Dating lava light


This advert describes the Astro lamp as: "The exotic new conversation piece styled to fit any mood any decor in the home and all discerning establishments" Perhaps the most distinctive light of the 1960s and the 1970s, the Astro lamp is an icon of its time and a great British invention.Defining its era with its free flow, Astro shattered people's conceptions of what a light could do or visually be perceived as, ambient and organic, the Astro presents visuals like no other lamp.This early Crestworth advert showcases where Astro and Astro Mini would be perfect and would fit into day to day life.The advert displays the lamps in various scenarios such as: in the home, in the bar, in the waiting room and in the restaurant or night-club.Crestworth's second design: Astro Mini took the magic of Astro and presented it in a sleeker version, and created a second classic.This early boxed Astro Mini shows the early packaging and an early edition with the open base design showing the visible wiring.



This website features an eclectic range of brochures, photos and rare images which tell the beautiful story of the Edward Craven Walker's British Invention of the lava lamp.Below one can see a very early Crestworth Astro, these design is a very early example of the Astro lamp developed by Crestworth Ltd and below one can see a digital scan of a refill form for Crestworth range.The form displays refill options for the Astro Lantern, Astro (both using the same Astro bottle), Astro Nordic and the sleek Astro Mini lava lamps with a small questionnaire regarding the use of the lava lamp.Crestworth's Cosmos lamp design is prominently displayed featuring both the Astro liquids and Crestworth's slow moving glitter formula known as Glitterlite.

Other products such as Astro Mini and Astro Lantern are displayed.

Over the years Astro was the pride of the lamp's inventor Edward Craven Walker.