Enhancing a Room with a Vintage Chandelier

Enhancing a Room with a Vintage Chandelier

For people who are looking to create a beautiful and refined indoor area, there is nothing more effective than a chandelier.

The chandelier has long been associated with the ideals of wealth and luxury and it continues to hold an image of luxury and sophistication. Chandeliers are used by people everywhere to add class and beauty to interior environments. The geometric and ordered form of chandeliers and their long rich history in elegant lighting has given them an almost archetypal reputation that they continue to hold to this day.

Chandelier

Defined as a decorative and multi-branched lighting fixture that is suspended from the ceiling, chandeliers have complex arrays of crystal prisms to illuminate a room with refracted light. They are often located in hallways, receptions, living rooms and recently in bathrooms and bedrooms. While initially very simple and consisted of nothing more than simple wooden cross structures, they quickly grew in complexity and sophistication. Invented in the 18th century, ever more ornate designs were constructed in the 19th century. Over the years, many designers have experimented with new materials and chandelier forms, although the traditional structure has, in our opinion, never been bettered and still manages to endure.

There are a number of options for interior designers and homeowners in the 21st century who are looking for ways to add sophistication and beauty to an interior space. However, nothing can compare with chandeliers, which are still a potent symbol of wealth and taste. While most chandeliers are large and need to be installed in large rooms with high ceilings, there are a number of smaller designs that are more appropriate for smaller modern spaces. If you are looking for the ultimate way to add a big splash of luxury and finery to an interior space, chandeliers are the ultimate indulgence.

Vintage French Chandelier
Chandelier in a French Dressing Room in a penthouse in Monaco
Chandelier in a French Dressing Room in a penthouse in Monaco