A Crystal Chandelier will Add Sparkle and Luxury to Your Home
Timeless and sparkling -- a crystal chandelier traces history back
to its mid 17th century roots when only royalty and nobility could
afford such luxurious lighting. Decoration and elegance followed
the shimmering fixture into the Baroque and neo-classical era. Today,
it continued to redefine itself with current fashions, trends and
Hanging a crystal accented chandelier in just about any room of
your home will add ornamentation and elegance. As with all home
lighting you want to choose just the right fixture for your space.
Here is our recommendation:
Opt for small crystal chandeliers or "mini" light fixtures
for tiny powder room. Choose petite chandeliers in widths less then
12." These fixtures will create stylish intimacy to small rooms
- even alcoves and corner spaces. General prices range from $100
As for home décor, it's all about matching the right style
chandelier to your decorating style. However, American lighting
and style is very eclectic and matching appropriately styled lighting
to the period of the room is a personal choice.
Select a glass accented light fixture from Kathy
Ireland lighting consisting of French country chandeliers with
crystal accents. Also, take a look at James Moder and Schonbek from
the merchants above.
Choose from the finest chandeliers on the market: a Schonbek chandelier
made from Swarovski crystal. These sparkling fixtures will create
a focal point evoking a magical intimacy and romantic feel.
Other popular crystal styles:
Contemporary lighting - Look for clean and simple design.
- Select from Baroque or Neo-Classical for exquisite lighting.
Or, look for chandeliers with colored crystals like smokey quartz,
and amethyst. These offer an antique feel.
Rock Crystal chandelier - You can easily find faux rock
crystal chandeliers. However, authentic ones aren't used as much
since crystal glass manufacturing methods were invented. Typically
used in custom designs and specialty lighting fixtures.