Here is a beautiful inexpensive DIY to refurbish a brass lamp.
Hope this helps! Lauren - The Little Lake Cottage
Thank you. Very helpful.
Here's a collection of lamp upcycles. Maybe one of them will work for you.
I spray painted old brass lamps blue!
My favorite is making them into jewelry holders!!
I've chalk painted my old brass lamps, it works great! https://www.justalittlecreativity.com/2014/01/simplest-lamp-makeover-ever-using-chalk.html