Gothic Chandelier

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Gothic chandeliers make a dramatic and exciting design statement, much like the castles or cathedrals that inspired them. The design started out being very practical, simple and robust but gradually became more ornate and decadent. Gothic light fixtures are filled with decorative flourishes like stained glass, smooth curves and lots of black and polished glass. Early Gothic styles used the rose and wheels as consistent design motifs. If you want to continue a Gothic theme in your styling, skulls, gargoyles and dragons were also popular during that era! 

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Gothic Six Light Chandelier

Gothic Six Light Chandelier

House of Hampton®

This elegant six-light Gothic chandelier is crafted from metal with a black finish. Each candle-style light requires a 40-watt incandescent light bulb with a candelabra base. The light fixture is 21” high and 24” wide by 24” deep. It weighs 21 lbs and comes with 60” of chain. 

$245.99 $427

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Available in chrome, dark bronze or gold finishes, this small Gothic chandelier is all drama with its scrolled arms, faceted crystal columns, castings and bobeches. While it’s perfect for hanging over a small dining table, it would look just as good in a bedroom or in a master ensuite. Add a decorative ceiling medallion for even more drama, and paint it to match whichever metallic chandelier color you choose. 

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Black Gothic Chandelier

Black Gothic Chandelier

Gypsy Color

Designed to be hard-wired to a junction box, this black Gothic chandelier is made with polycarbonate crystals which are very light and very strong. The chandelier ships folded flat to your front door. Assembly is easy by unfolding the arms, positioning the cups and connecting the strands. Comes in six additional colors.

Designer Advice:

The all-black finish on this Gothic light fixture adds a theatrical note to any room. To continue the drama, pair the chandelier with other strong colors. Paint the walls of your room (and maybe even the ceiling) a rich eggplant, burgundy red, or emerald green. Heavily textured fabric like velvet, suede and taffeta also suits this decor style. Add fringes and tassels to add another layer of luxury. 

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Gothic Murano Glass Chandelier

Gothic Murano Glass Chandelier

Meyda Tiffany

Hand-carved art glass is painted amber on this Gothic chandelier. The chandelier measures 33” wide by 33” deep and is 10” tall. An antique brass filigree finish and long glass fringes decorate the light fixture. It comes with a solid brass chain that lets you hang the light between 30” and 65”. 

$9199.99 $10575

Designer Advice:

This Gothic chandelier has a large center bowl that uses 60-watt bulbs to shine light toward the ceiling. Three smaller petal bowls hang from the larger bowl and use 40-watt bulbs to shine the light downwards. Hang one or two lancet mirrors framed in brass or bronze across from a window to reflect even more light in your room.

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Gothic Wagon Wheel Chandelier

Gothic Wagon Wheel Chandelier

Greyleigh™

Available in 12 finish colors, this Gothic wagon wheel-style chandelier uses 20 40-watt candelabra bulbs. Its two metal tiers measure 50” high and the top tier is 40” by 40”. Comes with a 96” metal and is compatible with a sloped ceiling. 

$569.99

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The way you light a gothic chandelier will vary depending on how much light you need in the room in question and the specific make of your gothic chandelier. However, to get the right type of vibe that matches the aesthetic of your gothic chandelier, a great option is to use candles. As wax candles with a real flame might not be practical or safe for your home, consider purchasing faux candles with flickering LED lights, instead. This will allow you to retain the ambiance you want and still have a good amount of control over the type of lighting you have.

For a balanced feel, a gothic chandelier shouldn’t really hang any lower than 7’ above the floor.

However, if it’s going to be right above a specific piece of furniture like a table, you have a little more freedom. In that case, the recommended sweet spot is between 2.5 and 3’.

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A touch of Gothic stylization indoors. This chandelier features a durable metal frame in nice gold finish. Its lamp shades are finished in stylish green color. The whole set is suitable for ceiling mounting.

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Gothic 8 Light Chandelier

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