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Nexia Receives $1.7 M Valuation on Black Chandelier Acquisition 

[Press Release] Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance - Oct 04 4:30 AM
SALT LAKE CITY----Nexia Holdings, Inc. announced its subsidiary, Gold Fusion Laboratories, Inc. , has received an independent valuation, as of August 31, 2006, reporting the fair market value of the assets and operations of Black Chandelier at $1,700,000.

10 can't-miss classics 
Los Angeles Times - Oct 05 4:00 AM
The wing chair, the Parsons table, the chandelier: Some designs defy time and trendiness. In short, they’re timeless. We look at 10 of our favorites.

Cher sells her stuff 
USA Today - Oct 03 10:19 AM
Do you need a '70s green- and gold-beaded evening gown? How about a gothic chandelier or a mirrored screen? Today kicks off a two-day auction of Cher's personal belongings at the Beverly Hills Hilton. You can watch the whole thing...

Searching for emotion at polite Dior and larky Valentino 
International Herald Tribune - Oct 04 11:39 AM
In his decade at Dior, John Galliano has produced shows of memorable intensity. But the collection that the inventive British designer sent out for Dior this season was polite and tame - although often beautiful.




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A chandelier in the U.S. vice president's ceremonial office in the Old Executive Office Building on the White House chandalier grounds.

A chandelier is a chandlier ceiling-mounted fixture with two or more arms bearing lights. Modern chandeliers are often very ornate, containing dozens of lamps candelier and complex arrays of glass shapes to scatter light in complex, attractive patterns.

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Illustration of a medieval chandelier from wrought iron chandelier King René's Tournament Book

The earliest chandeliers were used in medieval churches and abbeys to efficiently illuminate contemporary chandelier large halls. They generally took the form kichler chandelier of a wooden cross with a number of spikes on which murray feiss chandelier candles could be secured, the whole assembly being hoisted to a suitable height on chandelier earrings a rope suspended from a hook once lit.

From the 15th century, more complex forms of chandeliers based discount chandeliers on ring or crown designs began to become popular decorative features, found in palaces and the homes of the chandelier shades very wealthy. The fixture's popularity as a status symbol continued cheap chandelier earrings to grow. By the early 18th century, ornate cast brass forms with deer chandelier long, curved arms and many candles could be found in the homes of most of the merchant rustic chandeliers classes.

Developments in glassmaking in the 18th century allowed art deco chandeliers the cheaper production of lead crystal. The light-scattering properties of chandelier lighting this highly refractive glass quickly became a popular crystal chandeliers addition to the form, leading to the Crystal Chandelier.

A contemporary chandelier in the Galt House in Louisville, chandelier lamp shades Kentucky.

More complex and elaborate forms of chandelier continued to developed throughout the 18th and 19th large chandeliers centuries until the widespread deer antler chandelier introduction of first gas then electrical lighting devalued this traditional form of lighting's appeal.

This 30ft elk antler chandeliers high, blown glass, chandelier by Dale Chihuly is installed in the rotunda wrought iron chandeliers of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Towards the end of the 20th century, chandelier parts the chandelier cubic zirconia chandelier earring is used more as a decorative focal point for a room and may not give any illumination.

See also

  • Candle
  • Candelabra
  • Light fixture

External links

  • How to Install a Chandelier
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