Hand Crafted Incandescent Light

"175" INCANDESCENT LIGHT BULB

"175" lamp making process. This bulb was installed in Simon Starling's artwork, Berlin 2017. Custom filament length - 175cm.
  • Year: 2017
  • Project: Incandescent light bulb

Berlin 2017 artwork installed
Berlin 2017, artwork installed
Berlin 2017 glowing light bulb
Berlin 2017
Berlin 2017 artwork front view
Berlin 2017
Glass metal seal and contact detail
Glass metal seal and contact detail
Seals and glass tubes
Seals and glass tubes
Seal glass work
Seal glass work
Seals are ready to be used in lamp
Seals are ready to be used in lamp
Glass seals
Glass metal seal, different angle
Filament holders with glass bead on the end
Filament holders with glass bead on the end
Filament assembly - glass rod
Filament assembly
Filament assembly parts
Filament assembly parts
Filament assemblies - finished
Filament assemblies - finished
Glass envelopes with contacts
Glass envelopes with contacts
Envelope glass work
Envelope glass work - top
Envelope glass work
Envelope glass work - bottom
Annealing kiln
Glass annealing kiln
Lamps in the kiln
Lamps in the kiln
Vacuum pumping and outgassing
Vacuum pumping and outgassing
175 lamp first glow
"175" lamp first glow
Last preparations before the exhibition
Last preparations before the exhibition
Light bulb installation
Light bulb installation
175 lamp first glow
"175" lamp first glow

Next Project - "175 Prototype"