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Designing a Wrought Iron Chandelier
QuiQue - Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 8:06pmBlacksmithing | Artist Inspiration chandelier | furniture | lighting | wrought iron
The original idea I had for the lower cluster was to have individual hand forged leaves between the main arms of the chandelier. I then started thinking about adding some small individual lights within each of the leaves. Something that doesn't put off too much light, but kind of like a pen light. I know there are some new types of lighting that will fit this criteria, but since I am not a lighting expert, I'm not sure where to look or what to call this type of lighting. If you know anything about the various types of lighting currently on the market, I would love to hear from you.
After the client looked at this design, she is now asking about the possible use of colored crystal glass within the chandelier. I think this is doable, but again, since I'm not sure where to get the crystals for the chandelier, I don't quite know how this will be implemented.
Any help in finding sources for the crystals will be appreciated! Now to go to google and see what I can find. Stay tuned to see what the final design will be.