CHANDELIERSEvery room needs a focal point: a special place where the eye can focus, the mind can ponder, and the soul can be inspired. With great artistry in material, shape, and style and brilliant functionality in illuminating the dark, chandeliers both meet and exceed the job description for a focal point. The chandelier was first introduced to the world during the 14th century and were owned only by those in the wealthy upper class such as the nobility. In today’s world, however, chandeliers are featured in homes worldwide and are owned by millions of people regardless of their birthright.Traditionally, chandeliers were designed with ornate details, crystal embellishments, and have a larger-than-life grandeur. Today, we have chandeliers that honor the traditional style but have expanded to styles including: industrial, transitional, modern-contemporary, mid-century modern, art deco, craftsman, coastal, rustic farmhouse, and so much more.When it comes to sizing, we have several rules of thumb to follow but when it comes to style, the creative possibilities have no end. The one universal truth for the chandelier that has lasted the test of time is its purpose to be an exceptional, awe-inspiring focal point that turns any space into a beautiful gallery for this fine, illuminating piece of art to shine.