Five Salt Lamps for Home Décor in 2017
Calling all interior designers, home décor maniacs, and enthusiastic moms!
There are salt lamps available in the market in various shapes and sizes etc. The salt lamp is made of the pink mineral salt extracted from the Salt Mines at the foothills of the Himalayan Range.
The salt has a unique color owing to the presence of numerous trace elements. The inkish white tint to an orange-red. This color when the lamp lights up provides an ethereal glow to the room. The light not only looks pleasing to the décor of the room but it also exudes a calmness that puts one at peace. The light of the salt lamp is used in home, spas, and therapy centers for light therapy as it is scientifically proven to regulate emotional hormones, increase energy levels and purify breathing air.
One can easily take advantage of the benefits of the salt lamp as well as improve the ambiance of one’s home.
As the more sellers come forward and invade the market with elegant shapes and types of salt lamps, we bring you a list of the most popular ones this season.
Himalayan Orange Globes
A highly popular shape among the customers is the orange globe. Many customers purchase this product because of the the sun. The orange tint of the product provides a campfire-like light to the room which makes the room cozier.
The brightness of the salt lamp can be adjusted. The dimmer switch is provided on the cord. Recommended setting is the dark mode as more negative ions are produced at the low setting.
Crystal Himalayan Rock Salt in a Basket
Another more popular product is the rock salt in a basket. Chunks of rock salt are placed in metal baskets that are lit using a lamp. These chunks of salt are placed inside a wire basket which adds a Victorian touch to the décor.
The chunks of salt are hand-chipped. Each piece varies in shape as that is the idea behind the natural look. The basket adds a touch of a bonfire beside a campsite. The basket is crafted of metal and can be placed in any room of the house be it a living room, kitchen or bedroom. (Note: Himalayan salt lamps are not recommended for outdoor use. The product is highly hygroscopic in nature. It absorbs moisture from the air. Refrain from using this product in the highly humid air.)
Hand Carved Natural Shape Himalayan Salt Lamp
The hand carved salt lamp is rated most popular among users according to the statistics of the products sold in the last years. Its rough hand chipped shape lends a natural appearance to the product.
Scientifically, the rough surface of the salt lamp serves a purpose. The rough shape has a greater surface area which releases more negative ions as compared to the other shapes. The salt lamp uses a low watt electric bulb to light and heat the lamp. The heat from the bulb generates negative ions into the environment.
Pyramid Shaped Himalayan Lamp Décor
The Himalayan Salt Lamp is also very popular in the shape of a pyramid. This shape is different and gives an exotic touch to the ambiance of the home.
This shape was found to be popular if the customer looks to seek a product that is different in appearance than the average rough shaped salt lamp.
Himalayan Salt Lamp In Various Shapes
The Himalayan Salt Lamp is also produced in The shapes range from castles to buildings, to ovals and circles, to animals from ducks to whales, and to objects from umbrellas to fruits to hearts, etc. these dynamic shapes add character to the home environment. Guest and family members can utilize the air purification advantages with the added benefit of home décor.
The Himalayan Salt Lamps varies in weights from 5 lbs. to 50 lbs. There are different sizes recommended for various sizes of the rooms in the house as the Himalayan salt lamp releases negative ions near its proximity. Larger salt crystals are preferred to be used in larger rooms to purify the air.