Ah, swag lamps. There’s just something inherently sophisticated about a lamp on the end of a chain, especially one that extends lazily from the socket to the lamp. Here are a few that hang proudly in our house. The top picture is of two orbs of plastic in a random weave, one orange and the other clear. The second is a wood / glass / metal number that looks somewhere between a rocket and a claw. The bottom has been somewhat emasculated, but this was the most sensible place to put it, just outside the room with the two orbs. This one is also plastic, but nested orbs in a geometric pattern.
As the family member responsible for fix-its, honey-dos, and items requiring some assembly, I’m a big fan of swag lamps since I can get the lighting fixture where I want it without the hours crawling in the attic running wires. They’re even more exciting when you plug one in and discover that the mystery switch on the wall that you’ve been wondering about is an on/off for that socket. That makes them totally swag-tastic!