Friday, November 6, 2009
Chandeliers can help bring a rustic and regal feel to any home and are easily installed. Most vendors will offer to install the fixture for you either for free or for a minimal charge and should be seriously considered for use by people that have no to little experience in electricity. Perfect for adding a bit of class to your dinning room table or brightening up your bedroom, most people can find a different look for every room of their house that can be installed with either a dimmer switch or a light switch for ease of use.
Another way to add a different look is to get a chandelier that allows for lampshades over the bulbs so you can change the appearance just by changing the shade. Another great way to decorate your chandelier is to add personal touches such as adding small accents or hanging jewels or crystals that match the rest of your decor for a one of a kind look that says something about you. Using cut-outs of your favourite things, such as animals, castles, or anything else you can think of will help make your chandelier all the more personal.
On the edge, or sometimes even along the entire length, of each arm there is a bulb to brighten the room. Some chandeliers even include electric "candles" to bring back the feel of the days of castles and Knights. Depending on the base for the bulbs, they can be interchangeable for different shapes and sizes, as well as different strengths of bulbs so you can vary the appearance of your room with a simple twist. By getting a bulb in a lower watt, you can create a perfect atmosphere for a romantic dinner.
Most vendors of chandeliers carry different finishes in each style which can include brass, bronze, silver, and chrome plating so that you can match it with your other accents. Each chandelier is built with arms that extend from the base in several different designs. Some have carvings along each of the arms while others are decorated with hanging crystals or gems to draw your eye to the centre of the room.
Most people that use metal chandeliers do so for a decorative way to light a room. Since the olden days when chandeliers were used to stick in candles , and provide light for exquisite banquets chandeliers have come a lone, long way !. Many upgrades have been made since the back dated chandeliers of the yester years. Today’s modern chandeliers include the use of light bulbs instead of candles for safety while giving your room the classic romantic look of days gone by. As a subtle addition to any room, they can give your home a regal feeling without being overly dramatic. With several different styles and designs to choose from, you can find the perfect fit for every room of your house.