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Colander pendants

I love the way aluminum reflects light: cool yet soft, lovely, and slightly daft. Its personality can shift from industrial to romantic with the flip of a switch.

Roswell


And its shadow

You can read the post about this next one for the full story.

The Mad Hatter Chandelier

The Mad Hatter's Chandelier - (Sold)

The hanging lamp below was inspired in part by the Ed Wood film Plan 9 from Outer Space. I love the pie plate flying saucers in that movie, and when I kept finding these perforated aluminum disks in thrift stores, I knew I had to do something with them….something perhaps involving a colander.

After some hunting, I found the perfect item, one thing led to another, and the invasion began.

The Mothership, hovering

The Mothership, hovering

What happens when you turn it on

What happens when you turn it on

Read more about this lamp.

Twinkle, twinkle, little light
floating up above at night
How I wonder what you are:
spaceship, lantern, disco ball?

Sputnik I

Sputnik II

Sputnik III

Sputnik IV

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