Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Creative Ways To Upcycle Vintage Glass Insulators

 Vintage glass electric insulators are so cool! What were they used for? They were used to separate the electrical wires from the wooden telephone poles, basically insulating the poles from the wires so that the poles didn't burn down. They were commonly made of glass or porcelain. 

Check out what some creative folks below have done with them...

Check out this fabulous outdoor chandelier made by Vickie at Ranger 911

Vintage glass insulators as post caps, image via Pinterest

Cute insulator coat rack with DIY from Katie at Creatively Living

Insulator mantle art by Afterglow Studio

Insulator Christmas tree


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