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Noted for their ruggedness and timeless charm, the hand-crafted ceiling lights found in the Benjamin® Collection receive multiple layers of vibrant-yet-durable porcelain enamel.  A protective stem mounting shields the fixture from weather conditions and contributes a subtle industrial edge to the design! Read More »

 

Why are the Benjamin® Collection’s stem mount pendants popular?

Stem mounting a pendant is the ideal way to carry your home or business’s interior style into its outdoor areas. This creates a seamless, shared style between the two spaces. Stem mount pendants use a metal piping to shield the wiring from the various challenges they may face in outdoor locations. Because our inspirations lie in old-world shade styles, these ceiling lights blend harmoniously into more traditional aesthetics. However, the industrial-edge provided by stem also assists in styling contemporary locations.

Is porcelain enamel used for stem mount lights?

Porcelain enamel is among the most popular finish options for stem mount lighting. The incorporation of this high-gloss, durable material imbues quality into these shades. Fused to the metal in a high-temperature oven, the porcelain protects metal shades from all types of weather. With its glistening surface, porcelain vibrantly conveys colors to help the lighting stand out.

How are porcelain stem mount lights constructed?

Made exclusively in the United States, the Benjamin® Collection’s shades are constructed entirely from steel. Our team of metal spinners shapes each shade individually by hand, ensuring a level of quality and attention to detail not found in other manufacturers. The combination of a sturdy stem mounting, porcelain enamel, high quality steel, and meticulous craftsmanship gives the Benjamin® Collection its trademark durability. Each porcelain ceiling pendant is made-to-order, granting you the opportunity to make these pendants truly your own.

Where is porcelain stem mount lighting typically installed?

Thanks to their innate versatility and ability to provide continuity between interior and exterior décors, porcelain pendant lights are capable of installation in nearly every location. In residential spaces, porcelain ceiling lighting is found in:

  • Kitchens: Suspended above islands, kitchen tables, and banquette breakfast nooks, stem mount lighting contributes style and functionality to kitchens of any style.
  • Living Rooms: Hanging multiple porcelain pendants throughout living spaces results in brighter, more welcoming rooms. With a hang straight canopy, these lights can be installed on sloped pitched ceilings.
  • Entryways: For both interior and exterior entryways, stem mount pendants greet visitors with style and inviting light.
  • Covered Porches: To help homeowners relax late into the night, stem mount lights illuminate front and back porches while hinting at a house’s interior style.

Porcelain Stem Mount Lights are additionally common in commercial buildings.

  • Restaurants, Bars, and Breweries: In interior spaces, porcelain pendants supply the illumination necessary in commercial dining rooms. To accentuate the bar, installing multiple pendant lights makes the space brighter and more inviting while contributing to the building’s character.
  • Boutique Stores and Other Retail Settings: With porcelain stem mount lights, these spaces receive a uniquely fashionable décor.
  • Supermarkets, Department Stores, and Other Large Settings: For general lighting in expansive commercial buildings, stem mount lights are able to fill these spaces with light. With their durability, porcelain stem mounts are dependable in these high traffic settings.
  • Office Buildings: Stem mount lights provide commercial office spaces with the illumination required to help employees feel comfortable. In large lobbies and open work areas, ceiling lights fill these spaces with light. When installed above conference tables, porcelain pendant lighting defines an office’s style.