Torchiere Lamp Shade

Buy the best torchiere lamp shade selected and recommended by interior designers. By Vanessa Weber.

Torchiere lamps are tall floor lamps with one to three lights supported on a metal or wood stand. The high height and inverted lampshade aim light to the ceiling to provide better room illumination. Most Torchiere lampshades are classic or antique in shape and white or translucent in color as a historic design. Details like marbling, etching, staining, and coloring add unique features.

Transitional Alabaster Etched Glass

Transitional Alabaster Etched Glass

Transitional Alabaster Etched Glass

Aspen Creative

Description

This 5 ½" H x 15 ½" W transitional style replacement Torchiere lamp shade offers the classic look of an upturned shade. And the etched glass has interesting swirls of contrast that glow when lit up. And the uneven rim and dipped dome shape add a touch of modern versatility.

Designer Advice

Most Torchiere lampshades have an angled shape where the opening widens at the top and narrows down at the light fixture. And to give a unique look, producers add design characteristics to the shades, like etching or marbling.  

Classic Marbelized Amber Dome

Classic Marbelized Amber Dome

Classic Marbelized Amber Dome

Decor Works

Description

If you prefer a lampshade that can turn your light into different hues, try a Torchiere lampshade in a warm amber color. This 4.75" H x 12" W upturned glass dome shade an elegant marbleized swirl that adds depth and shadows when casting light around the room. 

Two Tone Decorative Transitional Shade

Two Tone Decorative Transitional Shade

Two Tone Decorative Transitional Shade

Aspen Creative

Description

Upgrade your lamp with a Torchiere lampshade in a decorative two-tone pattern of frosted and translucent glass. The intricate filigree patterning wraps around the 3 ⅞" H x 11 ¾" W dome, with each line meeting at the bottom of the upturned shade.

Designer Advice

To give your Torchiere lamp a unique look, you can use a two-toned transitional shade like this to add style and a special effect of the light playing through the colored glass. This style of shade can work for all themes and lamp designs.

Plastic White Bowl Lamp Cover

Plastic White Bowl Lamp Cover

Plastic White Bowl Lamp Cover

Quaray

Description

Plastic lampshades can be a suitable choice for spaces where you are concerned about glass getting broken, such as in kids' rooms or play areas. You can get the classic Torchiere influence in a white bowl shape in the affordability and durability of sturdy thick plastic.

Versatile Vintage Glass Globe

Versatile Vintage Glass Globe

Versatile Vintage Glass Globe

Voguad

Description

This translucent white dome stands out thanks to a vintage cloud pattern that diffuses the light for a softer effect. The 3.5" H x 9.76" W translucent dome has a rounded globe that works for Torchiere shades pointed upwards or facing down. 

Ribbed Multi Tonal White Glass Shade

Ribbed Multi Tonal White Glass Shade

Ribbed Multi Tonal White Glass Shade

Aspen Creative Corporation

Description

This tranquil transitional replacement Torchiere lampshade comes in a classic white shade. But the waves of lighter and darker tonal variations for a unique pattern. In addition, the dome has a ribbed rim that adds dimension and depth for an extra layer of style.

Tulip Shaped Opal White Milk Shade

Tulip Shaped Opal White Milk Shade

Tulip Shaped Opal White Milk Shade

B&P Lamp

Description

This unique tulip-shaped lampshade has a width at the top that spans 8" and narrows down to a 1.63" base, intended for antique Stiffel torchiere models. The milky white color of the handcrafted shade gives an elegant artisan aesthetic.

Set of Two Conical Contemporary Shades

Set of Two Conical Contemporary Shades

Set of Two Conical Contemporary Shades

Quaray

Description

This set of smaller conical lampshades is excellent for Torchiere lamps that have reading lamps attached. The contemporary design of the matching white plastic shades has a height of 5 ½" with a width of 4 ½" for a modern upgrade.

Designer Advice

Some Torchiere lamps have more than one light. These designs can have one big inverted lampshade that directs light upwards. Then one or two smaller lamps on adjustable arms make for excellent reading or hobby lights directed at a specific area. 

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Buying Guide

A torchiere lamp is one of those useful living room lamps on a stand or pole. These versatile lamps can be placed near a favorite reading chair or in a dim corner. The glass shades for the bulbs are somewhat fragile, and sometimes need to be replaced. Or you can dress up an existing torchiere lamp by replacing humdrum ordinary shades with something more exciting.

  • Soft Swirl Glass Shades

Tone down harsh LED or fluorescent lamps with soft, swirl glass shades. Without appreciably dimming the light, they diffuse it and reduce glare. Different shades can impart varied qualities of light from cool blues to warm, sunshine pinks or yellows.

  • Tiffany Cut Glass Shade

Impart beauty and create a conversation piece by replacing ordinary glass torchiere lampshades with beautiful cut glass from Tiffany’s – or at least beautiful cut glass. One such shade is shaped like a tulip, a super plus for gardeners of all sorts from small farmers to armchair simulation gardeners. Add a windowsill garden with grow light, and you will have made someone’s day.

  • Frosted Glass that Matches Overhead Fixtures

Pull the look of your house together with frosted glass torchiere lampshades that match your overhead fixtures. Add some brass, dark wood and beautiful floral print curtains for a bit of brightness in a formal living room arrangement. Add some greenery and a magazine rack to create a welcoming atmosphere for important guests.

  • Unique Milk Glass

Enjoy the unique look of milk glass, a soft white glass that diffuses and directs light downward rather than out. Perfect for setting the stage for an intimate evening at home, or just to create a relaxing atmosphere at the end of a long day of work. These replacement shades come with fluted edges and can be used both on torchiere lamps and on table lamps.

  • Floral Globe Shades

Have some fun with floral or other print globe shades. These shades resemble early electric light bulb shades, with their flowers and fruit or even hunting scenes. Perfect for adding an accent to your rooms, the prints do not cast shadows or create other visual effects but mask the so very ordinary shapes of electric light bulbs of any type.

  • Soft Bowl with Molded Shapes

Consider a softly colored bowl replacement fixture with dragonflies or flowers molded into the glass. Soft cream, yellow or light pink, these lamps add subtle texturing to your décor.

  • Gyro Two-Color Fluted Shade

A Gyro two-color fluted shade is a real conversation starter. It also imparts subtle changes in light quality in your room. The base is unevenly stained, and the top is a soft yellow. The edges are fluted, like a flower petal, lending interest when the lamp is off.

Replacement glass torchiere lampshades can bring interest and start a conversation. They can subtly change the lighting ambiance in any room. These lamps can lend beauty to a dark corner, or make it easier to read that wonderful antique book when placed by a reading chair.


Practical and decorative, glass light shades help you to control the light in your home to create a cozy, inviting atmosphere. However, glass shades can be broken easily, leaving you with a light fixture that is dangerous and visually unappealing.

Whether the shade of your light fixture has been damaged, or you simply want to update your style, our guide can help you find the perfect lighting replacement glass for your home.

  • Art Deco

The 1920s Art deco style lighting is seeing a revival because the distinctive bold, geometric designs blend well with modern home décor. Look for white or frosted hexagonal or cube glass shades for a contemporary twist on a vintage look. Or try a lampshade with a hand painted curved fan pattern to make a dramatic statement and pop against a neutral color scheme.

  • Modern and Contemporary

Modern and contemporary replacement glass shades feature clean, minimal lines as seen in cylindrical or bowl-shaped shades. To add a splash of color to a neutral or monochromatic room, try a sleek modern shade with a frosted interior and an exterior painted in a single bold color.

  • Industrial

Industrial style glass shades highlight the metallic hardware of your light fixture and are often accompanied by a classic Edison bulb. Showcase your modern industrial light fixtures with a simple, clear glass globe.

  • Traditional 

Traditional replacement light shades have distinctly ornate designs that are inspired by historical eras. Tiffany style lamps feature luxurious leadlights and floral designs that blend well with low-lit rooms and dark hardwood furniture. Hand-blown glass shades in floral or bell shapes also make a stunning addition to a traditional home and reflect the soft curves found in many classical pieces of furniture.

The perfect shape for your replacement glass lampshade should coordinate with your light fixtures and the room décor. You also need to consider how the shape impacts the types of light bulbs you can use, as narrow shapes may not leave enough space between the shade and the bulb for safety. Some popular lighting replacement glass shapes include:

  • Bell

Bell-shaped shades can either have a straight or slightly curled-out edge. For modern and contemporary homes, choose straight edge bell shades for an uncluttered, minimal light fitting. If you live in a traditional or country style home, the curled details of the edges make a subtle style statement that blends well with your aesthetic.

  • Flower

Flower-shaped replacement shades are best suited to traditional or transitional homes as the ornate structure can detract from the clean angles of a modern home. Look for hand painted shades or varieties that feature multi-tonal frosted glass to accentuate the floral theme.

  • Hurricane

Hurricane shape lampshade is bulbous toward the base then taper at the center before flaring out at the top. This is a traditional style of lampshade used on kerosene lamps. However, they can add a subtle vintage touch to your room, and you can show off their stunning curved design as hurricane wall sconces.

  • Globe

Globe shades are a versatile style that suits all types of interior design. They are also suitable for use with a variety of bulbs due to the wide diameter of the shade. Choose a frosted style globe shade for more ambient lighting or keep the look clean and bright with a clear globe shade.

  • Bowl

Bowl style shades are another popular and versatile style of shade that can either be used as a hanging pendant or fixed upright to give the look of faux recessed lighting. As they do not cover the entire bulb, they tend to emit a brighter light and a best-suited for use with low wattage bulbs or in rooms that have little natural light.

The fitter is the part of the lamp that connects the glass shade to the fixture. It is essential to match your glass replacement shade to the fitter to ensure the fixture is secure and reduce the risk of the shade falling. There are three types of fitters:

  • Fixture 

Fixture-type fitters are the most commonly seen style in hanging light fixtures, pendant lights, and pan lights as they use a series of small screws to attach the shade to the holder, which has a slightly tapered edge. The tapered edge is designed to fit glass lampshades that have a small lip, which helps the screws to lock the shade in place when tightened.

  • Straight

Straight fitters are used for lampshades that are placed in the upright position, such as wall sconces. This type of fitter does not feature any screws but relies on a snug fit between the shade and the fitting to secure it in place. However, this means that you need to choose a shade with the same precise dimensions as the fitter.

  • Screw

Some fitters may have a helical ridge that corresponds to ridges on the base of the lampshade that allows the lampshade to screw directly into the fitter. This creates a strong and secure fastening and does not leave any gaps between the fitting and the shade to prevent dust, debris, and insects from finding their way inside the fixture.

To find the correct sized shade for the fitter on your fixture, measure the interior diameter of the fixture to the nearest ¼". There are five standard lighting replacement shade sizes 2¼", 3¼", 5", 6", 10".

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