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Black Friday at Restoration Lighting Gallery

For many, shopping for Christmas or Hanukkah gifts is the most stressful part of the holiday season. If you need innovative gift ideas, start at Restoration Lighting Gallery and Connecticut Lighting Centers! Celebrate Black Friday all weekend long during our 2017 sales event. Save 15% off vintage lighting, unique home decor and so much more….

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Shop Local at Restoration Lighting Gallery

Shop local at Restoration Lighting Gallery this November to help support small businesses in your community! The sister store of Connecticut Lighting Centers, we are New England’s choice retailer for vintage fixtures, unique home decor and custom lighting projects.   Get Directions Shop Online Now   Family Owned & Operated in Hartford As part of…

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Playing a Different Tune

Restoration Lighting Gallery created six one-of-a-kind show stopping pieces from decommissioned instruments. These instruments now turned into lamps came from the E O. Smith High School Music Department in Storrs, CT. After years of being played, these instruments were no longer in work ing condition. The repair costs exceeded the value, but no one had…

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Spring Has Sprung at Restoration Lighting Gallery

It may not seem like spring is around the corner in New England, but here at Restoration Lighting Gallery things are already blooming! We have some feature chandeliers that are sure to warm up your day. These pieces have beautiful floral accents that will add a touch of spring in your home year round. So,…

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St. Agnes Church Lights

Restoration Lighting Gallery restored and refinished twelve chandeliers for the Summer Chapel at St. Agnes Church in Niantic, CT.  The chandeliers were dusty, corroded and in need of some TLC. The chandeliers were hung inside the church’s main service area. Each chandelier was carefully restored and refinished by experts at Restoration Lighting Gallery. After the…

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Connecticut Lighting Centers Wins National Lutron Award

At the 2013 Dallas International Lighting Market, Connecticut Lighting Centers won the 2012 HomeWorks Job of the Year Award from Lutron. This prestigious annual award is chosen from entries all across North America. Jim Meltzer, Outside Sales Manager, was responsible for designing a whole-home lighting control system for an exclusive 18,000 square foot home using…

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The Great Church Light Restoration at Rocky Hill Congregational Church

A grand chandelier lights the main sanctuary in the Rocky Hill Congregational Church. From circa 1890, this chandelier was originally fit for oil burners and was called “The Great Church Light” by Isaac P. Frink, the inventor of the best silver-plated corrugated crystal glass reflectors available at the time.  Around 50 years ago, the fixture…

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Bringing Old Feelings To Light – Meet The Craftsmen

How do you take an old neglected light and make it shine brilliant once again? Meet the craftsmen behind Restoration Lighting Gallery: Paul Dalfino and Dave Poppel—the miracle workers of vintage, antique lighting. Restoration Lighting Gallery is an exclusive lighting, restoration, repair and shade boutique. The hundreds of antique, vintage pieces you see on display…

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Save Your Home & Your Life With Free Lamp Safety Inspections!

Home fires can occur for numerous reasons: faulty electrical wires, oil fires from cooking, unattended candles, improperly disposed matches, natural disasters…but, they can also be caused by aging lamps. Fires can be started in the socket of your favorite lamp after years of daily use. Most people don’t realize the huge levels of heat that…

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We Take Lighting Personal

At Restoration Lighting Gallery, we believe that every lighting fixture in your home should be a personal choice. The lighting should meet your needs and reflect your style. This idea held true for a custom lighting project we completed for a customer. This whole-home lighting project included carefully selected fixtures and a custom hand-crafted pendant…

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Fly-In Restoration!

Recently, we had a special delivery. The Sok family flew in six exterior wall lanterns for restoration. The lanterns landed at Brainard Airport, which is across the street from Restoration Lighting Gallery. All six lanterns were rewired, restored and refinished. The lanterns will be placed around the exterior of the Sok family home. The Sok…

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Project Showcase: Lighting and …Seafood?

When it comes time to renovate your home or business, finding the right team really makes or breaks the project.  When it came time to shed some new light on Masse’s Ocean Bar and Grille in Chicopee, Massachusetts, they called in the experts at Restoration Lighting Gallery in Hartford, Connecticut.  Restoration Lighting Gallery, helped this…

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