Chandeliers

Written by Dina Kayed
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If you want to add a touch of magic to your home, you can't do better than adding the shining brilliance of chandeliers. Chandeliers are a great European tradition and handmade examples are exemplary of ancient glass-making techniques that have been preserved for centuries. Each piece is a work of art that testifies to the collective experience of generations of craftsmen.

Choosing a Chandelier

There are many different kinds of chandeliers available. They can be classified according to size, origin, material, and age. The size of the room usually dictates the size of chandelier to be chosen. Huge chandeliers are mysterious and beautiful, with each piece of glass reflecting light and splitting it into the colors of the rainbow. Small or mini chandeliers appear delicate and are better choices for small spaces that require a touch of elegance.

Crystal chandeliers, which are the unquestionably the most magnificent, add splendor to any space. They are also a great deal more expensive than other types. Glass chandeliers, although a little less expensive, are still very beautiful due to the ample reflective qualities of glass. Chandeliers can be hand carved from the finest wood by artists, and bronze and iron examples are truly timeless and enduring.

No matter whether they are contemporary, rustic or fine antiques, each one is a truly a wonder and can bring a great deal of pleasure to the eye. Chandeliers come in a variety of styles, so even people who are looking for a simple and elegant fixture can likely find a chandelier that suits the room. Finding a retailer with a large selection is crucial to finding the right fixture.


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