Conversation with Client from Oldest Communication to Most Recent on Purchase of Kitchen lights

Conversation with Client from Oldest Communication to Most Recent on Purchase of Kitchen lights

Washington State

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Hello,

I’ve just discovered your website and I love your work.  We’re currently renovating a 1905 Arts and Crafts house in Seattle and I’d love to incorporate some of your lighting.  I particularly love the white slag glass fixtures.  Unfortunately, they are somewhat out of the budget. Do you offer any discounts that our contractor or architect would be eligible for?

Thank you for your time,

R._____________________________

Thanks for all the good info.  I’m looking for a grouping of lights for over a kitchen island, with two additional pendants for elsewhere in the kitchen.  Do you have anything in the slag glass (the older the better) that might fit the bill?

Thank you,

R._____________________________

Hi R,

Here are some possibilities of pendants where there are a set of five:

 http://www.genuineantiquelighting.net/pc/FFP1/2630p/Arts_and_Crafts_Set_of_4_Pendants.html

http://www.genuineantiquelighting.net/pc/FFP1/1498p/Opalescent_Glass_Pendants.html

Please let me know what you think of these as examples.

Best,

Tom_____________________________

Thanks Tom,

I really like both of these options.  What do you think of a grouping of one of the Opalescent Glass Pendants on either side of the Pagoda Shaped Leaded Glass Inverted Dome?  If it’s not a good match, could you suggest a similar grouping (it would be one larger inverted dome and four total smaller lights)?

Thanks,

R_____________________________

Tom:

I do like that idea. It breaks up 5 matching pendants and creates a more interesting look over the island. I’m just curious rose. What is the size of your island. I think it is a good match. So you would do a dome in the middle and 4 of the opalescent pendants? I like that idea. The glass matches very closely.

R. ___________________________

Hi Tom,

The kitchen island is about 6 feet long, but we need two additional pendants in the kitchen, so I was thinking the pagoda with one pendant on each side for over the island and then two matching pendants.  I need to get final approval from the architect and then I’ll get back in touch with you about ordering.  What would the total for the 5 lamps be?  Thanks again for being so helpful with this.

Best,

R_____________________________

Hi R,

 I like it. The island is big enough. The pagoda dome is one of the nicest Inverted Domes I have ever had. The intricate work on it is quite unusual. Very nice choice.

 This would be your breakdown:

 

1 3265D Inverted Dome                                                                   $3745.00

 Set 4 1498P Opalescent Pendants                 $  940.00 ea.        $3760.00

 

                                                                                Total              $7505.00

                                                                          25% off                $5628.75

                                                                         UPS Ground       $     00.00

                                                                         Total                    $5628.75

I can send you an invoice that you can use to pay if your Architect approves.

 You are very welcome R. Thank you.

 Best,

 Tom_____________________________

Hi Tom,

Quick question- How many bulbs and what is the wattage on the pagoda lamp?

Thanks,

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Hi R,

There are three sockets and you can use 100 watt incandescent bulbs. It will provide a lot of light. We use E-26 porcelain sockets so they are good for heat. And you can use any standard base bulb. LEDs and Compact Fluorescents. There is nothing antique about the sockets and wiring. It is all new.

 Best,

 Tom______________________________

Hi R,

 Wanted to show you an alternative fixture to the pagoda lamp:

http://www.genuineantiquelighting.net/pc/JI1/3276d/Opalescent_Leaded_Glass_Inverted_Dome.html

 Not as spectacular but glass is the same and you can save a little money. Just came in.

 Best,

 Tom_____________________________

Hi Tom,

Thanks for the suggestion.  I’m pretty committed to the pagoda lamp- it’s just so interesting and I’ve never really seen anything like it.  The architect and I are just debating about side pendants.  I think we’ve decided on something simpler.  Do you have 4 of these in stock?

http://www.genuineantiquelighting.net/pc/FFP1/2609p/Opalescent_Glass_Pendants_with_Banding_and_Pieced_bottom_panel.html

If so, could you put together an invoice for them and the pagoda lamp?

Thanks for your help and patience!

R_______________________________

Thanks R,

I will do that for you.

Tom_______________________________

Hi R,

Thank you for your order!

 A couple of things I need from you are your ship to address in Seattle and the overall length of the fixtures. I can help you with that if you provide me with the ceiling height in the areas where they are going.

 Best,

 Tom_____________________________

Hi Tom,

I’ve been talking with the architect and we actually need one additional small pendant.  Is there another one that matches available?  If so, I’d like to purchase it.

The ceiling is 9ft 5in and the island is 3 feet high. 

Thanks,

R._______________________________

Hi R,

I do have one more. Will send invoice for additional pendant.

Thank you for ceiling height and address. Will take care of lengths. Will ship between Friday and Monday. Will send tracking so you will know when packages will come.

Thanks,

 Tom_____________________________

Tom,

Sounds good, thank you. 

Best,

R_____________________________

Hi R,

Everything is shipped to Seattle. May not come all three packages same day.

 I shortened the Island Pendants 4 inches shorter than the other three as not to be same length of the dome. I felt it would look better. The two shades for the Island Pendants and the Suspensions are marked with tags so the Contractors will know they go over the Island.

 Thanks again,

 Tom Powers_____________________________

Hi,

I ordered some fixtures from you in February.  The contractor is just now installing them and informed me that one of them is missing the screws.  Here is the fixture:

http://www.genuineantiquelighting.net/pc/FFP1/2609p/Opalescent_Glass_Pendants_with_Banding_and_Pieced_bottom_panel.html

I know it’s been a long time, but would you happen to have the screws for this lamp? 

Thanks,

R_________________________________

Sure R,

Will send them right out.

Tom Powers________________________________

Hi Tom,

Our contractor has to sightly adjust the length of one of the pendant lamps I purchased from you due to some quirks of the space.  Do you have any guidance on this or should it be relatively straight forward? 

Thanks again for all your support.  I’ll send you a picture of the kitchen when it’s all done- the lamps really bring it all together.

Best,

R_________________________________

Hi R,

I shipped them in two parts that screw together. So the top part has a pipe in it called all-thread. The continuous thread of the all thread can be cut to size. And the outside sheath that goes over it can be cut to size. It is pretty straight forward for someone that is handy.

Hope this helps.

Tom___________________________________

Hi,

We’re looking for a dining room fixture for our recently remodeled early Craftsman house. We were planning to use the existing lighting, but it couldn’t be restored. We got our kitchen fixtures from you and are very happy with them. Have you come across any large oval or elongated inverted dome type fixtures? 

Thanks for your time,

R.__________________________________

Hi R,

Thank you for your nice words about your Kitchen Fixtures.

I have seen elongated and oval fixtures made of leaded glass from the sixties.

They are usually Billiard Fixtures. Not sure of the quality and they are not inverted but open on bottom. I have had customers coming in and requesting

Oval or elongated fixtures for Dining Rooms because they are rectangular

Rooms or tables. Some have resorted to two lights others have had something Custom made. There were so few fixtures made like that that to find an antique eliminates other considerations like color, size and design.

Usually we sell circular in circumference in the case of a Chandelier or Inverted Dome. With circular color shape and design are more plentiful. Hope this helps.

Please let me know if you have any other questions.

Tom_____________________________

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