The ultimate crystal chandelier guide will help you navigate the dazzling world of crystal lighting.  What are crystal pendant chandelier guidelines?  Does grandma’s old chandelier come to mind when you think of crystal lighting? Does modern; traditional or transitional suit your design style? Or perhaps you prefer a combination of different styles.  In reality are so many options today, that you don’t need to be pigeon holed. 

The same can be said about  Glow.  While we contain to grow and we never lost sight of who we are and where we began.

A Few Words about Glow

Dynasty traditional crystal dining room chandelier

The Ultimate Crystal Chandelier Guide blog Dynasty crystal dining room chandelier

More than 25 years ago GLOW started out with Lucite chandeliers.  We have since evolved into a major crystal lighting manufacturer.  In addition, as a crystal lighting manufacturer we are able to offer our chandeliers in a range of styles, crystal grades and prices.

Before you begin your search for chandeliers; light fixtures and sconces this article is a handy tool. Grand Crystal Chandeliers and the other large chandelier blogs are also handy tools. When it comes to crystal lighting and chandelier ideas our knowledge and guide is invaluable.

Guidelines on Crystal Trim Options

The ultimate crystal chandelier guide leads you to a wide range of helpful crystal blogs.  For example, some articles discuss the differences in chandelier styles and types. The different links direct you quickly to our different types and styles. We want to educate everyone about the variety of price and quality options for our crystal.  Additionally, you will find there are crystal trims available to suit all needs and budgets. 

Trimming  Configurations explains the different GLOW crystals we use in our designs.  The high end of the scale is Swarovski® ELEMENTS.  Next is Danube Collection which is an excellent quality 30% leaded crystal.  Last but not least is GLOW Signature lead free crystal which offers a beautiful chandelier with the appearance of crystal but at a budget friendly price.

Take a look at Crystal Lighting which highlights the variety of designs; size and crystal trim options. The crystal chandelier guidelines help in the process. Our goal is to have crystal chandeliers available to suit all budgets and room decor.

Crystal Chandelier Hanging Lights Styles

Crystal pendant chandelier guidelines wrought iron pendants and chandelier for Regina Sturroch Designs

Crystal pendant chandelier guidelines wrought iron pendants and chandelier for Regina Sturroch Designs

Our posts on Empire Crystal Chandelier Designs  as well as What are Maria Theresa Chandeliers explains about classic crystal light fixtures. While traditional crystal lighting and wrought iron crystal chandelier designs will always be an important component, there are many other facets of crystal chandelier designs as well.  For example there are modern light fixtures, rectangular, drum and beaded styles. 

Some of our blogs discuss mixing and matching design styles. Read our suggestions in Iron Crystal Chandeliers for Today. As long as there is a common element tying your lighting all together, this is an interesting option.

Chandelier Design Guidelines


Our blog series also highlight the wide variety of crystal chandelier designs from Traditional to Contemporary Rectangular Crystal Chandeliers.  When it comes to crystal lighting from small chandeliers to statement pieces such as the grand foyer designs, there’s something for everyone.  Furthermore, our post on Types of Bedroom Chandeliers is a great resource when deciding on bedroom lighting.

We are also aware that LED lighting is a huge part of today’s lifestyle. With our many years as a leading crystal lighting supplier, we will look at crystal LED lighting from all aspects. We discuss LED replacement light bulbs for kitchen island lighting as well. Finally, we talk about the pros and cons of LED integrated crystal chandeliers. By gathering as much information as possible this will lead you to an informed decision.

Guide to Lighting Designs with Customization

Customized Timeless modern glass bathroom chandelier

Crystal pendant chandelier guidelines customized Timeless modern bathroom chandelier

Additionally, we explain How to Update a Chandelier with Shades  For instance we show how to get a designer look on a budget while still getting the razzle dazzle. The exclusive sheer Glow shades give new life too many Glow ceiling lights and classic chandeliers.

Another side of the coin is Custom and the opportunity to customize a crystal hanging light designs.  The custom department offers a wealth of knowledge and will share some insights.  Our experts cover ideas and strategies to take a lighting design concept and make it a reality. 

Lastly, learn how our Custom department will personally work with you to create a customized chandelier.  We know that not all spaces are created equally.  Be it an unusual room layout; ceiling height or simply a matter of personal preference, we can help.  In many cases we can customize the length and crystal trimming to create a unique chandelier.  The customization blogs are a helpful guide to lighting, showing you a variety of exciting options.

The Ultimate Crystal Chandelier Guide and Tips

3 customized Fuzion X square crystal kitchen island pendants

The Ultimate Crystal Chandelier Guide, 3 customized Fuzion X square crystal kitchen island pendants

The ultimate crystal chandelier guide looks at crystal lighting for every room in the house.  “Blinged out” crystal chandeliers are ideal for home, work and play.  Add a little sparkle to your life!

How to Size a Chandelier offers valuable information and guidelines for any style of chandelier and for any room.  Regardless of the style or design a chandelier must fit the space.   The article will give you the sizing information, so you don’t make a costly mistake.

After the size is determined, comes the fun part of selecting the right look for the space and decor.  We will feature articles on dining rooms, foyers, bedrooms, bathrooms and last but not least Crystal Chandeliers Kitchen Island Lighting.  Lastly our post Choosing Kitchen Crystal Chandeliers gives insights on perfect kitchen chandelier ideas.

Furthermore, we will guide you through the selection process and give valuable tips as well.  For instance, the Crystal Chandeliers Bedroom Light blog gives great chandelier sizing tips for all sizes of bedrooms.   Our articles on crystal chandeliers for country homes, beach houses and weekend retreats will be fun and informative reads. 

Chandelier Ideas

Another example of chandelier ideas is,  Dining Room Crystal Chandeliers  which gives insight on lighting for modern and traditional dining spaces.  But be mindful that dining room chandeliers aren’t just for eating areas! For example our modern rectangular crystal chandelier is ideal in a dining room as well as a master bedroom. Other great ideas are found in the Popular Crystal Drum Chandeliers that Dazzle blog. 

By the same token, our article Foyer Crystal Chandelier Hacks gives information on placement of large chandeliers in entryways as well as great rooms and bigger dining rooms.

 Lastly, another interesting post will be on pairing crystal chandelier hanging lights in your home office. Who says a plain fluorescent light is the only route to go.  We explain layered lighting and how it is especially important for a work space.  Most importantly, a little bling can be illuminating and inspiring. 

Maintaining your Crystal Chandelier Hanging Lights

Another avenue we talk about is How to Clean your Crystal Chandelier and maintain it as well. Our post explains a safe and easy way to clean crystal.  A dusty and dirty chandelier detracts from the inherent beauty of crystal. Not only should the crystal sparkle but so too should the bulbs.

Speaking of light bulbs, the right type of light bulb to accentuate the sparkling crystal light fixtures is also discussed.  It’s important to note that when it comes to the light bulbs, not all bulbs are created equally.  We discuss the pros and cons of the different types of bulbs on the market and how they interact with crystal.  We look at the best options to make your crystal chandelier dazzle.

The Last Word on Crystal Chandelier Blogs

Our crystal chandelier blog series promise to be interesting, insightful and informative. The ultimate crystal chandelier guide is a road map with invaluable information when you go to purchase or update a crystal chandelier.  Furthermore, along with our Crystal Flush Mount Light Guide we have provided you will all the tools you need before you buy your light fixture.   Enjoy the reads, and as always buy what you love and love what you buy.


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