Large Chandeliers

If you love history, grandeur and beauty, then you should visit one of the world’s grandest mosques in Oman. The Sultan Qaboos Mosque takes over the skyline of Muscat and the inside holds some wonderful sights too. For chandelier lovers everywhere, inside this mosque you’ll find what was once the world’s largest chandelier before others came to measure it and build bigger ones for new mosques. What was once the Guinness Book of Records biggest chandelier weighs in at an...

When you’re planning to decorate your home, you will probably consider elements such as colour and texture, space and function but will you consider shape? Shapes are a big part of interior design but how often do we consider the shape of objects that we like? Shapes in furniture and decoration have changed greatly over hundreds of years, not just in the way we furnish our homes but also in architecture. The chosen shape of buildings and furniture is indicative...

Appearing to cascade through the air, the mesmerising Amiraglio Aqua Droplets Ovale chandelier is the epitome of craftsmanship and art in glass. Yet behind the seemingly effortless flow of this outstanding statement piece lies some clever engineering and design to overcome the challenges of creating such a large chandelier. From candles to LEDs Throughout, history, the chandelier has been associated with elegance, luxury and opulence. The word chandelier means ‘candle holder’ and the earliest exemplars were to be found illuminating the interiors...