Flickering Lights & Fairy Lamps: Collectibles for the Season
A few years ago, I learned about one such treasure, the fairy lamp – a collectible that fits right into the season.
Long ago in the days before we could tell Alexa to turn on our light bulbs, people lit up their homes with candles and oil lamps; throughout history, the fires they caused were a huge problem.
In the mid-1800s George Miller Clarke, the owner of a candle factory, came up with the idea of a setting a pretty glass dome with a hole on the top on a base that would hold a candle.
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