- Karlskrona Lampfabrik
Karlskrona Lampfabrik has produced lamps of beauty and quality craftsmanship since the founding in 1884. Their elegantly designed lamps are part of a heritage and tradition that lives on to this day. Find their paraffin lamps here at Nordic Nest.
Karlskrona Lampfabrik’s paraffin lamps
Karlskrona Lampfabrik is famous for their beautiful paraffin lamps (also known as Kerosene lamps) produced in their historical factory in Karlskrona. They come in a range of designs in various sizes, and they are all carefully handcrafted at the lamp factory in Karlskrona.
How to use a paraffin lamp:
- Twist off the chimney of your lamp in order to access the burner and fuel chamber.
- Remove the burner in order to fill the fuel chamber with lamp oil. Replace the wick if needed.
- Cut the wick so that it is level.
- Lower the wick so that the top barely sticks out of the burner.
- Let it soak for around 30 minutes to an hour.
- Light the wick and then reattach the chimney.
- Lower the wick in order to extinguish the flame.
Tip: If the flame starts to produce smoke, lower the wick.
Kerosene lamps - A classic light source, or modern decoration
Karlskrona Lampfabrik’s paraffin lamps radiate a cosy light that can set the atmosphere in any room, and they are especially convenient during longer power outages since they need no electricity in order to produce light. But these Kerosene lamps can of course also serve as beautiful decor in you living room, hallway or wherever you see fit. Karlskrona Lampfabrik’s elegantly designed lamps radiate beauty and history, no matter if they are on or not.
Why you should get a lamp from Karlskrona Lampfabrik:
- Quality craftsmanship
- Elegant and beautiful design
- Historical heritage and tradition
- Paraffin lamps work without the need for electricity.
Handmade paraffin lamps of tradition and quality
Karlskrona Lampfabrik’s lamps are made by hand in their historical lamp factory. Their quality craftsmanship is what signifies the company. The hand blown glass in combination with the brass worked by well trained craftsmen makes the elegant lamps that has brought the lamp manufacturer fame. The world has changed, but the manufacturing process at Karlskrona Lampfabrik has stayed virtually the same since the founding in 1884
Karlskrona Lampfabrik’s design philosophy
At Karlskrona Lampfabrik it is firmly believed that production is as important as the design process. It is for this reason that their designers work closely with the craftsmen in order to create the most beautiful quality designs possible. This way of working is tradition at the lamp factory in Karlskrona, and part of its very core.
Karlskrona Lampfabrik - A family owned business
Karlskrona Lampfabrik is truly a family owned business, which it has been since the founding in 1884. The company was established by the grandfather's grandfather Valdemar Skanze, who is the current CEO.
The History of the Karlskrona lamp factory
In 1884 Karlskrona Lampfabrik was founded when the demand for paraffin lamps was high. The company paired beautiful design with quality craftsmanship, which resulted in a timeless design tradition that has persisted to this day.