Click Pin it to share this product on Pinterest! In the early 1900’s, schoolhouses, banks, and other public institutions began using fully enclosed pendants that not only gave off an abundance of light, but were also easy to clean and maintain. The authentic styling is reflected in the fluted or patterned white blown glass and matching hardware, exemplifying historic style that still looks chic today. Hardwired. When it comes to designing lighting, the need to gracefully combine form and function is obvious. These ceiling and wall fixtures, which incorporate classic shapes and sleek, modern materials, show how beautifully it can be done.