Choosing the Right Chandelier for Your Home

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If you need to choose lighting for your dining room, chandeliers are an excellent solution. Not only are they stylish and sophisticated, they provide excellent lighting throughout the space. However, you must be careful that you match the chandelier to the room. A fixture that is too big can overwhelm your dining table. You should [...] Read more »

Three Steps to Identify an Antique Chandelier

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Antique chandelier imitations abound, so if you don’t want to get swindled by an unscrupulous salesperson, you should educate yourself first. Today’s imitation chandeliers are very convincing if you don’t know how to tell the difference between a genuine Tiffany and a Chinese knockoff. Even some antique shop owners have a hard time telling the [...] Read more »

Popular Chandelier Styles: a Comparison of Two Types

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When most people think of chandeliers, visions of low-hanging crystals curving over a massive dining room table come to mind. There are, however, several different types of chandeliers. Each type originated in a vastly different environment. Modern lighting versus antique chandeliers is a personal preference. If you are interested in learning more about the two [...] Read more »

How to Clean an Antique Chandelier

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Antique chandeliers are not supposed to be spotless, but it is possible to clean away years of dirt, dust and grime to make the crystals sparkle again. Chandeliers collect a lot of dust over time, so frequent cleanings is necessary. When you are cleaning an antique piece, never use abrasive or harsh chemicals on it. [...] Read more »

Six Tips for Buying a Chandelier

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Antique chandeliers can add class and polish to any room, but do you know how to find one that will suit your room perfectly? Chandeliers are generally a decoration, not a great source of lighting, so you should have other light sources or a natural light source in the room. Besides this little tip, read [...] Read more »

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