As you all know I LOVE chandeliers and apparently vintage chandeliers are becoming tricky to find. This may be due in part to Dick and Angel as well as the Escape to the Chateau DIYers who are snapping up the bargains at the local brocante.
Did you know that not all chandeliers are created equal – some vintage chandeliers have coloured crystals and are absolutely amazing. I found such a selection on Pinterest take a look at these amazing creations! They even have them for sale on amazon, look at this one!
If you are lucky enough to find a chandelier at your local brocante or local antique shop it may require a repair. There’s a company which specializes in restoration work called Kings Chandeliers, their website also has some informative how to videos and they also stock spare parts. YouTube also has some great videos and tips on how to clean and maintain your chandelier.
Chandeliers are not just for lucky chateaux owners, they are amazing compliments to any home. Nor do they have to be traditional chandeliers, there are many modern designs choices (like the one pictured above) and they don’t have to be expensive. You don’t even have to go to a brocante in France or to an antique shop, I found a wide variety on amazon which would compliment any home anywhere and the prices are really affordable. Why not bring the Chateau into your home?