A long time ago large chandeliers were seen only in palaces or in the mansion properties of the exceptionally rich. The Vanderbilt’s were known to have one, and Elvis was also a fan. But not many regular people these days possess the size of residence as well as the size of budget for a chandelier which is many feet in height plus weighs hundreds of pounds. Nowadays, beautiful chandelier lamp shades provide us with a taste of what it would be like to own one of the enormous chandeliers we can simply look at in amazement.
In a tiny space you could have thought that getting any type of chandelier lighting would be unthinkable as it would be overpowering in your smaller space. However you can find chandelier type lampshades to fit the smaller sized room and also wall lamps with crystal droplets in the form of chandeliers can easily be bought. Smaller traditional cheap chandeliers with candlestick style lamps along with individual shades are ideal for many styles of lounge room in places you might ordinarily have regular pendant lamps, as long as the ceiling is not too low.
Obviously if you have a spacious dining table set in a lounge which has a high ceiling or a great staircase rising out of your hallway, maybe you have the room for a similarly grand hanging chandelier. You could potentially pick a large dozen branch traditional chandelier, a huge and magnificent crystal construction or have you thought to go for something quite elegant and unique like an art glass, Tiffany style or arts and crafts style black chandelier?
For a more simple look in preference to the intricate chandelier shades, try taking a look at the Quoizel lighting fixtures in their Contemporary or Americana collection. Their hanging pendant lights in a number of finishes such as aged copper or antique brass will beautifully complement the more traditional style room and decorations. Or possibly you would like a dragonfly garden pendant light from the European selection. If this is still too fancy for you then the classic lighting selection from the Duchess variety of Quoizel lights is a perfect mixture of elegance and style in surface finishes like Imperial Bronze or Antique Nickel.
All this brings us to the real problem with real antler chandeliers, besides the indisputable fact that nowadays, most people don't like these, is the cost. Antler chandeliers are not cheap chandeliers. They can be really expensive. However for anybody who wants the appearance, without worrying about cost and no hunting involved, you can find fantastic reproduction antler chandelier light fittings. These are also much lighter in weight than authentic antlers that have been known to take down ceilings since they are incredibly heavy. The imitation type of antler chandelier has got none of these complications and it is more desirable and more long-lasting compared to the natural kind.