The Arts and Crafts movement, also referred to as Mission or
its height of popularity between 1880 and 1910. It held a romantic idealization
of the craftsman taking pride in his personal handiwork. The Arts and Crafts /
Mission / Craftsmen style of this period favored the translucent properties of
mica, a natural silicate mineral, for early lighting. Our lampshades with natural mica panels in an antiqued frame are reminiscent of those from the Arts
and Crafts period.