Pendant lighting hook

I bought two pendant lights from Italy and they have a hook to secure them to the ceiling. The problem is that I have 'standard' ceiling roses with 2 screws 5cm apart and nothing to hook onto.
I have looked in B&Q but can't find anything to convert these two screwholes into anything to hang the hook onto. They do sell hooks that screw into one hole but this will be off-centre. Any idea what I can use?
BTW one of the conditions of the leasehold is that I can't drill into the ceiling because it might damage noise insulation so I am stuck with the standard 5cm screwholes.
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You can get small wooden plinths that are normally intended for neatening the ends of stair rails and brackets where they meet the wall.
They are about the right size to replace a ceiling rose and you could paint or stain one and attach a hook to the centre of it....
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make a wooden disc say 4-5 inches diameter, hollow out the back in the centre to fit over the rose and fix with hot melt glue or similar. Pass the lighting wire through a central hole and fit a hook slightly off centre for the fitting. I have a couple of these that have held lights up for 20 years.
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I'm pretty sure I've seen circular metal plates, with holes at 5cm, with a hook attached to the middle. You'd need a small hole for the cable if one wasn't provided.
Try a specialist lighting shop, or make your own.
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Actually, thinking about it, apart from the wooden plinth idea, you can get these metal hooks from garden centres for hanging plants and from craft shops for hanging macrame articles
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Sounds to me like a cover you can get for metal conduit for holding lamp fittings up on chains...
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....and probably is...! Might do the job though...
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Called Hook Plates - designed to fit a conduit box, and available from an electrical wholesaler. They're normally just galvanised so rather ugly, but I've seen them in polished brass too. Somewhere like Christopher Wray might stock the brass ones.
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Also available rather standardly in black from wholesalers.
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Would you be thinking of a dome hook then? Just go to an electrical wholesalers and ask there.
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A plate which stradles the holes with a hook (or more usually a loop) is quite a standard fitting. I would have thought any good lighting shop will have them, and I recall seeing them in IKEA for pennies. BTW, BESA box screw spacing is really 2".
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Doesn't stop them quoting the size in metric. ;-)
Really annoys me with electronics (non surface mount) which is in the main based on units of 1/10ths of an inch.
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