Jatoba). Warm and richly grained as only wood can be-- Brazilian Cherry is the wood of choice for exceptional beauty and outdoor durability. Finish: All the Brazilian Cherry wood is treated with teak-oil. You can easily reapply this finish as needed, or allow the wood to weather. Brazilian Cherry Wood (Jatoba)

Roof materials & Finishes

Cast Bronze

The Bronze roofs (Hip) are cast of heavy weight silicon-bronze and are nearly ¼ inch thick: rugged, beautiful, and built to last. Finishes: Antique copper or patina green stabilized with an acrylic lacquer.

Bronze Hip Roof - Antique Copper and Patina Green

Hip, Antique CopperPatina Green

Steel

The Steel roof (Hip) is nearly indestructible at 3/16th inch thick.
Finish: A gorgeous coppery- rust patina stabilized with an acrylic lacquer.

Steel Hip - Coppery Rust Patina

    Hip, Coppery Rust Patina

Flat-stacked Steel

The Flat-stacked steel roof is nearly indestructible at 1/4 inch thick with a 1/2 inch topper. Finish: A gorgeous coppery- rust patina stabilized with an acrylic lacquer.

Flat-stacked Steel - Coppery Rust Patina

    Flat, Coppery Rust Patina

Flat-stacked Copper

Heavy 10 gauge copper for a beautiful and durable flat-stacked roof. Finishes: Antique copper or patina green stabilized with an acrylic lacquer.

Flat-stacked Copper - Antique Copper and Patina Green

Flat, Antique Copper PatinaFlat, Patina Green

Copper Sconces

All of the Pacific Series lights have copper details, accents, and lamp sconces. The copper is hand-hammered and ‘weighty’. Leave it to weather naturally, or order it with a patina finish. The patina finish gives the copper a soft green, verdigris color. We do not seal our copper sconces. They will age naturally and gracefully.

A note about metal finishes: Some of our metals are patinated and then either left as is or stabilized with an acrylic lacquer. All metal will continue to age gracefully, or you can reapply an acrylic lacquer as needed.

Copper Sconces - Antique Copper and Patina Green

Natural CopperPatina Green

Array of custom outdoor lighting