What are the old Christmas lights called?
Subsequently, one may also ask, what are Christmas lights called?
Christmas lights (also called twinkle lights, holiday lights, mini lights or fairy lights), that are strands of electric lights used to decorate homes, public/commercial buildings and Christmas trees during the Christmas season are amongst the most recognized form of Christmas lighting.
Furthermore, what were Christmas lights originally used for? Before electric Christmas lights, families would use candles to light up their Christmas trees. This practice was often dangerous and led to many home fires. Edward H. Johnson put the very first string of electric Christmas tree lights together in 1882.
Subsequently, one may also ask, what are the different types of Christmas lights?
Types of Christmas Lights
- Mini String Lights. These lights have smaller bulbs and have remained popular for the past few decades.
- Wide-Angle LED Mini Lights.
- Large Bulb Lights.
- Battery-Operated Lights.
- Animated and Color-Changing Lights.
- Net Lights.
- Icicle Lights.
- LED Rope Lights.
What is the difference between c7 and c9 lights?
C7 and C9 are terms that refer to the socket size on a cord. The sockets on a C7 cord are slightly smaller than on a C9 cord. Each type of cord uses a different base size of light bulb, the C7 cord fits a candelabra base bulb and the C9 cord fits an intermediate base bulb.