Anatomy of a Lamp

Anatomy of a Lamp

Parts of a Lamp

Finial

the decorative accent at the top of the lamp, also used to secure the lampshade onto the harp. Finials come in a wide range of styles and colors, and are often considered the "jewelry" of the lamp.

Lampshade Frame

the structural supports for the lampshade

Harp

the decorative accent at the top of the lamp, also used to secure the lampshade onto the harp. Finials come in a wide range of styles and colors, and are often considered the "jewelry" of the lamp.

Socket

where you screw in the bulb

Switch

where you turn on the light

Harp Saddle

the metal wire lamp part that is mounted below the socket and into which the harp fits.

Neck

the thin part

Lamp Rod

a metal rod where the electrical cord goes to reach the socket

Base

the bottom of the lamp

Cord

it's obvious, isn't it