A chandelier is an ornate light fixture designed to be mounted on ceilings or walls. An evolution from the candelabra (candles as a source of light), chandeliers were invented and designed during the medieval era with multiple lamps that hung in branched frames and were used primarily by the wealthy to light large spaces. Toward the end of the 20th century, chandeliers did not light up, and they functioned more as a decorative focal point.

Incandescent light bulbs have been traditionally used in electric chandeliers, but more modern designs have begun to use fluorescent lamps and LEDs. Due to their traditionally large size, chandeliers are best suited for installation in larger spaces such as hallways, living rooms, dining rooms, and lounges; however, miniature chandeliers, that are smaller in size, allow for the installation in smaller spaces, such as bedrooms.

How low should a chandelier hang?

A general rule of thumb is that a chandelier should not hang any lower than 30 to 36 inches (76-91 cm) above a table. A range of 30 to 34 inches (76-86 cm) of height over a table is typical for an 8 foot (2.44 m) ceiling. Increase the space between the chandelier and the table 3 inches (7.6 cm) if the ceiling height is taller.

How do you hang a chandelier?

Before hanging a chandelier, make sure the power is turned off. The next steps are to secure the electrical box and assemble the chandelier. Do not forget to determine the chain length in relation to the ceiling height and distance the chandelier will hover above the table. The method of attaching the chandelier to the electrical box is dependent on the manufacturer’s instructions. Connect the wires, twist, and tuck them into the electrical box. The last step should be to add bulbs to the chandelier.

How do you clean a chandelier?

Cleaning a chandelier requires a step ladder and soft cloths. It is recommended to place a pad underneath the chandelier in case anything falls or drops. Remember to have the light switch turned off and work slowly and safely. It is also highly recommended to rotate oneself around the chandelier when cleaning rather than spinning the chandelier itself as this may lead to it loosening. A cleaning solution should be sprayed on the chandelier and wiped off with the soft cloth.

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Modo Chandelier, 3 Sided, 10 Globes

The Modo Chandelier, 3 Sided, 10 Globes, is composed of machined aluminum and glass. The chandelier is designed by Jason Miller with three sides and ten globes lights giving it a spoke-and-hub structure that can be configured and used in several ways and settings.

The Modo Chandelier, 3 Sided, 10 Globes has a height of 19” (48.3 cm), width of 42” (106.7 cm), depth of 37” (94 cm), and maximum stem height of 36” (91.4 cm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the Modo Chandelier (3 Sided, 10 Globes) labeled with height, width, depth, and drop depth
The Modo Chandelier, 3 Sided, 10 Globes, is composed of machined aluminum and glass. The chandelier is designed by Jason Miller with three sides and ten globes lights giving it a spoke-and-hub structure that can be configured and used in several ways and settings.

The Modo Chandelier, 3 Sided, 10 Globes has a height of 19” (48.3 cm), width of 42” (106.7 cm), depth of 37” (94 cm), and maximum stem height of 36” (91.4 cm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the Modo Chandelier (3 Sided, 10 Globes) labeled with height, width, depth, and drop depth
Modo Chandelier, 3 Sided, 10 Globes
Height:
19” | 48.3 cm
Width:
42” | 106.7 cm
Length:
Depth:
37” | 94 cm
Weight:
15 lb | 6.8 kg
Area:

Stem Height (Max): 36” | 91.4 cm

Materials
Aluminum tubing; smoked glass or cream glass globes
Designer
Jason Miller

Drawings include:
Modo Chandelier, 3 Sided, 10 Globes side elevation, plan

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IKEA Äppelviken Chandelier

The IKEA Äppelviken Chandelier is designed by Stina Lanneskog and made of steel and powder coating. The chandelier can provide either tealights or electric lights over your dining table or house and spots four candle holders for tealights and candles.

The IKEA Äppelviken Chandelier has a height of 14.625” (37.1 cm) and diameter of 14” (35.6 cm).

Dimensioned elevation and plan drawings of the IKEA Äppelviken Chandelier with height and diameter measurements
The IKEA Äppelviken Chandelier is designed by Stina Lanneskog and made of steel and powder coating. The chandelier can provide either tealights or electric lights over your dining table or house and spots four candle holders for tealights and candles.

The IKEA Äppelviken Chandelier has a height of 14.625” (37.1 cm) and diameter of 14” (35.6 cm).

Dimensioned elevation and plan drawings of the IKEA Äppelviken Chandelier with height and diameter measurements
IKEA Äppelviken Chandelier
Height:
14.625” | 37.1 cm
Width:
14” | 35.6 cm
Length:
Depth:
14” | 35.6 cm
Weight:
2 lb | .9 kg
Area:
Materials
Powder coated steel ceiling cup; galvanizes steel chain
Designer
Stina Lanneskog (IKEA)

Drawings include:
IKEA Äppelviken Chandelier side elevation, plan

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Cielo 13 Chandelier

The Cielo 13 Chandelier represents a series of 13 pendants with a glare-free and a simple structure. This large grouping provides a bolder display that can integrate into any environment and style and uses flat panel LED technology to provide a warm and balanced illumination in a commercial, residential, or hospitality setting.

The Cielo 13 Chandelier has a height of 62.625” (149.1 cm), diameter of 27” (68.6 cm), and maximum drop height of 131” (332.7 cm).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the Cielo 13 Chandelier with height, diameter, and drop dimensions
The Cielo 13 Chandelier represents a series of 13 pendants with a glare-free and a simple structure. This large grouping provides a bolder display that can integrate into any environment and style and uses flat panel LED technology to provide a warm and balanced illumination many settings.

The Cielo 13 Chandelier has a height of 62.625” (149.1 cm), diameter of 27” (68.6 cm), and maximum drop height of 131” (332.7 cm).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the Cielo 13 Chandelier with height, diameter, and drop dimensions
Cielo 13 Chandelier
Height:
62.625” | 149.1 cm
Width:
27” | 68.6 cm
Length:
Depth:
27” | 68.6 cm
Weight:
21.7 lb | 9.8 kg
Area:

Drop Height (Max): 131” | 332.7 cm

Materials
Aluminum body; fabric cord; powder coated canopy; polycarbonate lens assembly
Designer
Pablo Pardo

Drawings include:
Cielo 13 Chandelier side elevation, plan

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Sola 36 Chandelier

The Sola 36 Chandelier is a design of Jeremy Pyles sporting a circular figure and five hand-blown glass globes that creates a modern feel. The product is made in the United States, uses Edison light bulbs, and each chandelier made is uniquely different.

The Sola 36 Chandelier has a height of 36.375” (92.4 cm) and diameter of 36” (91.4 cm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the Sola 36 Chandelier labeled with height and diameter in plan and elevation
The Sola 36 Chandelier is a design of Jeremy Pyles sporting a circular figure and five hand-blown glass globes that creates a modern feel. The product is made in the United States, uses Edison light bulbs, and each chandelier made is uniquely different.

The Sola 36 Chandelier has a height of 36.375” (92.4 cm) and diameter of 36” (91.4 cm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the Sola 36 Chandelier labeled with height and diameter in plan and elevation
Sola 36 Chandelier
Height:
36.375” | 92.4 cm
Width:
36” | 91.4 cm
Length:
Depth:
36” | 91.4 cm
Weight:
35 lb | 15.9 kg
Area:
Materials
Glass globes; aluminum canopy
Designer
Jeremy Pyles

Drawings include:
Sola 36 Chandelier side elevation, plan

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Cielo 3 Chandelier

The Cielo 3 Chandelier is a series of 3 hard-wired pendants made of Aluminum/Polycarbonate/ABS. It uses the flat panel technology that is dimmable, energy-efficient, and ideal for indoor lighting for any residential or hospitality settings.

The Cielo 3 Chandelier has a height of 16.25” (41.3 cm), diameter of 18.5” (47 cm), and maximum drop height of 131” (332.7 cm).

Dimensioned elevation and plan drawings of the Cielo 3 Chandelier with height, diameter and drop measurements
The Cielo 3 Chandelier is a series of 3 hard-wired pendants made of Aluminum/Polycarbonate/ABS. It uses the flat panel technology that is dimmable, energy-efficient, and ideal for indoor lighting for any residential or hospitality settings.

The Cielo 3 Chandelier has a height of 16.25” (41.3 cm), diameter of 18.5” (47 cm), and maximum drop height of 131” (332.7 cm).

Dimensioned elevation and plan drawings of the Cielo 3 Chandelier with height, diameter and drop measurements
Cielo 3 Chandelier
Height:
16.25” | 41.3 cm
Width:
18.5” | 47 cm
Length:
Depth:
18.5” | 47 cm
Weight:
12 lb | 5.4 kg
Area:

Drop Height (Max): 131” | 332.7 cm

Materials
Aluminum body; fabric cord; powder coated canopy; polycarbonate lens assembly
Designer
Pablo Pardo

Drawings include:
Cielo 3 Chandelier side elevation, plan

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