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Modern Crystal Chandeliers to Brighten Family Gatherings

Some families gather regularly every year or so, while others have family gatherings around significant milestones, such as a graduation, anniversary, or wedding. No matter the regularity or reason, a gathering with extended family is a time to celebrate the present and reflect on the past. And no matter how your family celebrates together, the dining room table, and by extension, the chandelier, take center stage.

In the season of warmth and cheer, with families coming together to celebrate, lighting is a crucial element for the dining room. If it’s too dim, you won’t enjoy the celebration. Not only will you be unable to see what kind of food is being served—how will you find that extra piece of pie—you will also be unable to see the faces of your loved ones gathered around the table. A modern crystal chandelier for the dining room is the perfect solution to adding just the right amount of light to the room and bringing it to life in the most beautiful way.

Chandeliers were one of the first types of lighting for a home. The earliest versions featured candles on rough wood. Over the years, they took a fabulous journey through the Renaissance as crystal chandeliers became synonymous with the opulence of royalty.

Milano 24 Inch 6 Light Chandelier by Schonbek

With baroque castings and delicate ornamentations that celebrate the heritage of the great Italian chandeliers of the seventeenth century, you can imagine the Milano 24 Inch 6 Light Chandelier by Schonbek gracing the homes of lords and ladies. Clear Swarovski crystals enhance the lace-like metal body.

Chandeliers Add Sparkle and Shine

As your family gathering approaches and you’ve selected your decorations and tableware, you’ll want to complete the look with a chandelier. No matter the reason for your gathering, a modern crystal chandelier in the dining room adds sparkle and shine to every occasion.

Crystique 30 Inch 9 Light Chandelier by ELK Lighting

This dining room is ready for a celebration with nature-inspired branches of the Crystique 30 Inch 9 Light Chandelier by ELK Lighting. Clear crystals produce spectacular shimmering gems of light while the polished chrome finish shines light throughout the room to enhance the brilliant design further. A little extra bling makes a celebration that much more special.

Crystal Chandeliers That Show Your Style

Each room in your home shows off your personal style, including the dining room. And when the family gathers to celebrate, it’s your time to shine. If your style is modern, a chandelier with crystal drops adds extra sparkle and glamour. If your style is classic, a crystal chandelier with elaborate details will hit the right note.

Calypso 30 Inch 6 Light Chandelier by Crystorama

Sparkling blown glass and gleamingly vibrant gold give the Calypso 30 Inch 6 Light Chandelier by Crystorama a modern elegance. Sleek and elegant, cascading crystal clear smooth glass balls and teardrops really reflect the light.

Lancaster 8 Light Chandelier by American Brass and Crystal

With a profusion of sparkling silver and oval precision clear crystals, the Lancaster 8 Light Chandelier by American Brass and Crystal is a statement of elegance. It makes a shimmering focal point in any space.

Crystal Chandeliers That Fit Your Lifestyle

If you make your Sunday family gatherings a celebration, a crystal chandelier will give you plenty of light and brighten the room. It casts a glow that makes the perfect atmosphere for entreating family, friends, and colleagues. By installing a dimmer switch, your dining room chandelier can cast a soft glow to create a more intimate vibe. You can adjust the lighting to suit whatever celebration or mood you wish.

Circulus 14 Inch Large Pendant by Schonbek

Sophistication and luxury were hallmarks of the Art Deco Design Movement, and Circulus 14 Inch Large Pendant by Schonbek epitomizes that aesthetic with its cosmopolitan yet vintage feel. Radiant lights cascade and sparkle from crystal octagons and rings set within an array of metallic circles suspended from a lustrous crown. The result: stunning.

The perfect chandelier enhances celebrations and ensures that you and your family can enjoy their meals and conversations well into the evening bathed in the warmth of brilliant light. For centuries chandeliers have presided over special events, and whether they are sleek and modern or ornate and traditional, they will continue to do so.