Vintage chandeliers - finding something special!
Vintage chandeliers - Looking for a vintage chandelier in
the thicket of over priced antiques gets you thinking about what
a vintage pendant really is. Does a chandelier that someone's grandmother
stuffed into a trunk in the attic unscathed for 30 years relegate
the fixture to valuable antique status. Or is it an antique chandelier
like a true signed Robert Louis Comfort Tiffany chandelier that
gains true vintage notoriety.
Looking for antique lighting
Well all things relative, know what vintage pendant you're buying
and how much it's worth before spending a petty fortune. That said
there are many great vintage/antique chandeliers around. You can
find vintage electric chandeliers pretty much as far back as the
early 1900; much older though, you'd be hard pressed to find electric
Find reproduction chandeliers: modern day vintage
Alas! Now you can bring back the good old days with an antique
reproduction light fixture that includes new parts and everything.
You can find Tiffany, Georgian Edwardian, Victorian 1950's fixtures
and much more at a well stocked local lighting store, or online.
A lot of major brands include traditional and vintage style chandeliers
in their collections.
For vintage mission/ craftsman and art deco inspired tiffany stained
glass lighting take a look at Meyda Tiffany. This lighting manufacturer
makes very impressive reproduction Tiffany style lamps and lighting.
Arroyo Craftsman and Kichler also make great vintage Tiffany chandeliers.
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