Humans as a race have always been attracted to shiny things, coveting the most brilliant and rare of Earth’s treasures. Perhaps that is why crystal chandeliers have never gone out of style.
Pictured above: ‘Trilliane’ chandelier by Schonbek
Gone are the days when crystal chandeliers were synonymous with large, stately homes. Nowadays, crystal is used in a variety of applications to highlight, accentuate and decorate.
Pictured: ‘Jasmine’ chandelier by Schonbek
Crystal can be fun as well as formal. Natural, yet precise. It absorbs its surroundings, reflecting and refracting back into the world.
Swarovski are world-renowned as creators of crystal jewellery and artefacts and their chandeliers are the perfect example of Peter York’s portrayal of chandeliers as the jewellery of architecture.
Pictured: ‘Apta’ pendant by Swarovski