Glass insulators were first produced in the 1850s for telegraph lines, then for telephone and power transmission lines insulated from the wooden poles that held them up. They had to insulate the wire from the wood and for this they are made from glass, porcelain or composite polymer materials (non c…

30+ Creative Ideas Using Vintage Glass Insulators

Creative Ways to Reuse Old Vintage Glass Insulators - first produced in for telegraph lines, then telephone & power lines to insulate wires from wood poles. They are made from glass, porcelain or composite polymer materials.

Lots of great ideas for old vintage glass telephone insulators

Put A Bulb In It: 24 upcycled pendant lights made from thrifty vintage treasures

Appealing for rustic interiors, gardening areas, and utility spaces: industrial lights made from antique glass parts.Above: Antique Insulator Pendant Light

Idea for solar lighting along garden pathways....  using electrical insulators!

Idea for solar lighting along garden pathways. using electrical insulators. Fr all those insulators in the barn at Mineola!

Like the arrangement of glass.

I bought some of these(glass caps from electricity poles) the other day from the Antique Box in Elloree SC-best kept secret in the south.

I have always loved old insulators. This would look good in my upstairs bath as a towel rack.

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30+ Creative Ways of Reusing Old Vintage Glass Insulators

30+ Creative Ideas Using Vintage Glass Insulators

Glass Insulator Planter & Vase Glass insulator used as a nice little planter to hold flowers Reuse Glass Insulators for Succulent Planting …

Insulator Glass 3-Light Bath Light This collection is brought to life with Clear Glass shades referencing antique telephone pole insulators. Clean lines showcased in an Antique Copper finish and highlights of Copper Patina accents. (21"W x 10.25"Hx 6.25" Extension). 3 x 60W

Insulator Glass 3-Light Bath Light

Insulator Glass Bath Light This collection is brought to life with Clear Glass shades referencing antique telephone pole insulators. Clean lines showcased in an Antique Copper finish and highlights of Copper Patina accents. x Extension). 3 x

Ian Macky describes the origins, types, shapes and colors of collectible antique glass insulators.

Ian Macky describes the origins, types, shapes and colors of collectible antique glass insulators. I want purple ones!

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