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Copper Pendant Light

Desire/Acquire: Copper Pendant Light


Designed in 1968 by Italian architect and designer Roberto Menghi, the Globo di Luce Pendant ($1,355) is as captivating as it was 40 years ago. Blown glass defines the globe's shape, a transparent cable gives it the appearance of floating mid air, and its copper finish gives off a rich, warm light. It's practically solar. Unfortunately, its price tag is out of this world (for most) as well. Luckily, there's a more affordable alternative that's equally spellbinding. To see it,

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The Copper Shade Pendant ($685) by Tom Dixon, which received its share of fanfare when it hit stores in 2007, is the spitting image of the Globo — but it sells for half the price of the original. Yes, it's still a splurge. On the other hand, it hasn't gone out of style in 40 years, so that helps to justify the expense.

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aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
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aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
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Modus-Vivendi Modus-Vivendi 7 years
I love it, so pretty.
Modus-Vivendi Modus-Vivendi 7 years
I love it, so pretty.
BOBCAT BOBCAT 7 years
i just love blown glass, that is one of my FAVS!
KimBurnett KimBurnett 7 years
I love this and not just b/c I too was designed in '68. Thanks, Casa this is a fun one. Pretty timely too with the Star Trek movie out...the hubby and I are trekkies.
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