Crystal Chandeliers

Where would we be without lighting? It is one of life’s great necessities, but it wasn’t always this way and used to be quite a luxury. It all started some 400,000 years BC when humans first discovered we could light fires. However it happened, whether by accident or clever observation, most human development has stemmed from that discovery. It’s quite a journey from the first flames man ever made to the stunning crystal chandelier designs we see today. Man’s first lighting...

Nothing says luxury like antique crystal chandeliers and there are many stunning examples gracing the ceilings of important buildings around the globe. The scale of some of the most impressive chandeliers is awe-inspiring, and whilst they would never fit into our humble abodes, replicas and bespoke designs are hugely popular in contemporary interior design. Here we look at some of the most creative, opulent and grandest chandeliers on view today across the world: The Chandelier Bar, Las Vegas With a name like...

There are few things in interior design that demonstrate glamour and elegance better than a dramatic chandelier. Antique chandeliers, in particular, can take the breath away from anyone witnessing their dazzling beauty. The craftmanship is of such a high standard that each one is a unique work of art. The 'day job' of a crystal chandelier is to light up a room, but beyond straightforward illumination, a beautiful, antique chandelier will shower the room with romance and an air of classical...