Southwestern lamp shades come in several styles and ideas that can brighten up and complement not only the rough beauty of your room, but the actual lamp base, too. Translucent shades are the most logical choice if you’re looking to create the right ambiance or for a reading corner, whereas opaque options result in well-directed beams to highlight objects or strive for a specific mood. Here are our ideas to fully embrace Southwestern decor through your new lamp shades.
Drum Southwest style lamp shades
Made with high-quality iron ring PVC, this lamp shade is available in various styles, patterns, and colors to suit different decor needs, as well as three sizes—S, M and L—to easily match your lamp base.
The combination of turquoise with the most typical Southwestern palette—warm and earthy tones—makes this shade an extremely attention-grabbing element. The tribal pattern will also go particularly well with your other native decor items. Definitely choose this shade to wow your guests!
Bronze or copper lamp shades New Mexico
This premium Tiffany-style lamp adds a valiant bronze finish to the iconic copper foil method made famous by Louis Comfort Tiffany.
While it might initially sound like a crazy pairing, it’s actually a creative way of adding an elegant touch to your cozy Southwestern interiors. After all, both styles are particularly colorful and characterized by bold geometrical shapes. Thanks to the motifs and hues from its recognizable Southwestern pattern, it’ll allow you to make a cohesive but memorable statement.
Colorful Mexican lamp shades
This smaller clip-on Mexican lampshade (3 inches on the top and 6 on the bottom) in a polished brass finish is a real show-stopper thanks to its exotic and bright hummingbird design.
You’re especially going to adore it if what draws you to Southwestern decor is its Mexican and Spanish influence.
Use it to add a colorful accent in a room relying on neutral or earthy tones. We don’t however recommend it for particularly ornate or eye-catching bases.
Leather style southwestern lamp shades
Universal Lighting and Decor
Made with brown faux paper, this shade has an interesting distressed crackle finish. With 13 inches across the top and 15 on the bottom, it’s suitable for most medium-sized lamps.
This model can be another creative take on the original Southwestern lamp shade idea, especially if you’d like to emphasize this decor’s rustic element.
Its leather style is ideal for ‘man cave’ interiors and will also complement spaces with darker hues.
Southwestern lamp shades in a simpler pattern
Scout Limited, Inc.
This embroidered 12-inch-wide cotton model relies on a recognizable star motif against a monochrome design.
It’s especially handy if you don’t want your new Southwestern lamp shade to be extremely eclectic but not even too basic. Offering a balanced combination between these two more obvious options, this type of design is ideal to match the rest of your palette in a humbler way.
Neutral southwest lamp shades for ornate lamps
12-inches high, this linen fabric drum shade in a stylish earth-tone finish will brighten up your space with the right amount of light.
It’s also a wiser idea than a bright eye-catching pattern if your lamp base is already quite ornate.
We recommend choosing a simple monochrome shade in a neutral color so that the spotlight (pun intended) is on the actual base. Just look at the delightfully balanced result achieved by this humble beige shade in a drum design!
Southwestern lamp shades combining warm & cold colors
Consisting of iron rings and PVC, this lampshade is extremely durable. Its drum-shaped Navajo design—including both warm and cold colors from the most iconic Southwestern palettes—actually looks more like a work of art than a primarily functional piece!
If your lamp base is neutral and monochrome, you can really get creative with the shade.
For a more cohesive feel, place some decorative items in one of its hues next to your new lamp, like wall prints or cushions.
Southwest lamp shades in earthy tones
With earthy tones, this evocative 12-inch shade draws inspiration from the desert and its surrounding landscapes. Its chrome-finish spider fitting makes it durable and long-lasting.
As for patterns, Navajo prints are one of the most iconic ways of complementing Southwestern decor while homaging traditional native textiles: they mainly involve geometric repetitions of triangles and diamonds.
This brown, rustic lodge style shade will be a particularly great match for nature-inspired interiors.
Metal southwestern lamp shade
Colonial Tin Works
This sturdy tin lamp shade (8-inch wide on the top and 9.8 at the bottom) showcases a pattern homaging the iconic stars from the American flag.
Thanks to its metal build, this Southwestern shade can help you adopt another charming take on this design: accentuating the rough but romanticized elements of life in the desert.
If you’re looking for an opaque option, in particular, you should definitely consider a shade relying on this material.
Southwestern lamp shades in animal prints
This leopard design in a polished brass finish (3 inches across the top and 6 at the bottom) is conveniently available in a set of four.
This would help you maintain a cohesive feel throughout the entire room or connect separate ones. After all, it’s not just about leather: from rugs to wall art, animal skins and prints are another popular way of decorating Southwestern interiors.
The style presented here is a package full of culture and heritage in the form of a southwestern single lamp shade. Known patterns of the wild west and indigenous people of America - are spread on a linen shade with an amber color.
Kachina II Southwestern 25 in Table Lamp & Shade
Mid century cholla cactus table lamp
Embodying perfectly the southwestern spirit, this cool lampshade depicts a classic, western scene of a cowboy on his horse, somewhere in the desert. The base of the lamp is a (presumably) pine construction), while the main part of the lamp is cholla cactus.
... Southwestern Spirit Giclee Set of Four Shades 3x6x5 (C rustic-lamp
Bring industrial accents into your home and illuminate your room with vintage flavor by using this impressive lamp shade. Drowned in rust patina, the shade features sturdy metal construction with stylish cut outs on top and bottom.
The excellent base of this southwestern lamp shade makes it all captivates in every interior, giving it an original and highly stylistic look. Beautiful carvings on the base are exquisite details.
Richly decorated table lamp in southwestern style. It is made of coloful glass. Empire lampshade gives warm tone of light. Application in all kinds of interiors as needed.
Hhome Decor - The Use of Painted Lamp Shades for Rustic
Beautiful, one-of-a-kind design for a table light, made to resemble a cactus plant with little spikes on them. The iron frame gives the piece a contemporary vibe, and the hand-woven, opaque shade adds a stylish detail.
Can rust have an artistic dimension? As much as possible - in the form of a metal lampshade in the southwestern style with the Indian shade of light turquoise. The traditional shape has a non-traditional finish also with patina.
Western lamp shade bronc rider free
This stunning lamp shade offers the amazing Western styled structure and will make for a nice way of actually elevating the look of your interior, especially with the sublime man on the horse theme and the dirty cream finish.
Cowhide leather lamp shade rustic western 1351
Designed of a durable cowhide leather with white accents, this rustic western bell shade is going to easily enhance your country home. The top and bottom is neatly intertwined with a leather lace, beautifully emphasizing the whole look.
Aztec Stripe Rawhide Lamp Shade
Charming country style table lamps featuring conical lampshades hand-crafted of rawhide decorated with images characteristic for the Wild West and having edge lacing of leather. Cylindrical wooden stems on round bases are also beautifully painted.
Flat Iron Table Lamp with Southwest Painted Shade 32 in
Lamp Shade with clear glass star
Inject Southwestern intonations into your urban apartment. This unique table lamp boasts sculptural base with full moon and desert cacti - the base is crafted from recycled steel for a reduced environment impact.
Goodnights Legacy Lampshade - Western Decor - Cabin Decor
Southwestern Mission Style 26" H Table Lamp with Square Shade
: Southwest Pattern Paprika Shade Table Lamp : Home Improvement
Unique lampshade dedicated especially to table lamp, but other available sizes will fit to different types of lamps. This metal lampshade has beautiful, hand-made decoration inspired of rising sun over mountains.
Deliver a Southwestern edge to your space and add some soft lighting too: this tall floor lamp with 3 way socket switch utilizes earthy brown tones and primitive Indian deers motifs to tell its Wild-West-immersed story.
Hopi Bear fetish lamp and Southwestern Mica lamp shade