There are many house hold commodities available which have dual purpose of functioning as an important piece of furniture or décor and providing the vital finishing touch required in the room that they are installed. There are many products which when installed in the right manner serve this dual function and helps the person create a grand impression on his guests. One such house hold commodity is shabby chic chandelier.
What are shabby chic chandeliers?
A chandelier is a decorative ceiling mounted light fixture. Chandeliers are often ornate and normally use lamps. Crystal chandeliers have more or less complex arrays of crystal prisms to illuminate a room with refracted light. They are most commonly located in hallways, living rooms and recently they have also been used in bathrooms. The word chandelier was first used in 1736, it comes from the Latin word candelabrum.
History of shabby chic chandeliers and there various designs
Chandeliers were previously used by the rich and the wealthy in medieval times. And at that time they were mostly based on rings or crowns type of designs. They were soon popularised and became an important and vital piece of décor in palaces and were seen as a sign of nobility. In the later centuries, the ornate cast ornulu forms with long and curved arms were the common form of chandeliers available. But they still were used mostly by the royal families or the wealthiest people of the town. Soon came the time when glass made shabby chic chandeliers were produced. New types of designs and various types of shapes for shabby chic chandeliers were made and the bulk of their production made the price of the chandeliers go down. And if we fast forward to the past few decades, the chandeliers have been used extensively by many people do not only provide the perfect finishing touch to the rooms they were installed but also for maintaining the finest décor.
Benefits of shabby chic chandeliers
The first and the most basic advantage of using chandeliers in your house is that they add a certain “ambient light” that illuminated the room. Also, decoratively, a chandelier adds an interesting design element to the ceiling drawing the eye up to take in the entire room.
So with the wide variety of chandeliers available today, choose the design and shape that suits you the most and get started in making the grand impression.