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Seahorse Lamps

Updated on September 14, 2014

Charming Lighting for Your Nautical or Coastal Decor

I don't think there's anyone who doesn't smile when they see a seahorse. There's just something incredibly charming about them. There are a number of ways that you can have some of that special charm in your home. One that may not have occurred to you is by lighting a room with a seahorse lamp.

A lovely and elegant table lamp will look gorgeous in your home or office! Some have sleek designs, while others are just plain cute. They will definitely be noticed, and people will talk! (In this case, that's a good thing)

There's a nice collection of seahorse lighting featured on this page, including wall lights and nightlights.

Brighten up your living areas with these awesome seahorse lamps!

Image: Seahorse lamp from Amazon - details below


Quick Facts about Seahorses

In addition to being so visually alluring, these little sea creatures are also fascinating to learn about.

Here are a few basic sea horse facts.

Did You Know?

Seahorses are actually fish!

There are about 54 different species, all belonging the the genus hippocampus.

The seahorse has no teeth.

It is the male that gives birth.

In Greek, hippos means horse, and kampos means sea monster.

Like chameleons on land, these precious little charmers can change colors to blend in with their surroundings. This helps them hide from marine animals that want to eat them.

So, just who is it that wants to eat them? Crabs, stingrays, and tuna, among others.

They can pick up and hold on to things with their tails. They often curl their tails around corals and seagrasses and hang on so that they don't get swept away by the ocean currents. You see, although they are fish, they are not strong swimmers.

Seahorse Lamp - for Those with a Traditional Taste

Those with a traditional taste will no doubt like this Largo Table Lamp in Bronze and Clear Glass with Natural Linen Shade. For that feeling of balance so important in traditional rooms, a pair is in order, perhaps placing one at either end of your sofa.

Swimming Seahorse

Seahorse | Source

Sea Horse Lights - For Your Nautical Decor or Any Decor

Here are some lighting choices for various decorating styles. Nautical or coastal decor come to mind first, of course, but some of these lamps could work well in a lot of other kinds of indoor atmospheres.

Lite Source LS-22416 Seahorse Table Lamp, Multi-Orange, Multicolored
Lite Source LS-22416 Seahorse Table Lamp, Multi-Orange, Multicolored

This 25 inch high lamp features an artistic representation of an undrsea scene - a pair of sea horsers among coral.

There is a CFL bulb included with this lamp

White Embossed Glass Seahorse Lamp
White Embossed Glass Seahorse Lamp

This beautiful accent pieces is part statue, part light! It's a nice 22 and a half inches tall, and serves as a decorative piece until lit, when it becomes an accent light.


Video of Seahorses - Enjoy!

Seahorses like to 'anchor' themselves with their tails. Then, when they decide to move, it's just amazing to watch as they glide along, propelled by those seemingly tiny 'wings' on their backs. (Those wings are actually dorsal fins.)

By the way, the music chosen to accompany this short video is just perfect.

Fanciful and Colorful Accent Piece - Handpainted Glass and Sculpted Metal Seahorse Lamp

This seahorse lamp is a real beauty! On an entryway or hall table, it could be a real unexpected pleasure for what might otherwise be a plain area.

In just the right setting, it will be breathtaking.

Glass and Metal Seahorse 27.2" H Table Lamp
Glass and Metal Seahorse 27.2" H Table Lamp

This seahorse lamp is a real beauty!


Lamps by Independent Designers

Seahorse Designs Available at Zazzle

Find artist designed and inspired seahorse lamps at Zazzle.

Two styles are available:

A 20" high desk lamp (uses a 60w bulb)


A hanging pendant lamp (uses up to a 100w bulb).

Pretty Seahorse Table Lamp - Stained Glass and Metal Accent Lamp

Put a seahorse light on a side table, and you'll smile with delight each time you gaze on it!

This one's just made for a spot where you need a little bit of a warm touch

Set of Two Handcrafted Wall Lamps

I think I may have saved the best for last. This pair of hancrafted sea horse wall lamps are actually on my own personal wish list.

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      6 years ago

      How cool! I had no idea that seahorse lamps even existed! And the one on your lens are so beautiful!

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      6 years ago

      These would make for great gifts!

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      6 years ago

      Wonderful topic. I think sea horses are just about the most beautiful creature in the ocean.


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