What is a Euro Fitting and how to find a replacement shade?

The Euro fitting, akin to the American Uno, is a European-style lampshade fitting commonly found on smaller table lamps. Unlike traditional fittings that require a harp, the Euro fitting has a wire structure permanently attached to the shade. This design allows the shade to attach directly to the lamp socket below the light bulb, providing a sleek and unobtrusive look.

The Challenge of Replacing Euro Fitting Lampshades

One of the primary challenges with Euro fittings is the variety of lamp socket sizes available on the market. This variety makes it difficult to find a replacement lampshade without knowing the exact size of the fitting needed. Unlike clip-on shades that attach directly to the bulb, Euro fitting shades must fit snugly onto the lamp socket. This requirement complicates the replacement process, especially when dealing with different types of light bulbs and sockets.

Introducing Our New Patented Fitting

To address this problem, we developed a new fitting designed to fit over any lamp socket, simplifying the replacement process. We are excited to announce that we have recently received a patent for this innovative fitting. Our new line of shades using this patented ring and socket adapter aims to make it easy and affordable to update your lamps.

Our Initial Offering: Snow Linen Shades

We are proud to introduce our first collection of shades featuring this new fitting: snow linen shades sized at 5" x 12" x 9". These shades are designed to provide a crisp, clean look that complements any decor. The snow linen material offers a timeless elegance, making it suitable for both modern and traditional interiors.

Expanding Our Range

In the near future, we will be expanding our product line to include popular woven paper and other shade materials. Each shade will be equipped with our patented hex ring that fits over our phenolic fitting, ensuring a secure and easy installation. Our goal is to provide a diverse range of stylish and functional lampshades that cater to various tastes and preferences.

The Benefits of Our New Fitting

Our new fitting offers several benefits:

  • Versatility: It can be used with virtually any lamp, from high-end antiques to mass-market lamps from retailers like Walmart, Target, and Lowe's.
  • Affordability: Updating your lamp with a new shade becomes cost-effective, eliminating the need for expensive custom shades.
  • Ease of Use: The patented ring and socket adapter make the installation process straightforward, allowing anyone to change a shade with minimal effort.
  • Enhanced Aesthetics: Changing a lampshade can significantly alter the look and feel of a room, providing a quick and affordable way to refresh your decor.



How to Choose the Right Replacement Shade

When selecting a replacement shade for your Euro fitting lamp, consider the following factors:

  • Size: Ensure the shade's dimensions are compatible with your lamp base. Measure the height and diameter of your current shade to find a suitable replacement.
  • Material: Choose a shade material that complements your decor. Options include linen, woven paper, silk, and more.
  • Color: Select a shade color that enhances the ambiance of your room. Neutral tones like white, beige, and grey are versatile, while bolder colors can create a statement piece.
  • Fitting Type: Ensure the shade has the correct fitting type for your lamp. Our patented fitting is designed to simplify this process, making it compatible with a wide range of lamps.

Why Choose Lux Lampshades?

Our commitment to quality and innovation sets us apart in the replacement shade market. By focusing on the needs of our customers, we aim to provide solutions that make it easy to update and enhance your lighting.

Finding the right replacement shade for your Euro fitting lamp no longer needs to be a daunting task. With our patented fitting, you can easily and affordably update your lamps to match your evolving style and decor. Explore our initial offering of snow linen shades and stay tuned for our upcoming range of woven paper and other materials. Transform your space with our innovative and stylish lampshades today.