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Conch Shell Pendant Night Light

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My Dear Instructables Crazy People:),

Ahh..it feels so good to make a lighted object after such a long time. In reality I never stopped thinking about making lamps & lightings but I was giving a trial in other areas of creativity. :D

"When you want something the universe conspires in helping you achieve it"- The Alchemist.

Isn't it so true?

I wanted to make a different styled lamp. I think some of my ideas were unique yet I was not motivated for a go-ahead until 2 days back When I found a big conch shell while cleaning my backyard where I keep my garden supplies (Soil etc.). It reminded me of my first visit to a sea shore in South India, where I found this conch shell. I was a kid and the feeling was no less than finding a Genie lamp of Aladdin that time

And I decided to use the shell for making a new lamp, a different one, a pendant. 

Lets get started. Oh.. please vote for me if you like this ible :).
 
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Step 1: Gathering the required stuff

You would need following items to make a night light like this: (You can check some items in the image above)
NOTE: Please ignore the chain in the image above, I initially thought of using the chain to hang the shell but later I chose the metal tube and found it a much better option
  1. A Conch Shell.
  2. A Nose Plier.
  3. Earthing or Ground Wire.
  4. A metal tube (Thickness like a pencil).
  5. Some wires for lighting.
  6. LED 1 watt with driver or LED bulb small enough to go inside the shell. I had a spare LED fixture which I bought for lighting my almirah. I found it suitable for this job. 
  7. Insulated tape (May not be required in your case)
You may choose to use your own lighting mechanism. I had no other option :).

Lets make some prepration now in the next step
Duffledilly10 months ago
Beautiful!
Tarun Upadhyaya (author)  Duffledilly9 months ago
Thank you so much :)
anubhav.dubey11 months ago
Bahut umdaa.....bahut aala darje ka kaam kiya hai aapne bhaijaan... inshallah fateh aapki hogi.
Tarun Upadhyaya (author)  anubhav.dubey11 months ago
शुक्रिया भाई जान, आप आये और आपने कमेंट किया| :-)
HollyMann11 months ago
Tarun - your creative mind is amazing! Run with it - keep making instructables - I never in my life would have thought of this! it is Awesome!
Tarun Upadhyaya (author)  HollyMann11 months ago
Thank you so much Holly, your compliments are always very motivating:).
flyingpuppy11 months ago
What a way to display the ocean's beauty in your home. Well done!
Tarun Upadhyaya (author)  flyingpuppy11 months ago
Thank you so much :)
Such a beautiful and unique pendant light! great work Tarun!
Tarun Upadhyaya (author)  Muhaiminah Faiz11 months ago
Thank you Muhaiminah :).
shazni11 months ago
Very beautiful! from my profile pic I guess you can say...l love sea shells :-)
Tarun Upadhyaya (author)  shazni11 months ago
Oh yes, I can see your love for shells in your profile pic :)Thanks Shazni, I am glad you liked it.
Shubh V11 months ago
Gorgeous lamp !! For me this is very unique never seen n imagined something beautiful like dis.reallyy fab work tarun:-)
Tarun Upadhyaya (author)  Shubh V11 months ago
I embrace your amazing appreciation. Thank you so much.
lindarose9211 months ago
This is such a BEAUTIFUL idea! Although I am a lamp addict too I don't think I would have ever come up with anything like this...great job!! :)
Tarun Upadhyaya (author)  lindarose9211 months ago
Oh...Linda. Thats so nice of you to say this. Thank you so much. I am fan of your ideas :).
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