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Half Shades

Half Shade Designs
Our stylish Half Shades are perfect if you are seeking a flush fitting shade for your wall lights.  We make thee styles – our semi-circular Carlyle, rectangular Hanbury and sloping Penrose.
  • The most popular, the Carlyle, is made in two sizes - 28 and 32cms
  • Hanbury is 31cm wide 
  • The smallest, our Penrose is 22cm wide.
Both the Carlyle and Hanbury shades are fitted with an oval shaped ‘slider’ shade ring that enables you to move the shade towards or away from your wall.
  • Kindly note, these will only fit a standard bayonet bulb (BC, B22) and not the screw in varieties that have a wider neck.
  • Our Penrose shade is supplied with a candle clip fitting so that it sits directly on a small bayonet or screw in candle bulb (SBC/B15 or E14)

Half shade dimensions

Half Shades Dimensions


Penrose Candle Clip


The Penrose is fitted with a butterfly style candle clip that sits directly onto a candle bulb. It can be used with a wall light or small lamp base, as long as it has a candle shaped bulb.
Slider Shade Ring

Carlyle and Harrington

These shades are fitting with a 'slider' style shade ring which fits over the bulb holder and is screwed into place with a lamp ring. The slider is oval shaped so that you an adjust the half shade to sit closer or further away from the wall.
  • This shade ring will only fit a standard bayonet bulb (B22) or Small Edison Screw bulb (E14).


Can I use a half shade on a table lamp?

Our half shades are primarily designed to fit wall lights where a flush fitting shade is desired, however they can also be used for table lamps and are good solution for a narrow shelf, mantlepiece or console table where space is limited.

How much light will my shade let through?

Generally the lighter the colour and weave of the fabric, the more light the shade will allow through. The darker and heavier the fabric, the more the light is channelled through the top and bottom of the shade. For useful information about fabrics and their use as shades, please see our Lighting FAQs

Can I use any of your fabrics?

Yes, we can make any of our half shades in any of our fabrics as a bespoke item. Please contact our helpful customer service team to raise a quote.

Can I use my own fabric?

Yes, we can generally make any of our shades in your own fabric, we just ask that you send in a swatch first so that we can be sure it is suitable. For more information, see our Knowledge Base Guide on Bespoke Lampshades.

Need some help?

Our Address

Jim Lawrence, The Ironworks
Lady Lane, Hadleigh
Suffolk, IP7 6BQ

Email us

Contact our friendly customer service team on sales@jim-lawrence.co.uk

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Speak to one of the sales team on 01473 826685
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