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Plantation 33" Pearl Bronze 10-Light Chandelier (Item # 4887PZ)
Item 4887PZ is a 10-light Traditional style chandelier from the Plantation (Pineapple) Collection by Hinkley Lighting. It has a Pearl Bronze Finish with Hand blown Clear Optic Glass and Ivory Silk Shades. This ceiling fixture measures 36.75" high x 33" diameter. It takes (10) 60-watt (max. each) standard candelabra base (E12) torpedo shape bulbs (not included). This light fixture comes with a 6" canopy, 12' of wire and 10' of chain. It exceeds 50 pounds and requires joist (ceiling beam) mounting.
The Plantation Collection
A Hinkley classic, the ornate Plantation collection features exceptional pineapple shaped, clear optic glass that makes a noble statement with matching candle sleeves and elaborate, decorative cast detailing.
Under four generations of family leadership, Hinkley Lighting has transformed from a small outdoor lantern company to a global brand intent on bringing you the best in style, quality and value. LIFE AGLOW: That's Hinkley's mantra and they take it seriously. Welcome their fixtures into your home to become part of your family's everyday life, illuminating small moments and big occasions. Hinkley understands your home is so much more than a physical place. It's an emotional space designed by you and Hinkley is committed to keeping your 'Life Aglow' with stylish, state-of-the-art lighting.
Chandeliers can add style and a decorative focal point to almost any room in your home. While chandeliers have traditionally hung in the dining room or foyer, the trend is to use them in other rooms such as the bedroom, living room, bathrooms and even hallways. In picking a chandelier, you'll need to determine whether you need general or task lighting as well as what size your fixture will need to be.
If you need a fixture that provides task lighting for activities such as doing homework, preparing meals or family recreation, a chandelier with the bulbs and shades pointing downward, or a downlight fixture, would be a good choice. If you need a chandelier that provides general lighting appropriate for dining and entertaining, a chandelier with the shades and bulbs pointing upwards (e.g. candelabra or uplight fixtures) would be ideal.
When it comes to sizing your chandelier, there are several factors that you'll need to consider such as location, room size and ceiling height. For a dining room, you'll typically want the diameter of your chandelier to be about 6" narrower than the size of your table on both sides. You'll also want to consider hanging height. In a dining room with an 8' ceiling, the bottom of the fixture should be hung about 30" to 32" above the table top. For higher ceilings, you can add 3" for every foot of addition ceiling height.
While there is not a hard and fast rule for determining the correct fixture size for your foyer, living room, bedroom or powder room, the overall room size is a primary consideration. One rule of thumb is to measure diagonally across the room, convert this measurement from feet to inches, and the resulting number represents the approximate diameter size for your fixture. Another guideline is to measure the length and width of the room, add those figures together, convert from feet to inches and the resulting number equals the approximate diameter size for your chandelier.
If you are installing your chandelier in a room with a high ceiling, it will be important to consider the height of your chandelier as well as the diameter. For example, you will need a much taller chandelier for a two-story foyer than you would need for a 9' living room.
You'll want to hang your chandelier about 84" above the floor to ensure clearance for doors and taller people walking under it. However, if your foyer or living room has a large second story window where it can be viewed from outdoors, you'll want to hang your chandelier so that it's in the center of the window.
By far the most popular decorating style, Traditional style uses classic styling and symmetry with a mix of beautiful, timeless and refined elements to create a calm, orderly décor with timeless appeal. This style was once considered formal, but through the years is has also been adapted into a more casual format. With this style, look for understated elegance achieved through classic gentle curves and straight lines all wrapped in restrained ornamentation.
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