Traditionally a wall sconce was used to hold a candle or a torch along the wall but in the modern times they have undergone a paradigm shift not in terms of function but in the respect that the light has become electrical and the sconces are available in a variety of styles, shapes and sizes. The modern wall sconces are used to provide ambient lighting to the room in order to enhance the aesthetic appeal or illuminate a pice of artifact or a wall painting to make it more prominent.
ADVANTAGES AND SUITABLE PLACES
A wall sconce enhances the lighting without occupying any extra space. They can be installed in the narrower spaces such as hallways. They can be used as a main light source or as an addition to the existing lamps. They are available in various attractive designs which make them double up as a decorative item too.
Sconces are suitable for hallways, staircases and entryways. They can be used to flank a painting or other artifacts to highlight them. Sconces can also be installed above bathroom mirrors. The wall should be electrically wired to fix a wall sconce.
Brushed steel sconce: George Kovacs two light contemporary wall sconce, brushed nickel and etched opal high wall sconce, Aundria rectangular brushed steel plug in wall sconce, Possini Euro design mosaic wall sconce and Orson high satin nickel wall sconce.
Chrome sconce: George Kovacs chrome wide bathroom fixture, textured fabric shade high chrome wall sconce, Possini Euro Midtown high white glass chrome wall sconce, Black line shade high chrome crystal wall sconce, George Kovacs rectangular chrome wall sconce and Carriere crystal wall sconce.
Some other examples of wall sconce are: One light armed sconce, five light battery powered wall sconce, two light armed sconce, Olympia one light wall sconce, and wall sconce in mission dust bronze, circle ranch one light wall sconce and Standford one light wall sconce.
There are many more varieties of wall sconce available in varied designs and brands. The sconces are designed in such a way that they add to the splendor of the room. There is a huge collection of wall sconces in the various online stores which are worth checking out.
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