Appleton Antique Lighting { Showroom & Restoration }

Since 1978, Appleton Antique Lighting has brought unequalled expertise and craftsmanship to the sole task of harnessing the intangible essence of light through the collection, creation, and restoration of exquisite lighting fixtures and accessories. From our retail showroom to our on-site workshop, we deliver the level of care and professionalism befitting an historical object of beauty that will remain a part of families for generations to come. There is lighting—and then, there’s Appleton Antique Lighting.

Our Retail Showroom

Open to the public and design/architectural professionals, our 4,000 square foot Chestnut Hill showroom is staffed with experienced professionals ready to help you select from hundreds of high quality, fully-restored period lighting fixtures and accessories.

We have a large selection of electrified gas and oil lights from the Victorian Era, along with Gas and Electric and Early Electric fixtures from the turn of the century. Our collection includes fine french and Italian Chandeliers and Sconces. We rounded out our collection with table and floor lamps, and a large selection of lampshades and accessories to complement every piece.

  • Chandeliers, Lamps, & Sconces in a range of materials
  • Lamp Shades & Accessories including finials, replacement glass, and crystals
    We can see to the re-covering of your existing shade.
  • Custom Lamp-Making We design and produce fixtures to complement your home
  • Every piece has been cleaned and repaired by hand, with new wiring to meet current electrical codes.
  • All of our fixtures are offered with the confidence of a full guarantee.

If you are looking for a specific item, we will gladly consult with you, using pictures, dimensions, and your personal style. We are enthusiastic about helping you find the right piece to augment any room in your home.

Our Workshop

Commercial and Residential Restoration
Simply put—we are renowned specialists in the restoration of antique lighting. Our in-house workshop is full service and knowledgeable in all aspects of lighting restoration.  With over 30 years of experience,  we pride ourselves on being trusted to provide the finest restoration work in New England for historic properties, homeowners, and members of the design community.

Our Restoration Specialties Include

  • UL Listing Antique Fixtures
  • Rewiring
  • Metal Repair and Refinishing
  • Conversion of European Fixtures
  • Hand Polishing and custom finishes
  • Brazing and straightening damaged metals
  • Crystal Cleaning and Repair
  • Electrifying gas or candle fixtures

Please contact us at 617-566-5322 to request a quote.

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Our Staff

Jane Deimezis, Proprietor

Emilia Deimezis, Proprietor

Our Restoration Team in the workshop