When and How to Use a Slumped Glass Chandelier
Lighting can make or break your design. It can magnify your space or do the opposite. It can brighten the place up or make it dimmer. It all depends on the colour of the light, the design and even the type of lighting you use.
Chandeliers Made of Glass
A slumped glass chandelier can give focus and light up an area that you want to be highlighted. The focus and attention is easily drawn by a glass chandelier because it can add sparkle and glamour. It is an opulent piece that can come in many different shapes and sizes. There are grand ones used for great halls and small ones for rooms and as accents. You can also adjust the shades to suit your taste. There are basically two types of chandeliers based on what it is made of. One type is the crystal and the other is glass. Because of the development of glassmaking in the 18th century, it has resulted in the production of lead crystals. These are cheaper and lighter but also with great light scattering ability.
Where can You Slumped Glass Chandeliers?
A slumped glass chandelier can be used in the dining room, in bedrooms, foyers, over a grand piano, living rooms, and other rooms that need lighting. You can often see chandeliers in rooms that are used to receive guests as this makes a great first impression if it is used properly. It can be overwhelming if you choose bulky designs so be sure to choose the elegant ones and try to see whether the size does not make the room look stuffy.
How can You Use a Chandelier?
You can use a slumped glass chandelier to manipulate the mood of a place or conform to a theme. A big no-no would be using a chandelier in places that are made mostly of logs. Chandeliers would look out of place in that setting. A good place to use a chandelier would be high ceilinged rooms. This can magnify the space and light it properly with the glass’s refractory properties. You should also consider the type of light you will use in your chandelier. You can choose dim colours if you want the space to look intimate and bright colours of you want it to be bright or if you are planning to use it as a function hall. The shape and the materials used for the stem are also important. Gold can be more luxurious but silver can be brighter and can be used in modern settings. Gold is more neutral and also can be quite a statement piece in itself.