The Wilshire Lighting Crystal Chandelier and Lighting Catalog offers a unique line of crystal chandeliers, sconces, wall brackets and
pendants. This is not the Schoenbek crystal lighting line, but rather
the distinctive, quality made Wilshire line of crystal lighting fixtures.
The Wilshire Crystal Lighting catalog includes the Metalwork and crystal
Catalog, the Brass and Crystal Lighting Catalog, and the Traditional Crystal
Lighting Catalog. Other crystal lighting companies include Schonbek
Crystal Lighting, Pecaso Crystal Lighting and James R Moder Crystal Lighting.
We are sure that once you have seen the quality of Wilshire crystal
chandeliers, crystal sconces and crystal pendants you will be enthralled with
the beauty and the quality.
Founded in New England in 1959, Wilshire
Mfg. has evolved into one of the world's most sophisticated manufacturers of
custom-designed, decorative lighting for hospitality, commercial,
institutional and residential interiors.
Personal supervision guides every step of
the design process - from selection of materials through design and final
fabrication - to preserve the reputation Wilshire has earned so carefully over
the past four decades.
Wilshire's team consists of experts versed
in every aspect of the process: the aesthetic, the engineering, the
manufacturing and the practical considerations of interior design - from the
most complex hospitality installation to a simpler residential plan.
Wilshire's engineering and design team
annually creates hundreds of unique chandeliers, sconces and other fine
lighting, which add to an impressive array of more than 5,000 existing
Wilshire designs that reflect a variety of styles and historical periods.
Supporting Wilshire's professionals are the
most advanced technology tools for even greater flexibility, time savings and
Wilshire's computer-driven CAD systems are
coupled with technology to support design, customization and manufacturing.
Designs are created and transferred to the laser machine electronically,
enabling Wilshire to avoid the timely, costly process of tool and die making.
The Result: a higher quality, lower cost, more precise product. This
technology permits a whole new level of flexibility for designers, engineers
and clients to make changes quickly and easily. In addition, Wilshire works
within any size budget and is thoroughly committed to meeting project
The Rarest and Finest Materials Crafted
Into Masterworks of Art.
A treasure of the world's richest, most
desired materials are among those employed to craft the Wilshire product
- Lead crystal, including that of the
celebrated Swarovski Company of Austria.
- Fine mouth-blown, hand-etched art glass
elements from artisans around the world.
- Shaped, beveled, facet-cut prisms.
- Authentic alabaster.
- Actual gold, silver, brass and bronze,
among other materials.
- The finest European castings.
The Most Meticulous Manufacturing Paired
With Old-World Hand Craftsmanship.
Wilshire's new 200,000-square-foot facility
in Taunton, MA is home for the manufacturing - stamping, polishing, plating,
painting, spinning, laser cutting, finishing and assembling of all metal
This modern plant has fully integrated
fabrication processes that make Wilshire true master craftsmen of customized
lighting. These advanced capabilities permit extreme accuracy in production
and unparalleled customization.
Although Wilshire relies on the most
current technology and production facilities, there is still much handwork
employed to create chandeliers, wall sconces and lamps that meet the highest
Many Wilshire creations feature hand
polishing of metal work that employs old-world techniques to bring out the
richness and beauty. The results are famous Wilshire finishes, including the
elegance of polished gold, lustrous pewter, polished brass, antique brass,
french gold, vintage gold, vintage silver, antique patina, antique bronze and
antique white, among others. Wilshire styles and colors offer choices suitable
for every decor and all can be customized with special finishes on demand.
In addition, much of the art glass Wilshire
uses is hand blown, hand cut, hand painted or hand engraved by gifted artisans
from around the world working from Wilshire's proprietary designs.
Wilshire is one of the few manufacturers in
America to rely on the most up-to-date, environmentally safe chemicals, with
in-house laboratories for chemical analysis. Wilshire's air treatment facility
recirculates dust emissions, and compliant coatings are employed during the
painting process to improve air quality. Wilshire exceeds the most exacting
U.S. governmental agencies' requirements.
Wilshire also incorporates the
environmentally safe, tarnish-resistant, clear Electro Deposition Coating
(E-Coat) in all day-to-day plating. E-Coat adds enduring luster and added
value to a number of our products, and protects against harmful UV rays and
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Bohemian Tradition Empress
In true Bohemian fashion, Wilshire takes
a tradition a step beyond with our own exquisite 24% lead hand-made crystal
designs. Richly trimmed with our hand-cut and polished Empress Crystal gems
accentuated with flowing glass arms. Decidedly old world...decidedly Bohemian
in style and presence...these chandeliers and wall sconces offer an abundance
of brilliance and luster. Because of its timeless design, Bohemian Tradition
Empress is always welcome.
A crowning inspiration. For those who
feel at home with formality, we have created Tiara, a shimmering artwork of
radiant, perfectly draped and shaped crystal strands. Light sources reflect in
the beauty of our polished gold plate or silver finishes.
These remarkably beautiful, sparkling
towers of light command attention in the most elegant of settings. Millenium
is classically and uniquely designed, and creates an abundance of visual
happiness that one finds only in fine crystal. Dazzling and elegant offerings
that deserve to be in any setting.
Nature is one of the greatest of all
inspirations. Consider Athena with cascading waterfalls of crystal resembling
icicles and hidden light sources that dance off the polished gold-plate
finishes and stunning crystal-like rainbows. 24% lead crystal bobeches sit
upon classic curved arms, further enhancing the dazzling effect. A magnificent
addition to any room.
Your chandelier should do more than
light a room; it should illuminate the soul. Beneath this shimmering curtain
of Empress of Strass Crystal elegance, we have ingeniously hidden light
sources and frames, designed with graceful curved arms and 24% lead crystal
bobeches. Our polished gold-plated finishes and crystal-formed, shimmering
baskets complete the image.
Inspired by the classic beauty of
Italian art and architecture, Pompeii is sculpted of scrolling metalwork
finished in polished gold plate, and adorned with sparkling, hand-cut, and
polished Empress Crystal for a truly stunning effect. To discover every detail
and its over all beauty, Pompeii will be viewed from every vantage point by
whoever sees it.
For those with uncompromising standards
of style and excellence, we have created Bordeaux. Bearing deep-faceted
crystals that feature purity and clarity. Bordeaux is adorned with decorative
polished gold-plate banding, and magically hidden light sources. The effects
are dramatic and spellbinding.
Affordably elegant and classically
designed, these chandeliers feature a delicate blend of meticulously cut
Venetian and our own Empress Crystals, thereby creating a beautiful addition
to any decor - clearly a manifestation of our intentions. Lasting beauty,
When it come to surrounding oneself with
objects that inspire, never compromise. Custom-crafted by Wilshire, each piece
is positively and perfectly matched with 24% lead crystal for an astoundingly
brilliant effect. The outstanding design embodies the majesty of a totally
flawless, optically pure Strass Crystal that is welcome in the most elegant
Bohemian Tradition Museum
The stately grandeur of these creations
are a reconstruction of the past. Each piece of hand-made 24% lead crystal is
skillfully fashioned by craftsmen who learned the art from prior generations,
and every gem from our Museum Collection with Swarovski crystal is heirloom
quality to be treasured by future generations.