I really like this idea for an office or a library. Convert an old globe into a pendant light! Seems easy enough. Buy a lamp kit at your local hardware store, take apart a globe and drill a larger hole for the light. Put remainder of light together.
Pair of Colorless Free-blown Globe Lamps with Pressed Glass Lion Head and Basket of Flowers Bases
Vintage fabulous rare large glass orange globe lamp from the Orange cased glass, white interior. The bulb holder (top of the lamp shade) is chrome steel and acrylic. Perfect condition, no chips or cracks.