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Chandeliers with candles: sophisticated classics after centuries (28 photos)

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Technical progress does not stand still. Its fruits sometimes radically change our lives. But there are things that we are happy to use in modern conditions. For example, antique chests that can be styled as any interior, or a chandelier with candles, which is still at the peak of popularity.


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A hanging chandelier with candles is always associated with the chic medieval halls where balls and important meetings were held. Now these lamps are successfully used in small apartments of modern people.


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In the manufacture of modern chandeliers with candles using the usual sources of light, although this does not spoil their appearance. Their “primeval” beauty still makes us remember pictures from books depicting dancing women in lush dresses and men in wigs and dress coats.

Manufacturers of lighting devices have long understood that such chandeliers remain popular because of their originality and antiquity, and are trying to bring them as close as possible to their original appearance. To achieve this effect, different sources of light are used.


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Lamps

For large chandeliers that imitate an antique candelabrum, light bulbs resembling the light of a candle should be used.

Minion light bulbs or twisted candles have a small oblong flask, due to which they create the illusion of a tongue of flame fluttering in the wind. They have an E14 base and are only suitable for chandeliers in which the appropriate cartridges are installed.

Light bulbs are divided into transparent and matte. In the first case, you get the effect of a sparkling candle light, in the second - a warm, cozy light. Some manufacturers apply gold or silver plating on glass.


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Candles

Currently, there are still forged chandeliers that use real paraffin or wax candles. They are called pendant candelabra. If you have already purchased one of these masterpieces, use stearic candles. From them there is no soot, they do not melt even with a long burning. To preserve the classic look, it is better to buy candles of the traditional form in the form of a column, but you can experiment with plenty with flowers. Do not forget to buy a special cap with a long handle, with which you can extinguish the wick, without getting up from the sofa.


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Selection Criteria

Chandelier should be part of the interior, its continuation and harmonious addition. Visitors will not even notice a nondescript lamp, but a hanging chandelier made of crystal with candles will be the subject of exclamations, surprise and long conversations.

Do not think that these lamps are suitable only for expensive interiors. Even for a minimalist style, you can find a good option. Look for strict cascading shapes made of white metal or crystal. Such products look impressive even in the interior in the style of hi-tech.


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If you still want something more magnificent, for example, a hanging chandelier with bronze legs, you should look after a few more consonant items with it. It can be pompous paintings, crystal vases or figurines.


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Large gothic wrought-iron chandeliers with large circles and chains create a special chic. They seem to be imbued with the spirit of the Middle Ages and fill the interior of a modern apartment with the appropriate mood.


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For the style of pop art, you can also find a suitable option by reading the latest collections of contemporary designers. They create chandeliers with candles, adapted to modern interiors.


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Pendant lights with candles can not be attributed to the category "relic of the past." Until now, they are used to decorate the house and to perform the most important function of chandeliers - room lighting. To date, there are a huge number of options for different interiors and with different light sources, which allows the chandeliers with candles to remain relevant and in demand to this day.

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