The term chandelier derives from an oldtime French word for candlestick. Modern chandeliers are decorative light products often featuring large numbers of crystal drops that twinkle from the light. Today in modern homes, chandeliers play a major role in enhancing the decor of the room. These lights are fixed on the ceiling of the living room or dining room, usually at the center and it becomes the center of attraction of the room. There are many styles and sizes to choose from, from crystal chandeliers to murano glass chandeliers, the swarovsky chandeliers to Tifanny styles anique pieces or rustic style chandeliers. There is a style to choose from that goes with all types of room decor. Choose the number of lights that you need so that you can light up either a grand dining room or a modest one.
While 10-15 years ago, manufacturers were mainly involved in manufacturing chandeliers in polished brass, today polished brass is just a tiny part. Today metals range from dark bronze to stainless steel to wrought iron are all used. Any of a family of alloy steels usually containing 10–30% chromium. The presence of chromium, together with low carbon content, gives remarkable resistance to corrosion and heat. The wrought iron chandeliers and other metal chandeliers with varied finishes like brass, copper, silver, black, antique finishes have also become very popular.
Chandeliers don’t have to cost hundreds of dollars to get the look of style and quality. Nowadays these are available at reasonable rates and small sizes as well to fit into small rooms. In sprawling houses, chandeliers keeps a glowing ambience around. With time, these the decorative light fixtures have evolved in their designs and have been given better shape and feel. While previously chandeliers were heavy and large in size, used mostly in palaces and villas, in recent times, these are also available in sleek designs and look good in small rooms too.
A chandelier is not just a lighting fixture, it’s considered a piece of art and decor. It’s something that defines a space in a way that is kind of unique.
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