VISIT OUR HARTFORD SHOWROOM! 167 Brainard Road, Hartford | 860.493.2532

Restoring yesterday’s treasures; introducing tomorrow’s heirlooms

David Director standing with his father, the late Art Director. Sitting is Director’s mother, the late Edythe Director.

Restoration Lighting Gallery is New England’s premier vintage, antique, period and unique lighting source, offering restoration and repair services and stocking over 1000 lamp shades.

Located in Hartford, Connecticut, we are part of the Connecticut Lighting Centers Family and we work directly with consumers, interior designers, architects, builders, contractors and the hospitality industry to provide the creativity and craftsmanship required for unique lighting design.

Our in-house restoration and repair team has over 80 years combined experience in the field and will amaze you with their ability to work with all types of materials and finishes when restoring, repairing and customizing lamps, lighting fixtures and custom lighting creations.

Why Choose Restoration Lighting Gallery?

  • Unique lighting – We have an exceptional selection of one-of-a-kind lighting fixtures, including vintage and period reproduction pieces
  • We offer custom lighting fixtures & lamp design from drawing to final creation
  • Professional restoration & repair services
  • Over 1,000 lamp shades in stock
  • Open 7 days a week for your convenience
  • Our active membership and involvement in the American Lighting Association enables us to stay current with lighting trends and maintain maximum industry standards
  • We are a Better Business Bureau partner


  • Period & reproduction chandeliers, wall sconces and other lighting fixtures
  • Restored and one-of-a-kind custom lamps and lighting fixtures
  • New and exclusive lighting fixtures produced in the USA and Europe, found only at Restoration Lighting Gallery
  • An extensive selection of stocked lampshades, plus relining & recovering using our fabric or yours
  • Unique and hard to find replacement glass
  • Exceptional home décor accessories, wall art and mirrors
  • Custom-made shaded pendants in any size, fabric and light source


  • Restoration and repair services for lamps and lighting fixtures
  • Lighting fixture & lamp design from drawing to final creation
  • Retrofit existing lighting fixtures to LED
  • In-store crystal chandelier cleaning & restoration
  • Switch installation and replacement
  • Tiffany-style shade glass repairs
  • Lighting modification & customization
  • Metal refinishing and repainting
  • On-site consultation in-home, at your business, places of worship and municipals

Family-owned and locally operated, Restoration Lighting Gallery will ship vintage lighting and lamp shades anywhere in the U.S. Our professional sales staff will take the time to listen to your preferences and show you the proper lighting products to meet those needs. We care about the lighting that you choose for your home!

We invite you to visit our Hartford showroom and say hello to our knowledgeable staff. We know you will be impressed! Anything you can imagine – we can create!