In the early times, chandeliers were simply made of wood shaped like a cross with spikes that held the candles. As the years went by, chandeliers were improved and became popular, decorative pieces. It became a focal point of attention in any household. The larger your chandelier, the richer you are. They later developed the crystal chandelier. The crystal glass was then illuminated by gas instead of candles. When electricity was invented, people suddenly shifted to a different form of lighting fixture.
Chandeliers nowadays are not commonly used as a lighting fixture. It is quite expensive to use crystal chandeliers for everyday use as it has so many crystal bulbs. It became a decorative piece. You would often see it in hotels, restaurants, palaces, churches but not in households. Crystal chandeliers are quite expensive and only the rich and the famous could afford it. That is why some chandelier makers changed the styles, designs and materials used in making chandeliers in order to incorporate it in home decorations.
If you would search online, there are now available chandeliers that people can afford. The designs are very modern and unique. You can buy small chandeliers for sixty dollars. You can also get good discounts online.
Black chandeliers are getting popular as an interior decoration today. The color black is elegant and modern. You can also find good deals online. You can find a black chandelier for only less than a hundred dollars. The pricing usually depends on the style and number of light bulbs. A black swan 12 light chandelier costs eight hundred dollars while a black swan 24 light chandelier costs one thousand seven hundred eighty dollars. A Clarence 5 light black crystal chandelier costs ninety nine dollars, while a Clarence 9 light black crystal chandelier costs one hundred ninety nine dollars. So, the right chandelier is out there no matter your budget.