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Contemporary Italian Brass and Glass Chandelier
Located in London, London
Brass framed ceiling light Eight glass diffused circular light points Made to order in Italy Contemporary.
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and...

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Brass

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H 40.16 in. W 32.68 in. D 32.68 in.
Blue Floral Murano Glass Chandelier Contemporary Italy
By Giovanni Dalla Fina
Located in Villaverla, IT
Blue Floral Murano Glass Chandelier Contemporary Italy. Contemporary Italian Murano glass chandelier with blue flower-shaped decorations. This fine chandelier is entirely hand crafte...
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1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Cut Glass, Murano Glass

Contemporary Italian Brass and Grey Glass Chandelier
Located in London, London
Brass chandelier Grey glass shades Made to order in Italy.
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and...

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Brass

Large Chandelier in Murano Glass, Contemporary Work
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Half-spherical large chandelier in Murano glass. Cache-bélière (hide hook) in gilt metal covered by a similar shape in transparent glass with gadroons. Glass navette shape shaft cent...
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Late 20th Century European Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Art Glass

Contemporary Chandelier Circle Brass Diabolo Murano Glass, Italy
Located in SAINT-OUEN, FR
Chandelier or ceiling pendant light, circle brass and diabolo blown amber Murano glass cone. In the style of Mazzega, Leucos, Venini, Vistosi, Hollywood Regency, Carlo Nason, Poliart...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Hexad Series Chandelier, Handmade Contemporary Glass Lighting, Customizable
By Furthur Design
Located in New York, NY
The Hex Series chandelier features six handblown glass orbs strategically arranged on a hexagon shaped frame. Each individual orb is hand carved on a diamond lathe to create the hone...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Navette Shape Chandelier in Murano Glass, Contemporary Work
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Navette shape chandelier composed of transparent Murano glass flowers. Shaft composed of a rosary of blown bronze colored glass with gadroons motifs. Italian contemporary work.
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2010s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Italian Minimalist Contemporary White Murano Glass and Brass Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
Italian fine organic wheel chandelier, entirely handcrafted in Italy with Exclusive Design, the airy modern round structure in brass with a central wheel element supports six surroun...
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2010s Italian Organic Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Contemporary Black and Orange Flower Stunning Murano Glass Chandelier
Located in Rome, IT
Striking contemporary Murano glass chandelier composed by dozens black orange and white hand blown flowers and by Galleria Veneziani.   
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2010s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Contemporary Chandelier, 6 arms Dark Grey Murano Glass by Multiforme
By Multiforme
Located in Trebaseleghe, IT
Multiforme Tobia chandelier 6 lights. Dark grey Murano glass with castle arms climbing arms. The blown glass chandelier Tobia harks back to the design typical of the first half of th...
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2010s Italian Other Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Black Dark Three Pillar Chandelier Handcrafted Murano Glass Contemporary, Italy
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in Villaverla, IT
Black dark three pillar chandelier in blown Murano glass contemporary, Italy This outstanding and massive chandelier stands out for its unique elegance and style. Made of black blow...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Cut Glass, Murano Glass

Boblu Carlo Moretti Contemporary Mouth Blown Murano Glass Chandelier
By Carlo Moretti
Located in New York, NY
A variation of the Boblu project, this is a contemporary interpretation of the Venetian lamp, combining primary geometrics that are skillfully decorated with soft, warm light effects...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Hedron Series Chandelier in Opaline, Handmade Contemporary Glass Lighting
By Furthur Design
Located in New York, NY
The Hedron Series Chandelier in Opaline is comprised of six moldblown glass dodecahedrons arranged in a calculated cluster. Paired with satin nickel hardware and ceiling canopy, the ...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Halo, Brass, Hand Blown Glass, Contemporary Chandelier, Kalin Asenov
By Kalin Asenov
Located in Savannah, GA
Kalin Asenov designs and fabricates lighting in Savannah, GA. Asenov works with a team of artisans and manufacturers to prototype, and build all pieces in his studio. The design o...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Circlet Chandelier Clear Blown Glass Wood Led Lighting Contemporary
By Grain
Located in Bainbridge Island, WA
This handmade chandelier pairs a minimal solid wood canopy with nine hand blown glass diffusers. Efficient LED lighting components are neatly hidden in each canopy allowing the glass...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Ash, Blown Glass

Contemporary Black and Orange Flower Stunning Murano Glass Chandelier
Located in Rome, IT
Striking contemporary Murano glass chandelier composed by dozens black orange and white hand blown flowers and by Galleria Veneziani. Available also a pair.
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2010s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Contemporary Customizable Taupe Gold Ivory White Murano Glass Pendant Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
A fun and elegant Italian creation, entirely handcrafted, consisting of a succession of mouth blown gold, smoked brown and crystal clear Murano glass elements, ribbed and smooth sphe...
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2010s Italian Organic Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Contemporary Chandelier 'Ambiguo Type-05' in Steel and Glass
By Saarepera & Mae
Located in Paris, FR
Ambiguo type-05 by Saarepera & Mae Chandelier Materials: mouth-blown Murano glass / stainless steel and aluminum Light source: Built-in LED 100-240V / Dimmable Dimensions: ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Estonian Organic Modern Chandeliers and Pe...

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Aluminum, Stainless Steel

Contemporary Black and Orange Flower Stunning Murano Glass Chandelier
Located in Rome, IT
Striking contemporary Murano glass chandelier composed by dozens black and orange hand blown flowers by Galleria Veneziani. Available also a pair.
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2010s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Contemporary Chandelier 'Ambiguo Type-03' in Steel and Glass
By Saarepera & Mae
Located in Paris, FR
Ambiguo type-03 by Saarepera & Mae Chandelier Materials: mouth-blown Murano glass / stainless steel and aluminum Light source: Built-in LED 100-240V / Dimmable Dimensions: ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Estonian Organic Modern Chandeliers and Pe...

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Aluminum, Stainless Steel

Contemporary Chandelier 'Ambiguo Type-04' in Steel and Glass
By Saarepera & Mae
Located in Paris, FR
Ambiguo type-04 by Saarepera & Mae Chandelier Materials: Mouth-blown Murano glass / stainless steel and aluminum Light source: Built-in LED 100-240V / Dimmable Dimensions: ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Estonian Organic Modern Chandeliers and Pe...

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Aluminum, Stainless Steel

Italian Contemporary Brass & Pastel Murano Glass Oval Sputnik Modern Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
Contemporary Italian exclusive Sputnik chandelier of grand size, entirely handcrafted, an enticing modern oval design with a brass structure composed of a central core supporting jut...
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2010s Italian Organic Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Contemporary Chandelier 'Ambiguo Type-05' in Steel and Glass
By Saarepera & Mae
Located in Paris, FR
Ambiguo type-05 by Saarepera & Mae Chandelier Materials: mouth-blown Murano glass / stainless steel and aluminum Light source: Built-in LED 100-240V / Dimmable Dimensions: ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Estonian Organic Modern Chandeliers and Pe...

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Aluminum, Stainless Steel

Contemporary Tiered Glass and Chrome Chandelier by Luminaire, 1980s
By Luminaire
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
For your consideration is a majestic looking, multi layered glass and chrome chandelier by Luminaire. In excellent condition. The dimensions are 21" Sq x 38 H to the top of the chain...
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Vintage 1980s American Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Italian Contemporary Amber & Crystal Clear Murano Glass Tronchi Star Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury design organic chandelier, entirely handcrafted in Italy, customizable in sizes, colors and finishes. The white lacquered metal structure supports large glass tubes called...
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2010s Italian Organic Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Contemporary Italian Brass & White Frosted Murano Glass Leaf Sputnik Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
A very elegant Sputnik chandelier, a bespoke creation entirely handmade in Italy with a Mid-Century Modern flair. The round design shows exquisite details of construction and high qu...
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2010s Italian Organic Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Contemporary Italian Amber Crystal Murano Glass Tall Brass Lantern / Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
Italian Art Deco Design huge round pendant chandelier, entirely handcrafted. This modern light fixture is composed of a handmade brass structure supporting textured frosted Murano gl...
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2010s Italian Organic Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Boblu Carlo Moretti Contemporary Murano Clear and Gold Glass Chandelier
By Carlo Moretti
Located in New York, NY
Chandelier made of decorated sphere in Murano clear and milk glass with grey opaque decorations on metal arms with satin chrome finishing that converged in a central glass element. ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Contemporary Italian Custom Brass and Glass Flower Organic Sputnik Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
Exclusive Bespoke huge Italian organic chandelier, Work of Art entirely handmade in 1960s Mid-Century Modern style like a dandelion, with many brass stylized flowers having a clear g...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Organic Modern Chandeliers and Pen...

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Brass

Contemporary Italian Modern Satin Brass & 4 White Murano Glass Globe Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
A minimalist Italian structural lighting fixture in Mid-Century Modern design, entirely handcrafted recalling Gino Sarfatti style. The asymmetrically positioned four ovoid globes in ...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Boblu Carlo Moretti Contemporary Murano Clear and White Glass Chandelier
By Carlo Moretti
Located in New York, NY
Chandelier made of decorated sphere in Murano clear and milk glass with grey opaque decorations on metal arms with satin chrome finishing that converged in a central glass element. ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Contemporary Italian Brass & Satin White Murano Glass Flower Sputnik Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
A very elegant sputnik chandelier, entirely hand made in Italy, with a round design showing exquisite details of construction and high quality of craftsmanship. A central sphere, in ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and...

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Brass

Contemporary Italian Couture Crystal Clear Murano Glass Round Brass Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
A Venetian very elegant bespoke chandelier, entirely handcrafted in Italy. The handmade 3-tier structure in gold brass presents an organic mesh modern decor with a couture interlaced...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Contemporary Italian Turquoise Blue & Clear Glass Oval Silver Flush/Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
A jewel like Italian oval pendant or flush mount chandelier, Work of Art sculpture, entirely handcrafted, the sophisticated organic decoration is composed of hand-cut rock glass diam...
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2010s Italian Organic Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Iron

Legier Contemporary Chandelier Blown Glass Murano Inspired by Corrado Dotti
By Corrado Dotti
Located in Amandola, IT
Code 557.14 Collection of lamps inspired by the classical shapes of Murano diffusor usually used as decoration anywhere in a house; elegant spherical cruet apparently fragile yet v...
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2010s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Copper, Brass

Contemporary Italian Geometric Design Gold Crystal Murano Glass Brass Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
Exclusive chandelier entirely handcrafted in Italy, glamorous design yet sleek and modern with Hollywood Regency flair. The handmade brass structure, with 20 geometric straight arms,...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and ...

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Brass, Gold Leaf

Contemporary Straw Dark Yellow and Clear Murano Glass Chandelier Rezzonico Italy
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in Villaverla, IT
Straw dark yellow and clear Murano glass chandelier Rezzonico, contemporary, Italy. This chandelier is made of transparent and straw-yellow blown Murano glass, and has a refined con...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Cut Glass, Murano Glass

Halo V9, Brass, Hand Blown Glass, Contemporary Chandelier, Kalin Asenov
By Kalin Asenov
Located in Savannah, GA
Kalin Asenov designs and fabricates lighting in Savannah, GA. Asenov works with a team of artisans and manufacturers to prototype, and build all pieces in his studio. The design o...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Trapezi Three Lights Contemporary Pendant/Chandelier Lustro-Painted Blown Glass
By Silvio Mondino Studio
Located in Novellara, IT
The Trapezi contemporary chandelier is inspired by the IDEA of a Circus Trapeze Artist. Hand blown glass in a variety of forms and colors is combined with brass bars and hung by L...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Hedron Series Chandelier in Silver Leaf, Handmade Contemporary Glass Lighting
By Furthur Design
Located in New York, NY
The Hedron Series Chandelier in Silver Leaf is comprised of six moldblown glass dodecahedrons arranged in a calculated cluster. Paired with satin nickel hardware and ceiling canopy, ...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Trapezi Six Lights Bright Colors Contemporary Pendant/Chandelier Brass, Glass
By Silvio Mondino Studio
Located in Novellara, IT
The Trapezi contemporary chandelier is inspired by the idea of a Circus Trapeze Artist. Hand blown glass in a variety of forms and colors is combined with brass bars and hung by L...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Trapezi Four Lights Contemporary Pendant/Chandelier Lustro-Painted Blown Glass
By Silvio Mondino Studio
Located in Novellara, IT
The Trapezi contemporary chandelier is inspired by the idean of a Circus Trapeze Artist. Hand blown glass in a variety of forms and colors is combined with brass bars and hung by Li...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Other Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Dòry Contemporary Handmade Chandelier Brass, Blown Glass, Dimmable LED Light
By Silvio Mondino Studio
Located in Novellara, IT
An exquisite exercise in balance, this chandelier exudes a Minimalist flair marked by clean and essential lines. Its dimmable structure features two brass bars hanging from a brass c...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Minimalist Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Halo V5, Brass, Hand Blown Glass, Contemporary Chandelier, Kalin Asenov
By Kalin Asenov
Located in Savannah, GA
Kalin Asenov designs and fabricates lighting in Savannah, GA. Asenov works with a team of artisans and manufacturers to prototype, and build all pieces in his studio. The design o...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Nuvola BOLD Three Lights Stardust White Contemporary Chandelier, Handblown Glass
By Silvio Mondino Studio
Located in Novellara, IT
Nuvola five lights floats in space like a jewel hanging from the ceiling, hooked at the end of a leather cord that has been hand knotted around the brass tube; a perfect equilibrium ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Minimalist Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Contemporary Italian White and Mint Green Murano Glass Sputnik Brass Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
A very elegant modern design chandelier in mid-20th century style with overlaid glass elements, entirely handcrafted in Italy. The brass structure has a central sphere supporting the...
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2010s Italian Organic Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Contemporary Copper and Glass Surlight Modular Chandelier by Egg Designs
By Egg Designs
Located in Bothas Hill, KZN
Contemporary interior lighting inspired by African Tribal Craft. This three tiered Surilight Chandelier has a cascade of copper plated rings which are adorned with molded recycled...
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2010s South African Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Steel

Trapezi Six Lights Neutral Shades Contemporary Pendant/Chandelier Brass, Glass
By Silvio Mondino Studio
Located in Novellara, IT
The Trapezi contemporary chandelier is inspired by the idea of a Circus Trapeze Artist. Hand blown glass in a variety of forms and colors is combined with brass bars and hung by L...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Contemporary Italian White Murano Glass and Brass Sputnik Bud Flower Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
A very elegant Venetian sphere chandelier, entirely handmade in Italy, with a round floral design in Mid-Century Modern style showing exquisite details of construction and high quali...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Organic Modern Chandeliers and Pen...

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Brass

Contemporary Italian Chandelier Brass & White Spheres Murano Glass by VM Gallery
By Giovanni Dalla Fina
Located in Villaverla, IT
Modern and gorgeous contemporary Italian Chandelier Brass & White Spheres Murano Glass by VM Gallery. This fine and unique artwork was entirely handcrafted utilizing blown Murano gla...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Chrome

Italian Contemporary Multi Level Brass and White Murano Glass Disk Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
Italian fine design bespoke chandelier, entirely handmade, modern organic design, with eight round saucer-shaped shades in blown opaline white Murano glass to maximize the light, sus...
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2010s Italian Organic Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Contemporary Italian Amber Gold and Clear Glass Oval Silver Flush/Chandelier
Located in New York, NY
A jewel like Italian oval pendant or flush mount chandelier, Work of Art sculpture, entirely handcrafted, the sophisticated organic decoration is composed of hand-cut rock glass diam...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Organic Modern Chandeliers and Pen...

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Iron

Legier Contemporary Chandelier in Blown Glass Murano Inspired by Corrado Dotti
By Corrado Dotti
Located in Amandola, IT
Code 557.26 Collection of lamps inspired by the classical shapes of Murano diffusor usually used as decoration anywhere in a house; elegant spherical cruet apparently fragile yet v...
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2010s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Copper

Nuvola BOLD Five-Light Contemporary Chandelier Clear Blown Glass, Brushed Brass
By Silvio Mondino Studio
Located in Novellara, IT
Nuvola five-light floats in space like a jewel hanging from the ceiling, hooked at the end of a leather cord that has been hand knotted around the brass tube; a perfect equilibrium o...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Minimalist Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Contemporary Shower Chandelier with Cream Glass Shades and Rope Brass Stems
By Dogfork Lamp Arts
Located in San Francisco, CA
A contemporary, 4-light, shower style chandelier with cream colored glass shades with subtle stripes; held with rope brass stems of two different lengths and gadrooned accents. The m...
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2010s Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Pair of Contemporary Black and Orange Flower Stunning Murano Glass Chandelier
Located in Rome, IT
Striking contemporary Murano glass chandelier composed by dozens black orange and white hand blown flowers and by Galleria Veneziani. Available also a pair.
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2010s Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Gorgeous Contemporary Rock Crystal Glass Chandelier By Designer John Denis
By John Denis
Located in North Bergen, NJ
Stunning French Art Deco chandelier frame with beautiful modern glass created by very talented artist John Denis. We have collaborated with John to create a unique and a truly one of...
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Mid-20th Century Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

Contemporary Long Brass Chandelier Opaline, Italy
Located in SAINT-OUEN, FR
Nice size of chandelier ceiling pendant light full brass and Murano opaline glass ball. Good form to cover a dining table. Small Italian workshop, few production.
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

  • Contemporary Long Brass Chandelier Opaline, Italy
  • Contemporary Long Brass Chandelier Opaline, Italy
  • Contemporary Long Brass Chandelier Opaline, Italy
  • Contemporary Long Brass Chandelier Opaline, Italy
H 22.84 in. W 71.66 in. D 16.54 in.
Contemporary Chandelier with Empire Influence
Located in WEST PALM BEACH, FL
This elegant contemporary brushed brass two-tier Empire style chandelier has two central glass simulated alabaster bowls with reeded candle arms emanating from a brass band terminati...
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Late 20th Century American Empire Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Contemporary Brass Chandelier Cage Murano Opaline Ball, Italy
Located in SAINT-OUEN, FR
Huge oversize contemporary chandelier brass cage with blown Murano glass balls globe silver, white or smoke. Very decorative. Few production from a small Italian workshop. In the moo...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

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Contemporary Chandelier Glass For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the contemporary chandelier glass you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Each contemporary chandelier glass for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using glass, metal and brass. There are 6 variations of the antique or vintage contemporary chandelier glass you’re looking for, while we also have 173 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer contemporary chandelier glass, there are earlier versions available from the 20th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. A contemporary chandelier glass made by Modern designers — as well as those associated with Mid-Century Modern — is very popular. Sabrina Landini, Kalin Asenov and Luminosa each produced at least one beautiful contemporary chandelier glass that is worth considering.

How Much are Contemporary Chandelier Glass?

Prices for a contemporary chandelier glass start at $330 and top out at $30,929 with the average selling for $3,956.

Finding the Right Chandeliers Pendant Lights 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.

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 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 named for 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 does the right chandelier prove stunning, 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 pendants and chandeliers across eras, colors and materials, you’ll never run out of options to explore on 1stDibs.