Hubbardton Forge Sconces: The Swing Arm and Pin Up Collections

Located in Vermont, Hubbardton Forge has been creating incredible light fixtures for 40 years and continue to intrigue and blow our minds with their new launches and creations. The ‘Modern American Blacksmiths’, as they call themselves, have been pushing a lot of boundaries and expanding in every direction possible to give birth to modern concepts and design concepts with élan and performance. Their dedicated team of skilled artisans is driven by design and pursue excellence. And their sconces reflect their unparalleled craftsmanship in every aspect.

Their sconce collections are many, for both outdoors and indoors. Wall and bathroom sconces are a specialty of Hubbardton Forge as each piece stands out with its own persona. Installing any of these will not just radiate the room with light but also bring in character and finesse. The swing arm and pin up sconce collection has more functionality to them as they can be extended or turned to another side or angle for focused direction of light.

Simple Swing Arm Direct Wire Wall Sconce:

A traditionally designed sconce from Hubbardton Forge that celebrates the past and reminds us of our roots is what this model is all about. The sconce comprises of a drum shaped shade that is like a table lamp shade and a double swing arm at the bottom. This can even be fixed near a bed or a chair that one usually uses for reading that provides efficient light with its 100W incandescent bulb. The finishes available are Mahogany, Black, Burnished Steel, Bronze, Dark Smoke, and Natural Iron. The shade options include Natural Flax, Linen, Black, Natural Anna, Doeskin Suede, Terra Suede, Eclipse Micro Suede, and Black Parchment.

Swing Arm Wall Sconce:

Very much like the Simple version, this model has twin sets of parallel curved bars that allows the user to use a variety of projection and extension choices. This light fixture is another option to install in case you dislike lamps or have insufficient floor space as they can be fixed at a convenient height and create focused task lighting. It works with a 100W incandescent bulb and can be ordered in either left-side or right-side orientation. The available finishes and shade options are the same as the Simple Swing Arm model.

Forged Bar Swing Arm Wall Sconce:

This transitional one-light wonder from Hubbardton Forge is hand crafted and consist of a tube and small steel rod and another steel band is attached to support the shape of the sconce. Much like the previous variants, the metal band is projected from a metal place that need to be fixed on the wall when installed and is brilliant in illuminating a room when kept in pairs. The Forged Bar Swing Arm wall sconce can be purchased in finishes just like the Simple Swing Arm wall sconce, however, only four shade options are available, namely Natural Flax, Natural Anna, Doeskin Suede, and Eclipse Micro Suede. Fix this in a corner where furniture is arranged in an angular fashion that makes reading time even more enjoyable.

Arc Sconce:

This is the pin up variant from Hubbardton Forge is shaped as a drooping flower consisting of a thin metal straight rod that bends outwards and the shade is attached at the hanging end focusing light downwards. The shape of the shade is very much like the traditional night lamps, and comes in several shade options like Cork, Spun Frost, Spun Amber, Natural Flax, Natural Linen, Natural Anna, Doeskin Suede, Terra Suede, and Eclipse Micro Suede. With the same finishes like the previous models, it is most suited in the bedroom, especially near the bed as the height can be adjusted as per your convenience.


Just like its name, this Hubbardton Forge sconce are designed with inspiration from the western industrial age and can effortlessly blend in both rustic and contemporary homes. This is a special variant as it is hand crafted with most of earth’s natural resources like glass, copper, hardwood and forged metalwork. With the same finishes, it can illuminate a room with a 60W incandescent bulb. The raw design is sure to capture eyeballs and brings back function in a bold way.

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