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Glass & Wood Foresta Chandelier, Made in Italy
By VG design and laboratory department
Located in Quinto di Treviso, Treviso
VG participates in creating very distinct environments, spaces in which you can escape from reality; to seek refuge whilst expressing your personality; spaces in which you can breath...
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2010s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

  • Glass & Wood Foresta Chandelier, Made in Italy
  • Glass & Wood Foresta Chandelier, Made in Italy
  • Glass & Wood Foresta Chandelier, Made in Italy
  • Glass & Wood Foresta Chandelier, Made in Italy
H 31.54 in. W 39.85 in. D 35.91 in.
Maria Theresa Crystal Chandelier Made in Italy
Located in West Hartford, CT
A lovely Maria Theresa chandelier (or hanging fixture) of crystal, glass and gilt metal featuring serpentine arms, each candle light with dangling pendants. Made in Italy. U.S. wi...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

Attributed Murano Glass Chandelier Made in Italy
Located in Atlanta, GA
Italian chandelier made of 22 individual tubular glass pendants hanging on a chrome frame. Produced in Italy Glass and nickel,  1970's Dimensions: H 110 with chain, 60 without chain ...
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Late 20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Murano Glass Chandelier, made in Italy, 1990 circa, Handcraft
Located in Pambio Noranco, CH
Important Murano Glass Chandelier, handcraft, composed of 14 arms in hand worked glass with a glass shade at the end. Made in Italy, 1990 circa Diameter 120cm x H90cm
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1990s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Venini Murano Glass Red Chandelier, Made in Italy, 1940s
By Venini
Located in Pambio Noranco, CH
Majestic suspension lamp from Venini, original handmade production from the 1940s Murano glass, made in Italy Lead-colored glass.  
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Baroque Style Silver Chandelier Made in Italy, circa 1950
Located in Albano Laziale, Rome/Lazio
A beautiful and very high quality chandelier in silver metal with eight arms with each holding a candle light. The lamp can be used either as shown in the pictures or with small lamp...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Baroque Chandeliers and Pendants

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Silver Plate, Iron

Exquisite Extra Large Murano Multi Color Glass Chandelier Made in Italy
Located in West Hartford, CT
Stunning Murano chandelier with twelve lights and exquisite detail. Made in Italy.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Mid-Century Modern Gold Murano Glass Five-Arm Chandelier Made in Italy
Located in West Hartford, CT
Elegant, Mid-Century Modern five-arm Murano glass chandelier. Wired for USA and in perfect working order. Now, more than ever, home is where the heart is. Made in Italy.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Mid-Century Modern Gold Murano Glass Eight Arm Italian Chandelier Made in Italy
Located in West Hartford, CT
Stunning eight arm Murano glass chandelier done in gold tones. Made in Italy but wired for USA and in perfect working order. Now, more than ever, home is where the heart is.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

"Il Pezzo 3 Round Chandelier" Made in Italy LED lamp, in nickel plated brass
By Il Pezzo Mancante
Located in Firenze, IT
Inspired by Arabic calligraphic art and the icon of the classical candelabrum is Il Pezzo 3 Chandelier, with a hand-forged brass structure and elegant “candles” crafted from solid cr...
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2010s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Brass, Nickel

"Il Pezzo 3 Long Chandelier" Made in Italy LED lamp made of brass and crystal
By Il Pezzo Mancante
Located in Firenze, IT
Inspired by Arabic calligraphic art and the icon of the classical candelabrum is Il Pezzo 3 chandelier, with a hand-forged brass structure and elegant “candles” crafted from solid cr...
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2010s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Brass

"Il Pezzo 3 Endless Chandelier" Made in Italy LED Lamp Made of Brass and Crystal
By Il Pezzo Mancante
Located in Firenze, IT
Inspired by Arabic calligraphic art and the icon of the classical candelabrum is "Il Pezzo 3 Chandelier", with a hand forged brass structure and elegant “candles” crafted from solid ...
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2010s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Gold, Brass

In Stock in Los Angeles, La Lollo Gold Chandelier, Made in Italy
By Lorenza Bozzoli
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 other unique products. (1.8) In Stock in Los Angeles La Lollo gold chandelier is made of patterns and geometric des...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern More Lighting

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Plastic

Minimal Design Esperia Chandelier 1960 Made in Italy
By Esperia
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Minimal design Esperia chandelier 1960 Made in Italy, extraordinary form and design, unique in its kind, minimalist and rational, made of mahogany wood, brass, lacquered metal, and g...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Gold Brass Chandelier with Crystal LEDs, Made in Italy
By Il Pezzo Mancante
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 other unique products. (1.8) Inspired by Arabic calligraphic art and the icon of the classical candelabrum, this ch...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Brass

Unique piece, Murano Glass Chandelier, 1990, Made in Italy
Located in Pambio Noranco, CH
Unique piece of Murano glass chandelier, handmade from a craftman for him house. Metal structure and Murano glass leaves in silver and gold color. Dimensions: H145xD45cm.
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1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Vintage Italian Chandelier, Brass and Murano Glass, made in Italy 1990
Located in Pambio Noranco, CH
Important Italian vintage chandelier, brass structure and Murano glass shades. Made in Italy by a craftman, handmade. Italy 1990      
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1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

"Il Pezzo 3 Long Chandelier" Small Size in Nickel Finish Made in Italy
By Il Pezzo Mancante
Located in Firenze, IT
Inspired by Arabic calligraphic art and the icon of the classical candelabrum is "Il Pezzo 3 Chandelier", with a hand forged brass structure and elegant “candles” crafted from solid ...
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2010s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Gold, Brass

Sputnik Shard Chandelier with Murano Glass and Brass, made in Italy
By Charles Burnand
Located in London, GB
Sputnik shard chandelier comprising of 127 Murano glass shards with natural, un-lacquered brass rods and fixed to a central black orb. Light bulbs are fixed to the central orb, givin...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Black Mabelle Chandelier, Designed by Marcel Wanders Studio, Made in Italy
By MARCEL WANDERS
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Mabelle is a suspension lamp designed by Marcel Wanders studio for some installations and today redesigned for Qeeboo in a large size. For centuries this object, a symbol of celeb...
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2010s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass, Plastic, Fiberglass

White Mabelle Chandelier, Designed by Marcel Wanders Studio, Made in Italy
By MARCEL WANDERS
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Mabelle is a suspension lamp designed by Marcel Wanders studio for some installations and today redesigned for Qeeboo in a large size. For centuries this object, a symbol of celeb...
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2010s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Plastic, Fiberglass, Glass

"Il Pezzo 3 Long Chandelier" Small Size in Black Nickel Finish Made in Italy
By Il Pezzo Mancante
Located in Firenze, IT
Inspired by Arabic calligraphic art and the icon of the classical candelabrum is "Il Pezzo 3 Chandelier", with a hand forged brass structure and elegant “candles” crafted from solid ...
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2010s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Gold, Brass

Mid-Century Modern Brass Chandelier with 16 Sockets, Made in Italy
Located in München, DE
Beautiful huge original midcentury brass chandelier stilnovo era with 16 arms with E14 sockets. Made in Italy. Total lamp in brass, cones are made of black metal. Beautiful design ...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Mid-Century Modern Chandelier with Hanging Murano Glass Made in Italy
Located in West Hartford, CT
Iconic Italian Murano glass hanging slab chandelier. Great scale and style. Now, more than ever, home is where the heart is, circa 1970s. Wired for USA and in perfect working order.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Steel, Chrome

Black and white Murano Glass Chandelier Lamp, 1980s, Made in Italy
Located in Pambio Noranco, CH
Big and elegant Murano Glass Chandelier, handcraft made in Italy, 1980s Metal structure and black and white Murano glass shades. Measures: 100 x H 110 cm.
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Monumental Murano Chandelier 12 Arms Made in Italy, Hand Blown and Handcrafted
Located in Berlin, DE
An monumental Italian Murano glass tulip form chandelier. The lower pot or vase base having a stem flowing from the bottom with sprouting arms terminating in tulip forms each taking...
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20th Century Italian Art Nouveau Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Mid-Century Modern Sciolari Chandelier Brass Chrome Lucite Made in Italy Large
By Gaetano Sciolari
Located in West Hartford, CT
This truly exceptional and iconic chandelier was realized by the esteemed Italian midcentury lighting atelier, Sciolari, circa 1970. It features a wealth of curvilinear nickel bands ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Chrome

Midcentury Glass Pendant Made in Italy
Located in Albano Laziale, Rome/Lazio
A pendant in with two cylindrical glass tubes. One is in opaline glass and the other one is in colored clear glass and sits on a black metal stem and finishes with a brass canopy. Gi...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Aluminum

Sputnik Shard Chandelier with Murano Glass and Brass, Made in Italy 'US Spec'
By Charles Burnand
Located in London, GB
Sputnik shard chandelier comprising of 127 Murano glass shards with natural, un-lacquered brass rods and fixed to a central black orb. Light bulbs are fixed to the central orb, givin...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Wonderful Rare XXL 1970s 15 Armed Chandelier by Gaetano Sciolari Made in Italy
By Gaetano Sciolari
Located in München, DE
Beautiful large 1970s 15 arm chandelier by Gaetano Sciolari. Polished to high glossy, made by chrome and brass. Great exceptional Italian design. High quality Sciolari design with ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Space Age Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Metal

Unique Gold Plated 12 Lights Chandelier and Scholer Crystal 100% Made in Italy
By Modenese Gastone
Located in PADOVA, IT
Each element is handmade and every detail is well thought out. Featuring gold finishing and scholer crystals, Modenese Gastone brought it to life with love and stunning artistry. Thi...
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2010s Italian Baroque Chandeliers and Pendants

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Crystal, Gold Plate, Bronze, Gold Leaf, Gold

Chandelier Made in Champagne Finish Brass Glass in Bronzed Finish
Located in London, GB
Sicis is delighted to welcome you at ‘Home’. The classically inspired extent in contemporary plays an eclectic style, elegant and refined. Interiors express personality. A constant...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Other Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Ceiling Fixtures, circa 1960 Made in Italy
Located in Jersey City, NJ
Bi-level ceiling lights that can rotate, each having 12 hanging ornamental objects in the shape of planets with four center sockets that have been rewired from European to American w...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

In Stock in Los Angeles, Charlotte Suspension Lamp, Made in Italy
By Doriana and Massimiliano Fuksas
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 other unique products. (1.8) In Stock in Los Angeles Charlotte was created from a world of illusion, from the chall...
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2010s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Plastic

In Stock in Los Angeles, Dimple Silver Suspension Lamp, Made in Italy
By Pantone/Pavoncello
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 other unique products. (1.8) In Stock in Los Angeles Dimple is an original and innovative collection that joins min...
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2010s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Plastic

In Stock in Los Angeles, White Chantal Suspension Lamp, Made in Italy
By Doriana and Massimiliano Fuksas
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 other unique products. (1.8) In Stock in Los Angeles Chantal’s sculptural shape seems to be molded from a singular,...
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2010s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Plastic

In Stock in Los Angeles, Dimple Gold Suspension Lamp, Made in Italy
By Pantone/Pavoncello
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 other unique products. (1.8) In Stock in Los Angeles Dimple is an original and innovative collection that joins min...
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2010s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Plastic

In Stock in Los Angeles, Dimple Copper Suspension Lamp, Made in Italy
By Pantone/Pavoncello
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 other unique products. (1.8) In Stock in Los Angeles Dimple is an original and innovative collection that joins min...
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2010s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Plastic

In Stock in Los Angeles, Liza Transparent Suspension Lamp, Made in Italy
By Elisa Giovannoni
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 other unique products. (1.8) In Stock in Los Angeles Liza has a double illumination system, with a courtesy LED in ...
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2010s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Plastic

Vintage Chandelier Five Arms in the Style of Stilnovo, Italian, 1960s
By Stilnovo
Located in Verviers, BE
Five arms chandelier in the style of Stilnovo. Photography fails to capture the simple elegant illumination provided by this lamp. Recently cleaned and polished so that it in e...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

In Stock in Los Angeles, Clizia Pixel Suspension Lamp Small, Made in Italy
By Adriano Rachele
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 500 other unique products. (1.8) In Stock in Los Angeles Clizia is a series of shapes fit together to create a perfect ...
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2010s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Plastic

In Stock in Los Angeles, Clizia Pixel Ceiling Lamp Large, Made in Italy
By Adriano Rachele
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 other unique products. (1.8) In Stock in Los Angeles Clizia is a series of shapes fit together to create a perfect ...
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2010s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Plastic

Black pendant light by Stilnovo, Made in Italy, 1960s
By Stilnovo
Located in Pambio Noranco, CH
Rare circular hanging light, black and beige aluminium. Original Stilnovo label on top. Made in Italy, 1960 circa
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Aluminum

Glass Ceiling Fixture circa 1960 marked Made in Italy
Located in Jersey City, NJ
Small scale fixture saucer shaped in opaque glass shape attached to a white enameled metal diffuser that hides the wiring of the single candelabra socket. The light hangs from a sing...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Chandelier Made in Champagne Finish Brass, Decorative Glass Bronzed or Smoked
Located in London, GB
Sicis is delighted to welcome you at ‘Home’. The classically inspired extent in contemporary plays an eclectic style, elegant and refined. Interiors express personality. A constant...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Other Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Vintage Chandelier in the Style of Stilnovo 6 Arms, Italian, 1960s
By Stilnovo
Located in Verviers, BE
6 arms chandelier style of Stilnovo. Photography fails to capture the simple elegant illumination provided by this lamp. Recently cleaned and polished so that it is in excellent...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Sheet Metal, Brass

Moonstone Aquamarine Peridot and Tourmaline Earrings Made in Italy 18k Gold
By Annellino Fine Jewellery
Located in London, GB
In more detail: Handmade in our 150 year old workshop Cabochon cut Moonstones Faceted Oval Aquamarines Brilliant cut Peridots Handcut Pear drop Tourmalines 18kt Yellow Gold (10gr) w...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Chandelier Earrings

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Aquamarine, Moonstone, Peridot, Tourmaline, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Moderno, Glass Pendant Lamp with Nickel Finish, Made in Italy
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 500 other unique products. (2) A lamp of great impact, made of glass with rounded cubic elements and a metal structure....
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Vintage Chandelier Eight Arms in the Style of Stilnovo, Italian, 1960s
By Stilnovo
Located in Verviers, BE
Eight arms chandelier in the style of Stilnovo. Photography fails to capture the simple elegant illumination provided by this lamp. Recently cleaned and polished so that it is ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Moderno, Glass Pendant Lamp with Nickel Finish, Made in Italy
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 500 other unique products. (2) A lamp of great impact, made of glass with rounded cubic elements and a metal structure....
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Silver Cherry Lamp, Designed by Nika Zupanc, Made in Italy
By Nika Zupanc
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 other unique products. (2.2) A simple and mysterious form that of cherry. A suspended ceiling lamp with an LED ligh...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Plastic

Gold Cherry Lamp Designed by Nika Zupanc, Made in Italy
By Nika Zupanc
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 other unique products. (2.2) A simple and mysterious form of cherry. A suspended ceiling lamp with an LED light bul...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Plastic

Black Cherry Lamp, Designed by Nika Zupanc, Made in Italy
By Nika Zupanc
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 other unique products. (2.2) A simple and mysterious form that of cherry. A suspended ceiling lamp with an LED ligh...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Plastic

Vintage Chandelier Six Arms in the Style of Stilnovo, Italian, 1960s
By Stilnovo
Located in Verviers, BE
Six arms chandelier in the style of Stilnovo. Photography fails to capture the simple elegant illumination provided by this lamp. Recently cleaned and polished so that it is in...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Vintage Chandelier Diablo in the Style of Stilnovo 5 Arms, Italian, 1960s
By Stilnovo
Located in Verviers, BE
5 arms chandelier style of Stilnovo. Model Diablo Photography fails to capture the simple elegant illumination provided by this lamp. Recently cleaned and polished so that it is ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

White Cherry Lamp, Designed by Nika Zupanc, Made in Italy
By Nika Zupanc
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 other unique products. (2.2) A simple and mysterious form that of cherry. A suspended ceiling lamp with an LED ligh...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Plastic

Vintage in the Style of Stilnovo Chandelier Five Arms, Italian, 1960s
By Stilnovo
Located in Verviers, BE
Five arms chandelier style of Stilnovo. Photography fails to capture the simple elegant illumination provided by this lamp. Recently cleaned and polished so that it in excellent ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Vintage in the Style of Stilnovo Chandelier Six Arms Italian, 1960s
By Stilnovo
Located in Verviers, BE
Eight arms chandelier style of Stilnovo. Photography fails to capture the simple elegant illumination provided by this lamp. Recently cleaned and polished so that it in excellent...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Vintage Chandelier Four Arms in the Style of Stilnovo, Italian, 1950s
By Stilnovo
Located in Verviers, BE
Four arms chandelier in the style of Stilnovo. Photography fails to capture the simple elegant illumination provided by this lamp. In excellent condition and in full working or...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Ceiling Light Fixture, Signed Reggiani, Made in Italy, circa 1970
By Reggiani
Located in Jersey City, NJ
Ceiling fixture in interlacing, white rubber coated metal with a black rubber border. The corners are rounded and the center is dome-shaped with a single socket. A cylindrical, chrom...
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20th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chandeliers Made In Italy For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the chandeliers made in Italy you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Each chandeliers made in Italy for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, glass and brass. Find 78 options for an antique or vintage chandeliers made in Italy now, or shop our selection of 50 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer chandeliers made in Italy, there are earlier versions available from the 20th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. When you’re browsing for the right chandeliers made in Italy, those designed in Mid-Century Modern, Modern and Art Deco styles are of considerable interest. A well-made chandeliers made in Italy has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Ercole Barovier, Il Pezzo Mancante and Nika Zupanc are consistently popular.

How Much is a Chandeliers Made In Italy?

A chandeliers made in Italy can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $2,430, while the lowest priced sells for $10 and the highest can go for as much as $64,000.

Finding the Right Chandeliers and Pendants for You

Chandeliers — simple in form, inspired by candelabras and originally made of wood or iron — first made an appearance in early churches. For those wealthy enough to afford them for their homes in the medieval period, a chandelier's suspended lights likely exuded imminent danger, as lit candles served as the light source for fixtures of the era. Things have thankfully changed since then, and antique and vintage chandeliers and pendant lights are popular in many interiors today.

While gas lighting during the late 18th century represented an upgrade for chandeliers — and gas lamps would long inspire Danish architect and pioneering modernist lighting designer Poul Henningsen — it would eventually be replaced with the familiar electric lighting of today.

The key difference between a pendant light and a chandelier is that a pendant incorporates only a single bulb into its design. Don’t mistake this for simplicity, however. An Art Deco–styled homage to Sputnik from Murano glass artisans Giovanni Dalla Fina (note: there is more than one lighting fixture that shares its name with the iconic mid-century-era satellite — see Gino Sarfatti’s design too), with handcrafted decorative elements supported by a chrome frame, is just one stunning example of the elaborate engineering that can be incorporated into every component of a chandelier.

Chandeliers have evolved over time, but their classic elegance has remained unchanged. Not only will the right chandelier prove impressive in a given room, but it can also offer a certain sense of practicality. These fixtures can easily illuminate an entire space, while their elevated position prevents them from creating glare or straining one’s eyes. Certain materials, like glass, can complement naturally lit settings without stealing the show. Brass, on the other hand, can introduce an alluring, warm glow. While LEDs have earned a bad reputation for their perceived harsh bluish lights and a loss of brightness over their life span, the right design choices can help harness their lighting potential and create the perfect mood. A careful approach to lighting can transform your room into a peaceful and cozy nook, ideal for napping, reading or working.

For midsize spaces, a wall light or sconce can pull the room together and get the lighting job done. Perforated steel rings underneath five bands of handspun aluminum support a rich diffusion of light within Alvar Aalto's Beehive pendant light, but if you’re looking to brighten a more modest room, perhaps a minimalist solution is what you’re after. The mid-century modern furniture designer Charlotte Perriand devised her CP-1 wall lamps in the 1960s, in which a repositioning of sheet-metal plates can redirect light as needed.

The versatility and variability of these lighting staples mean that, when it comes to finding something like the perfect chandelier, you’ll never be left hanging. From the whimsical — like the work of Beau & Bien’s Sylvie Maréchal, frequently inspired by her dreams — to the classic beauty of Paul Ferrante's fixtures, there is a style for every room. With designs for pendant lights and chandeliers across eras, colors and materials, you’ll never run out of options to explore on 1stDibs.