Every dwelling is incomplete without a good source of lighting. Lamps have the power to add sophistication and charm, which will further make a living space glow. You must have heard about lamps made from plastic, ceramics and glass, but how about fruits? Stunned! Donât be and read ahead. The pretty picture displayed above is a creation that will leave you in a state of awe.
A unique type of fruit has been used to make these vivid lighting by Calabarte. Framing and manual perforation was further exploited to give them a delicate look. The best part of this collection is the usage of eco-friendly materials. This has been coupled with great craftsmanship and artistic streaks. Each piece has an exceptional shape and style, which is dependent on the shape of the fruit.
The colorful and exquisite lamps are a true picture of creativity. Each pattern is worth applauding and has a mystic aura. The greatest stimulation for crafting such lighting options has been our beautiful nature, evolution and fractals.
Dried fruit-shells of gourd have been used as a raw material for these lamps. They are got from Senegal and then swapped into decorative items. It is found mainly in Asia and Africa.
Framing and perforation are the most important steps that pump life into this collection. The material used is derived from nature, hence is
eco-friendly. No two pieces match each other in appearance, as the nature decides the shape of the fruit being used. Further, handmade framing is another reason for dissimilar shapes. A wooden base with Italian natural oil finish has been used to make it all the more impressive.
These dainty lamps have been made from dried fruits, which are in actuality gourds. They are carved with hand and look eye-catching when light plays hide and seek through them. These eco-friendly lighting options have a burned Calabarte logo at the bottom. The wooden base is given an Italian natural oil finish, while that for the middle portion is in black waxed string.