The metal spring is an essential component of a lava lamp bottle. However it should be sitting at the bottom of the bottle. Run the lamp for several hours and hopefully the spring will settle in its right place.
I thought I would share the spring type I used and some photos in case anyone out there wants to give it a go. Well worth it. My lamp actually .
I have some spares, but I'm in the US. As far as I know, the only way to get them is to make them or snag one from another lamp. If you search .
Well there is a metal springy at the bottom of your lava lamp, It helps heat the lava (wax) in the bottle.
The blobs that give the LavaÂ® lamp its iconic look are made of wax that's melted by the light bulb in the base of the lamp. As the wax heats up, it becomes lighter than the water it's suspended in, making it float to the top of the globe.
So you've gone and done it; you've shaken your lava lamp, and what you've. You should have two big chunks of lava- one big one with a coiled metal spring in .