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Chandeliers: Part 1

September 21, 2011 5:14 pm Published by The Revelry Team Leave your thoughts

A beautiful chandelier can be the design focal point of a beautiful room! We love chandeliers and will be doing a series of blog posts to show off our vast inventory here at Revelry. To set the mood, let’s start of with a history of chandeliers. The first candle chandeliers were introduced in medieval times. They were simple fixtures, made of wood on which candles balanced. (Fire hazard!). During the 15th century, other designs began to surface, including ring and crown designs, but these chandeliers were still only found in the homes of the nobility or upper class. The chandelier was a symbol of luxury and status. In the early 18th century, more ornate chandeliers were being designed with long,... Read More