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Unusual Pendant Lights - Zakay Showcase

Sometimes you are looking for something more than can be found in a general lighting store. Something unusual, hand-made, bespoke - to suit your tastes and decor. You have come to the right place!  All our pendant lights are hand-made to order and completely customisable. We also have access to a large range of hand-blown and other glasses so we can create the perfect piece for you.  You are definitely not limited to the glasses you see on our website. Below are some custom made pendant lights that have been created in our Bangalow Studio.  If you would love unusual pendant light for your home, please get in touch.    The Hadar in a German hand-blown green glass   This is the...

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Zakay creations that are perfect as hallway pendant lights

Zakay pendant lights are lights that you experience, rather than own.  In a hall-way this is particularly true as the reflections bring your hall or entrance area to life. Hanging lights for hallways should be elegant, shimmery and bright and make a statement.  Please see below some images from our beloved clients homes who have achieved just this with a Zakay pendant light. If you would love a hand-made light for your home, you can see our pendant light collection here.     Scorpius in clear glass   Scorpius in dichroic clear glass - the dichroic glass gives out an array of colours.   The Zaniah in double bevelled clear glass as a lamp in custom made stainless steel stand     ...

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Things we love to do in the Byron Bay region

We are so lucky to live in such a beautiful part of the world. To have the opportunity to visit to explore pristine rain forest or scuba dive with manta rays, there’s always something incredible to do each day. Some weekends we just want to be pampered and others we seek adventure and it’s all at our finger tips! These are just a few of our favourite things to do: Have a stay-cation at Elements of Byron or Byron at Byron   Drink Cocktails at Raes on Wategos whilst watching the sun go down over Mount Chincoghan Spend the day at the spa at Gymea Eco Retreat and Spa with a massage, swim and lunch   Learn more about Sacred...

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Sacred Geometry - The Flower of Life

The flower of life has great spiritual meaning and is one of the most important symbols in sacred geometry. It clearly represents the belief that all our universe, world and life is part of a divine, geometric plan - it is a pure model of god's creation.  It starts with one circle and all the other 18 interconnected circles form around it. This first circle shows that all life, spirit and consciousness comes from one source. The next circles represent the cell division that occurs in all living things. In this particular geometric symbol, the cycle of the fruit tree is used to represent the natural cycle of all living things - cell division, buds, fruit, seeds, trees.  The flower of...

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What is the Golden Ratio?

What is the golden ratio? First off let’s look at the definition of the word ratio:  “the quantitative relation between two amounts showing the number of times one value contains or is contained within the other” The golden ratio is 1:1.618If you want to know the history of how it was found check out this article by Esther Inglis-Arkel. Next we need  to look at how the golden ratio is related to the Fibonacci sequence. The Fibonacci sequence is a range of numbers where each number is the sum of the 2 numbers preceding it: 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55 and so on. It is linked with the golden ratio because as you go along...

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