For hanging a rimmed lampshade, you will need one of each of the following:
Firstly choose your lampshade
The size of your shade’s entry hole dictates the size of gallery required.
Also choose your bulb at this stage to ensure it fits inside your chosen shade. Decide if your chosen bulb is to be an Edison Screw fitting or Bayonet Cap as this dictates the top hole entry size of your light gallery and also the bulb holder fitting required.
We used our own antique lampshade along with an aged brass bayonet cord-grip threaded bulb holder wired up using 3 core braided sage green light flex and a matching antique brass bayonet fitting 2¼ inch light gallery.
The first step is to wire up your lampholder with your chosen flex.
Next attach the gallery to the lampholder:
1. Unscrew and remove the shade ring from your lampholder
2. Place your lampholder through the top hole of your light gallery
3. Screw the shade ring back onto your lampholder, firmly securing the gallery.
All that’s left to do is to select whether to choose a cord grip ceiling plate or hooked ceiling rose with chain to suspend your shade from the ceiling.
Hey Presto! Your lampshade is now ready to hang.