HNW - magnifying lamps

Erica Dibietz orcinus at
Thu Sep 24 09:57:21 PDT 1998

JoAnne Borona wrote:
> Erica,
> I recently ordered a really nice one from Damark.  If fact, I got one for
> my Mom as well.  The magnifying glass is about six inches in diameter and
> surrounded by a fluorescent light.  (I know--the light can effect colors,
> but I'm more interested in being able to SEE those little needlepoint and
> cross stitches.  By the time I get around to stitching the colors have been
> chosen already.)  It was about forty dollars, and clamps onto a table-like
> a drafting light.  The only thing is that it really is heavy, so you need
> to secure it to something that's equally heavy.  I had planned on putting
> it on the 'cat condo' (you know, one of those carpet covered cat complexes,
> since it is in back of my chair and to the side, and I thought that it
> would be out of the way--but no dice.  Too heavy!  So you need to pick your
> spot for it.  And in the beginning, it didn't want to stay where you
> adjusted it to--but a piece of string fixed that, and now it is being more
> co-operative.  I no longer have the catalog, but will poke around my desk
> later today for the invoice.  You might just try calling Damark, and ask
> them to do a search for it.  I have done this with other companies.
> Hopefully, I'll find something with a number on it for you later.
> JoAnne
Thank you JoAnne- I'll give them a call.
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