Used by wealthy in the medieval period, the earliest chandeliers were mostly candle chandeliers that could be moved easily from one room to another. However, as the time has advanced the symbol of wealth and lavish living has also changed. Made from various materials, chandeliersare mostly made usingcrystal as they create a multifaceted prism to illuminate room with the refracted light.Often located in living room and hallways.
Nevertheless, thanks to DIY and imaginativecraftersnow creating your own chandelier is much easier. With stuff like gummy bears, hangers and other everyday objects one can easily replicatethe symbol of luxury in theirhome.
Recycled Globe Chandelier
Recycled chandelier Globe chandeliers by Benoit Vieubled are beautiful chandelier made to create a unique ambiance in any living area. Dubbed “Monde à l’endroit and Monde à l’envers” consist of 15 recycled Earth spheres, displaying how old items can used creatively. The6.5-footlong, ceiling-mounted lightning fixture fitted with various globes at different levels creates a beautiful twisting of rotating planets.
The simple and minimally designed chandelier can also become a great DIY to decorate your home suing old globes lying ideal in storeroom. Ideal for kids’ room, the globes will add a creative aesthetics in your kid’s room, especially one who are fascinated over earth and other planets.
Test Tube Chandelier
Inspired by polish scientist Marie Sklodowska Currie, Polish designer Pani Jurek fabricated chandelier made from test tubes. Frames made from two levels of plywood, the test tubes fitted in the fames can be filled with water, flowers or can be left empty depending on personal requirement. The chandelier measuring18.5 x 18.5 inches is 43.3 inches in height from ceiling to its bottom edge.
Offering opportunity to add creative arrangement the tubes can be easily detached from the lamp. Easy to install the tubes can be filled with colored water to create a colorful ambiance. Priced at $176 the chandelier comes with ring with hanging strings, ceramic bulb socket, ceramic ceiling rose and 60 laboratory test tubes.
London-based designer Stuart Haygarth created a marvelous piece entirely from clear and neutral plastic collected from the beaches of UK. The elements cosmetically turned into sandblasted glass elements due to coarse nature of seawater and sand supports a spherical shape. Created as a reference to Moon, the lightning fixture measure five-feet in diameter and hangs from monofilament lines suspended from wooden platform.
Giving new meaning to everyday objects, the chandelier made from debris collected from Kent coast, give wings to imagination can hypnotize anyone with its simple yet magnificent light. Supporting MDF ceiling platform and 100 W incandescent light bulbs, the Tide Chandelier is limited edition chandelier, which can be priced on request.
Fabricated by Dutch designer Anneke Jakobs, the chandelier made from 29 used Chiquita banana boxes and 300 paper fasteners is a creative chandelier that one can create on its own. Supporting upcycling and reusing waste material, the bold yellow and blue color and trademark of Miss Chiquita logo creates a colorful ambiance and can bring liveliness in any living.
Inspired by the bending and folding quality of cardboard, the three-tierchandelier is result of grouping the boxes. Each layer supporting unique pattern is later fastened with paper fasteners has total 300 paper fastened in it. Measuring 110 x 50 cm Jacobs also provide digital manual for those who want to try it at their homes.
Chandeliers from ages have been the best source tohighlight lavish lifestyle, but thanks to creative crafting and DIY, now designersare creating chandeliers that are reasonably priced.