These standard sized ceramic Nightingale lamps are carried by
graduates in a beautiful nursing ceremony unique to nurses, nursing
assistants and other allied health professionals and other medical
Because it is a battery-powered flickering flame,
in most places it is the only lamp that is allowed by Fire Marshals in
public halls and auditoriums.
We stock plenty of these lamps and
sell them all though the year by the hundreds. But to be safe, please
order your graduation lamps about 3-4 weeks before your graduation (2
months is ideal) to avoid any shortage or last minute expensive air
shipments. We sell all available lamps on a first come, first serve basis.
But unlike most companies that sell these units, each lamp is
hand-checked and packed to insure the lamp will light properly for your
graduation. Some companies have a failure rate of over 10% which is unacceptable for this most important day!
If your class is interested in this lamp with a school emblem
and/or gold bands on the lamp please see our related lamps (Please note
that custom emblems or gold banding required a minimum of 12 lamps per
Makes a great gift from the family for the graduate.
These lamps are also known by several names including:
- Nurses Lamps
- Graduation Lamp
- Nursing Lamps
- Lamp of Knowledge
- Nightingale Lamps
Whatever your school calls them,
our graduation lamps will make a wonderful addition to your pinning
ceremony or reception for the graduates. It is a great keepsake for any
A Little Factoid:
The symbol of the Lamp of
Knowledge is part of where we get the phase "burning the midnight oil"
in reference to studying late. Something these nursing and medical
graduates know well.