Vintage chandeliers are becoming a popular way to decorate a room or two in your house. Many of these exquisite décor pieces were once used by royalty and many other famous people; now you can have this piece of history hanging from your ceiling. There are several different types and styles of vintage chandeliers for you to choose from. The styles including candle, crystal, wrought iron, brass and antler chandeliers. Usually the vintage chandeliers are intricate carvings that are either dull or have become dull over time.
One of the more popular styles of chandeliers is the crystal chandelier. These gorgeous decorations are sure to add a lot of elegance to any room you hang them in. In general, all vintage chandeliers increase the mood of a home and add a since of sophistication and elegance. Better yet, there is a style of vintage chandelier for almost any personality and décor taste. Start creating the perfect atmosphere and mood in your home, including romantic, calm, elegance and warmth.
When searching for your own vintage chandelier, it is a good idea to learn about the history and time period of the light. This way when people ask you about your vintage chandelier, you can tell them about its history. For example, there are both Victorian and French antique chandeliers. Each of these has its own unique history and story behind it. To fully enjoy your chandelier, it is good to know something about it. Typically the seller will know something about the vintage chandeliers history, but you can also read about it in a book or on the internet.
Some vintage chandeliers can become very expensive because of the time frame they were first made. Here are some things to keep in mind when shopping around for your vintage chandelier so that you can make sure your purchase will create the mood you are looking for and that the money you may spend will be well worth it:
Think about which room you will hang the chandelier in. Will this chandelier improve the design and style of your room? For instance, a crystal chandelier adds elegance to a formal dinning room, but for most of us it will not look good hanging over our bed. Next, make sure the chandelier will fit well in the room you are going to hang it in? You donít want the chandelier to hang so low that someone will hit their head and you also donít want the chandelier to take up the entire ceiling.