Salt lamps

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The benefits of the salt lamp, combined with the symbolism of the flower of life. Total lamp dimensions: Height 23.5cm x width 20cm x depth 10cm approx. Diameter of salt crystal alone: approx. 20cm. Depth of salt crystal alone: approx. 7cm. Total lamp weight: approx. 5Kg. Materials: Himalayan salt crystal and acacia wood with cellulose varnish finish....
Candle holders, Lanterns and Photophores
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€8.00
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Size: Diameter: about 5 to 8 cm Height: about 6 to 8 cm Weight: about 500g (also available in 1kg size) Matter: Himalayan salt crystal. Craft creation: slight differences in appearance are possible compared to the model photographed. Place in a dry, airy place, avoid contact with water. Candle site diameter: about 4cm. Candle not included. A...
Candle holders, Lanterns and Photophores
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€15.00
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Size: Diameter: about 9cm Height: about 8cm Weight: about 900g Matter: Himalayan salt crystal. Craft creation: slight differences in appearance are possible compared to the model photographed. Place in a dry, airy place, avoid contact with water. Candle site diameter: about 4cm. Candle not included. A crystal ball in the service of your...
Candle holders, Lanterns and Photophores
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€11.00
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Size: Diameter: about 8 to 12 cm Height: about 7 to 11 cm Weight: about 800g to 1Kg Matter: Himalayan salt crystal. Craft creation: slight differences in appearance are possible compared to the model photographed. Place in a dry, airy place, avoid contact with water. Candle site diameter: about 4cm. Candle not included. A decorative candlestick that...
Table lamps
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€22.50
Dimensions: Diameter: 8 x Height: about 8 cm. Weight: about 500g. Materials: Wooden base /Himalayan salt crystal. Supplied lamp with a USB-powered Led bulb. Craft creation: slight differences in appearance are possible compared to the model photographed. Place the lamp in a dry, airy place, avoid contact with water. A beautiful sphere of light that...
Table lamps
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€17.50
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Stunning Himalayan salt crystal lamp with purifying properties Dimensions: Height: 12cm / Diameter: 7cm / Weight: about 600 to 700g. Material: Wooden base and Himalayan salt crystal. Lamp provided with instructions for use - CE-certified electrical equipment with switch - socket - E14 15W bulb included. Works on the area. Craft creation: slight...
€22.00
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Stunning Himalayan salt crystal lamp 12cm Dimensions: Height: between 17 to 23cm / Diameter: between 10 and 14cm / Weight: about 2 to 3kg. Material: Wooden base and Himalayan salt crystal. Lamp provided with instructions for use - CE-certified electrical equipment with switch - socket - E14 15W bulb included. Works on the area. Craft creation: slight...
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A soft light to create a warm and soothing atmosphere Dimensions: height 17 to 19cm about x diameter 10 to 13cm about. Weight: about 1.5 to 2kg. Material: Wooden base, Grey Himalayan salt crystal. Lamp provided with instructions for use - CE-certified electrical equipment with switch - socket - E14 15W bulb included. Works on the area. Craft creation:...

What is a salt lamp?

A salt lamp is a wonderful source of light and well-being. Made from large rock salt crystals, the lamp emits a warm, soothing glow when lit. The salt crystals are extracted from underground mines in theHimalayas, giving each lamp a unique, natural beauty.

But the benefits of a salt lamp are not limited to decoration. In fact, these lamps are renowned for their air-purifying properties. When heated, salt lamps release negative ions that neutralize the positive ions present in the air. This helps reduce allergies, improve ambient air quality and promote a healthier environment.

In addition, the pink-orange light emitted by a salt lamp creates a soothing atmosphere, ideal for relaxation and meditation. Some people even experience a reduction in the feeling of stress, or an improvement in the quality of their sleep.

The salt lamp is more than just a decorative object. It combines natural beauty with therapeutic virtues, offering a unique and relaxing experience. Whether you're looking to improve indoor air quality, relax or simply add a touch of comfort to your space, a salt lamp is a choice that's both aesthetically pleasing and beneficial!

Composition and manufacture of the salt lamp

The manufacture of the salt lamp is a meticulous process that requires expertise.

The lamp is made from blocks of crystallized salt from the Himalayan mountains. Rock salt from this region is renowned for its purity, beauty and beneficial properties for well-being. It is extracted by hand from Himalayan mines, where it is slowly formed over a period spanning several million years.

Once extracted, Himalayan salt crystal is carefully washed in fresh water to remove impurities. It is then hand-carved by skilled artisans who have mastered this traditional art. This is why each salt lamp is truly unique. Some creative salt lamp designs can incorporate additional decorative elements to add a touch of elegance: a tree-of-life or flower-of-life motif, for example.

Once cut, the Himalayan salt crystal lamp is mounted on a wooden base that gives it stability and adds elegance to its finish. Finally, a power cord with switch is added, which is connected to a bulb placed inside the lamp. Some salt lamps are fitted with traditional or halogen bulbs, but others include an energy-saving led bulb. Sometimes, a salt lamp can be sold on its own, without a bulb. Check this out, and if necessary, get a compatible bulb.

Benefits of salt lamps

To date, no scientific study has been conducted to determine the benefits of a Himalayan salt crystal lamp.

However, many users have felt a positive influence after installing a salt lamp in their home.

Air purification

When the salt crystal is heated by the bulb inside the lamp, it emits negative ions that attract and neutralize positively charged particles such as dust, pollen and other allergens.

For this reason, salt lamps are said to be able to purify ambient air. Some users experience a reduction in allergy and asthma symptoms after using a salt lamp in their environment.

Improved sleep quality

Some people who own a salt lamp feel that the subdued light it diffuses promotes an environment conducive to sleep, helping them to fall asleep more easily.

Reduced feelings of stress and anxiety

The soft, warm light emitted by the salt lamp promotes a relaxing, soothing atmosphere, which can help reduce perceived stress and promote physical and emotional relaxation.

Finally, although not scientifically proven, some alternative practitioners claim that the salt lamp can help balance energy and improve the overall mood of people in its vicinity.

Care and maintenance

As a general rule, the salt lamp is not considered dangerous when used correctly. However, as with any electrical appliance, it is important to take certain precautions when using it.

  • Supervision: It is recommended not to leave a salt lamp switched on without prolonged supervision, especially if it is located near flammable materials.
  • Avoid exposure to moisture: A salt lamp can dissolve or oxidize if exposed to moisture. It is therefore advisable not to place it in a damp room, such as a bathroom.
  • Watch your feet: As salt lamps are made from salt crystals, they can be heavy and fragile. Be very careful when handling them, because if they fall on your feet, you could injure yourself, or the lamp could break.
  • Use the correct bulb: Always use the bulb recommended by the manufacturer to avoid overheating or other electrical problems.
  • Regular maintenance and cleaning: To keep your salt lamp looking beautiful and working efficiently for a long time, remember to regularly dust its surface with a dry cloth.

How to choose a salt lamp?

Quality and authenticity

At Coco Papaya, all our salt lamps are made with genuine Himalayan salt crystal, the purest available. Whichever retailer you buy your salt lamp from, we advise you to check the origin of the rock salt used. Salt crystals from other parts of the world may have duller colors, or worse, lesser strength.

Size and weight

Salt lamps are available in a range of sizes and weights. Choose a size that suits where you plan to place your lamp. The bigger and heavier the lamp, the stronger its ionizing power.

Color and appearance

Himalayan salt crystals vary in color, from white to orange-pink to gray. Choose a lamp whose color and appearance appeal to you, as it will also serve as a decorative element.

Bulb type

Check that the salt lamp is fitted with a replaceable bulb, and that replacing the bulb is easy. This can extend the life of your lamp.

Salt lamps with LED bulbs are practical and energy-efficient. They can sometimes be plugged in with a simple USB port. But the bulb is not always replaceable. What's more, an LED bulb emits much less heat than a conventional bulb, which reduces the salt lamp's ionizing power. On the other hand, the lifespan of an LED bulb is up to 10 times longer than that of a conventional bulb.

With these tips in mind, you can choose a salt lamp that suits your needs and tastes, while ensuring you get a genuine, quality product.

In conclusion, the salt lamp offers a unique combination of aesthetics and enhanced well-being. It brings a warm glow and soothing atmosphere to any living space. Whether for its decorative power or its contribution to a more harmonious environment, the salt lamp has long been a truly special object for those who like to invite nature into their living space.

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