Toward the end of the 20th century, chandeliers were often used as decorative focal points for rooms, and often did not illuminate. Also known as a drip pan. Candelabrum Not to be confused with chandeliers, candelabra are candlesticks, usually branched, designed to stand on tables, or if large, the floor.
Candlebeam A cross made from two wooden beams with one or more cups and prickets at each end for securing candles. Canopy An inverted shallow dish at the top of a chandelier from which festoons of beads are often suspended, lending a flourish to the top of the fitting.
Cage An arrangement where the central stem supporting arms and decorations is replaced by a metal structure leaving the centre clear for candles and further embellishments. Crown A circular chandelier reminiscent of a crown, usually of gilded metal or brass, and often with upstanding decorative elements. Crystal Glass with a chemical content that gives it special qualities of clarity, resonance and softness, making it especially suitable for cutting.
For example, lead crystal. Drip pan The dish fitted just below the candle nozzle, designed to catch drips of wax. Drop A small piece of glass usually cut into one of many shapes and drilled at one end so that it can be hung from the chandelier with a brass pin. A chain drop is drilled at both ends so that a series can be hung together to form a necklace or festoon.
Dutch Also known as Flemish, a style of brass chandelier with a bulbous baluster and arms curving down around a low hung ball. Festoon An arrangement of glass drops or beads draped and hung across or down a glass chandelier, or sometimes a piece of solid glass shaped into a swag, Chandelier - Morton Valence - Chandelier (CDr). Also known as a garland.
Finial The final flourish at the very bottom of the stem. Some Venetian glass chandeliers have little finials hanging from glass rings on the arms. Hoop A circular metal support for arms, usually on a regency-styles or other chandelier with glass pieces.
Also known as a ring. Neoclassical Style chandelier Glass chandelier featuring many delicate arms, spires and strings of ovals rhomboids or octagons.
Regency Style chandelier A larger chandelier with a multitude of drops. Above a hoop rise strings of beads that diminish in size and attach at the top to form a canopy. A bag, with concentric rings of pointed glass, forms a waterfall beneath. The stem is usually completely hidden.
Soda glass A type of glass used typically in Venetian glass chandeliers. Soda glass remains "plastic" for longer when heated, and can therefore be shaped into elegant curving leaves and flowers. Refracts light poorly and is normally fire polished. Spire A tall spike of glass, round in section or flat sided. To which arms and decorative elements may be attached, made from wood, metal or glass.
Tent A tent shaped structure on the upper part of a glass chandelier where necklaces of drops attach at the top to a canopy and at the bottom to a larger ring. Venetian A glass from the island of MuranoVenice but usually used to describe any chandelier in Venetian style. Waterfall or Wedding Cake Concentric rings of icicle drops suspended beneath the hoop or plate. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Chandalier. For other uses, see Chandelier disambiguation.
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Heartbeat Props - Digital Underground - Sons Of The P (Vinyl, LP, Album), As The Fire Dies Away - Escape (11) - Paint It Blood (Cassette), Chained By Tradition - Punished - Influence Exerted! Effects: (CDr, Album), Wheeling And Dealing - DJ Tus-One - Sure Shot (CD), Alpha Tiger - Man Or Machine (CD, Album), Chilliwack - Lights From The Valley (Vinyl, LP, Album), Cansaço (Versão Fantástica) - Various - World Trends (CD), World Over - Russell Simins - Public Places (CD, Album), One Night - Elvis Presley - The Elvis Presley Story Sampler (Flexi-disc)