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Striking Chandeliers to Light up Your Home

Sep 5, 2008
Today's home designs are more creative, more exquisite, and more elegant. Indeed, what else are you looking for if you are already living in the perfect residence you can call as your "dream house?"

There are hundreds, even thousands of houses that sparkle with beauty. Some have an eye-catching rounded staircases, others may have well-carved ceiling designs. There are some that have stylish living room sets and multihued carpets, while others may have wavy drapes hanging on huge windows.

But one of the things that makes a house more pleasing to the eye, as well as, sophisticated, is the chandelier that hangs at the middle of the well-carved ceiling.

Chandeliers are ceiling-mounted light fixture that has multiple branches that bears light on each of it. It is usually made of brass steal, or other metals, with pieces of crystals, or even diamonds dangling around it, which gives more illumination by refracting the light at the center bulb.

It is very popular even in the olden days. In fact, in the past, most of them are made up of just a simple wood attached on each other to form a cross, and candles are placed on the endpoints of the figure, and it was hang at the middle of the house.

These are also common in castles, especially during the eras of England's most powerful kings and queens. It is being suspended at the dining hall, in the reception hall, or even in the living quarters of these royalties.

At present, most of the chandeliers of the past are still alive, but instead of gaining a low value due to old age, these things are being sold or auctioned at a very high price, due to its "royalty" value.

The purpose of these light fixtures is that it can add to the design of your living room, or dining room. There are chandeliers that are created specifically on a particular area, and with beautiful designs, such as flowers, angels, and butterflies.

Another purpose is, it can set a both a lively and a romantic mood inside the house. That is, the amount of light it generates, plus the colorful refracted lights on its crystals, can set the ideal mood for a romantic evening for lovers, and a sparkling and vivacious moment for the whole family.

Chandeliers add life to your house. Whether you have a mansion or just an ordinary house structure, you can avail of the perfect piece that will suit your home theme. The designs of these home accessories range from the simplest, to the most complicated and modish one. In fact, there are chandeliers that are bordered by colorful precious stones and Swarovski crystals that can create rainbow light shows when lit.

But one of the important thing you should remember, the more intricate the designs, and more valuable the materials were used, the more expensive the chandelier is. So if you don't want to over stretch your budget, you can settle for pieces that have simple glass or crystal prisms, but can make your house spot very attractive as well. There are a variety of designs and colors you can choose from, but it is all up to you which one you would like to fit the general theme of your house spot.

So what are you waiting for? You should better decide to grab one now, and let these striking chandeliers light up your home.
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