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Nautical
A design, style, or element of a fixture that refers to the sea, aquatic life, boating, etc. Common details include anchors, shells, waves, and dolphins.
Neoclassic
Refers to the second revival, the first being the Renaissance, of classical design in architecture and interior decoration in the mid to late 18th century lasting through 1830.
Niche
A recessed, coved space in the backplate of a sconce or an architectural element intended to hold a statue or ornament.
Nickel
A chemical element (symbol Ni). Nickel is a silvery-white metal with great hardness. It is commonly used as a coating for other metals on account of its high resistance to corrosion, its ability to take a bright mirror finish, and its hardness.
Nozzle
The flaring or tapering end of an arm that is directly under a bobeche.