Most of you who regularly read this blog know that I have a passion for chandeliers. My Mother was a lighting architect and put outrageous and stunning lighting in most of the Miami Beach hotels. I grew up loving sparkle, glitz and glamour.
A chandelier adds an elegant feature to a home and elevates the room from ordinary to extraordinary. This chandelier is called a French empire style design. It has that wow factor.
Empire style is a French 19th century design aesthetic that was defined by opulence and ornate touches. Fast forward to now and there is whole category of crystal and other material chandeliers that is considered a French Empire style chandelier. The silhouette is narrow at the top and then curves down into a bowl or cup shape at the bottom.