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Antique Italian Colorful Ca' Rezzonico Murano Glass Chandelier, 1890s
Located in Vienna, AT
Magnificent antique colorful Ca'Rezzonico Murano glass chandelier from Italy from circa 1890. The colorful Murano chandelier has a total of 6 lights spread over three levels made fr...
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Antique 1890s Italian Rococo Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass, Opaline Glass

Vintage Ca' Rezzonico Murano Glass Chandelier from Galliano Ferro, 1940s
By Galliano Ferro
Located in Vienna, AT
Magnificent colorful Ca'Rezzonico Murano glass chandelier from Italy from the 1940s. The type of Murano Chandelier is attributed to the famous glassmaker Galliano Ferro. The colorfu...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Rococo Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass

Moroccan Polished Gold Brass Chandelier in Alberto Pinto Style
By Alberto Pinto
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Moroccan Moorish style brass chandelier in Alberto Pinto style. This Pasha Moroccan chandelier is handmade of polished gold repousse and open work brass with inlay handblown decorati...
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20th Century Moroccan Moorish Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Venetian Pair of Chandeliers, Blown Murano Glass, Triedro Camer G, 1960s
By Camer Glass
Located in Villaverla, IT
Italian Venetian pair of chandeliers, blown Murano glass, triedro elements, attributed to camer glass, 1960s Amazing pair of Murano chandeliers in excellent original condition, as do...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass

Modern Italian Venetian Chandelier in blown Murano Glass, Orange, 21st Century
Located in Villaverla, IT
Modern, Italian Venetian chandelier in blown Murano glass, in wonderful orange color, completely handcrafted by the Murano Local artist, by following the old school of the blown glas...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass, Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass

Large Midcentury Brass Ceiling Lamp-Chandeliers with Hand Blown Glass
Located in Almelo, NL
Large ceiling lamp chandeliers with brass base and large hand blown glass globe. The lights are beautifully decorated thanks to the structured glass. The pleasant light it spreads is...
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Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Chandelier 6 arms White and Clear hand blown Murano Glass by Multiforme
By Multiforme
Located in Trebaseleghe, IT
This is a classic chandelier re-interpreted by Multiforme to suit the most contemporary spaces; the modern suspension lamp Alchimia is composed of essential volumes – arms, cups and ...
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2010s Italian Other Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Five-Tier Hand Blown Champagne Murano Glass Palma Chandelier
By Venini
Located in New York, NY
This exquisite Palma chandelier consists of five tiers of individually hand blown Murano glass stylized palm fronds in an iridescent Champagne color that are adhered to its brass fra...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Large Set Midcentury Brass Ceiling Lamp-Chandeliers with Hand Blown Glass, 1960s
Located in Almelo, NL
Large set ceiling lamp chandeliers with brass base and large handblown glass globe. The lights are beautifully decorated thanks to the structured glass. The pleasant light it spreads...
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Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Murano Hand Blown Glass in Wrought Iron Frame Pendant or Lantern, Venice, Italy
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
A lovely vintage Venetian hand blown clear glass in wrought iron frame pendant or lantern, Italy, 1930s. This pendant is for indoor and outdoor use. One E27 light socket for a large...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Wrought Iron, Metal

Frosted Clear Glass Bell Jar Hall Lantern
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Anglo-Indian glass 7" diameter bell jar clear frosted hand blown glass lantern with floral etching with brass dark metal fittings . Frosted glass etched with floral design Great to u...
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20th Century Indian Anglo-Indian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Feders Blue Hand Blown Glass Chandelier
By Felipe Delfinger
Located in Mexico City, CDMX
We offer this Feders blue hand blown glass chandelier designed by Felipe Delfinger, Feders, Cuernavaca, Mexico. Using recycled glass, circa 1970.  
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Vintage 1970s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Art Glass

Feders Amber Hand Blown Glass Chandelier
By Felipe Delfinger
Located in Mexico City, CDMX
We offer this Feders Amber hand blown glass chandelier designed by Felipe Delfinger, Feders, Cuernavaca, Mexico. Using recycled glass, circa 1970.
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Vintage 1970s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Art Glass

Chain Link Hand Blown Glass Chandelier
Located in Cathedral City, CA
Tall chain link with hand blown glass chandelier. This chandelier is modular and the links can be rearranged in many ways. Each link is 6 inches length with over 600 pieces of glasse...
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Early 2000s American Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Italian Modern Hand Blown Glass Chandelier, Mazzega, 1960s
By Mazzega
Located in Hollywood, FL
Italian modern hand blown glass chandelier, Mazzega, 1960s., rare iridescent glass that interlocks upon itself to create modified Greek key motifs.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Midcentury Italian Hand Blown Glass Chandelier with Glass Panes, c. 1960
Located in Chicago, IL
Midcentury Italian hand-blown glass chandelier with rectangular ridged glass panes, circa 1960. Chain is 9" from canopy.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Hand Blown Glass Chandelier by Feder's
By Felipe Derflingher
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Continuing with our concept of offering the best of the pieces of Mexican modernism, to your consideration this beautiful Brutalist piece by the designer Felipe Derflingher manufactu...
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Vintage 1960s Mexican Brutalist Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Big Size Hand Blown Glass Chandelier by Feders
By Felipe Delfinger
Located in Mexico City, CDMX
We offer this big size chandelier, made of steel and multicolored blown glass in fantastic vintage conditions, each cube is handwrought in steel which cradles the thick sculptured gl...
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Vintage 1970s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Art Glass

Big Size Hand Blown Glass Chandelier by Feders
By Felipe Delfinger
Located in Mexico City, CDMX
This chandelier is one of the most stunning samples of Brutalist art, made of steel and multicolored blown glass, each cube is handwrought in steel which cradles the thick sculptured...
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Vintage 1970s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Art Glass

Big Size Hand Blown Glass Chandelier by Feders
By Felipe Delfinger
Located in Mexico City, CDMX
We offer this big size chandelier, made of steel and multicolored blown glass in distressed conditions, some cubes are broken and some with skratches, each cube is handwrought in ste...
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Vintage 1970s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Art Glass

42" Diameter Alger-Triton Sculptural Hand Blown Glass Chandelier
By Dale Chihuly, Alger-Triton
Located in Chicago, IL
Sculptural handblown crimson and gold glass chandelier. Measure 42" in diameter and consisting of 54 spiral gourd shaped individual pieces. Mounted easily to the ceiling via a b...
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Late 20th Century American Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Italian Colored Hand Blown Glass Chandelier attributed to Stilnovo 1960's
By Stilnovo
Located in London, GB
Mid Century Moderns six-tier chandelier with hand blown colorful glass in; blue, red, wine, amber, yellow and sky blue color glass, attributed to Stilnovo, Italy 1960's. The stems al...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Italian Hand Blown Chandelier by Barovier & Toso
By Barovier&Toso
Located in Fairfax, VA
Fabulous hand blown glass chandelier by Barovier & Toso Total height with all the chain is 48" minimum height fully installed is 29".    
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Vintage 1950s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Petite Italian Aventurine Murano Glass Chandelier with Five Arms, circa 1940
By Murano 5
Located in Houston, TX
Charming, petite hand-blown glass chandelier from Murano, Italy, circa 1940. In the Aventurina style with clear glass and gold flecks  Comes with all original parts and flowers. Newl...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Romantic Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass, Murano Glass

Hand Blown Linked Glass Chandelier
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Hand blown linked glass chandelier, Italy 1980s.
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Vintage 1980s Italian Other Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Hand Blown Murano Glass Chandelier
Located in Los Angeles, CA
remember we have over three thousand antique sconces and over one thousand antique lights, we can not put everything on 1stdibs, if you need a specific pair of sconces or lights, ask...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

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  • Hand Blown Murano Glass Chandelier
H 26 in. W 24 in. D 24 in.
Chandelier Bronze sculpted with Hand-Blown Glass
Located in Ballard, CA
A hand-sculpted and forged Bronze chandelier with hand-blown glass, or with antiqued gessoed beads. Each piece is numbered and signed.. Custom sizes and finishes available.
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2010s American Chandeliers and Pendants

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Bronze

Carlo Nason Hand-Blown Glass Sculptural Chandelier, 1960s
By Carlo Nason, Mazzega
Located in New York, NY
Sculptural chandelier composed of textured clear and smoke hand-blown curving glass elements around a light bulb by Carlo Nason for Mazzega, Murano Italy 1960s. This chandelier is li...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Italian Hand Blown Murano Glass Chandelier
By Pulegoso
Located in London, GB
A six tier chandelier in brass with hand blown glass balls. Six light points within, probably by Pulegoso however very similar in style to Kalmar's Tulipan style chandelier. An unusu...
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Antique Late 19th Century European Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Modernist Hand Blown Murano Chrome & Camer Triedre Crystal Starburst Chandelier
By Camer Glass
Located in New York, NY
This stunning Mid-Century Modern chandelier is hand blown in Murano, Italy- the island off the coast of Venice renowned for centuries for its superlative glass production. It feature...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and...

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Chrome

Hand Blown Modern Murano Chandelier, Murano Glass, 1970
By Kaiser Leuchten
Located in Rijssen, NL
A Mid-Century Modern pendant light, circa 1970, consisting of three very heavy ´petals´ in clear and milk blown glass and brass hardware, this model is often attributed to Carlo Naso...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

Sublimation: Thorn 100(9) chandelier in brass & hand-blown glass
By Andrea Claire Studio
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This scalable mobile chandelier, designed by Andrea Claire, uses a flexible system, shown here with (9) 4.5 watt dimmable LED bulbs. Thorn 100 chandelier can grow from 5 glass Orebs ...
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2010s American Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Murano Hand Blown Chartreuse Green Glass Chandelier
Located in Miami, FL
Murano hand blown studio glass chandelier. All different shaped chartreuse green discs with white details. Brass plated structure with 24 exposed brass regular sockets. Drop can ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and...

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Brass

Collection of Hand Blown Milk Glass Chandeliers
Located in Peekskill, NY
We have a nice collection if these three-bulb chandeliers. Because the large milk glass shades are hand blown there will be slight differences. The center pillar on each lamp is milk...
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Early 20th Century American Victorian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Milk Glass

Custom Bubble Chandelier Hand blown
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
Custom glass bubble chandelier. Made from hand blown glass. These stylish creations are works of art that put off an amazing amount of light. Each one of the globes is an individual ...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Chrome Plated Chandelier with Hand Blown Glass shades, 1970s
Located in Budapest, HU
This 1960s-1970s make chandelier features a fully chrome plated body, with it's original chrome plated chain and four hand blown glass shades in perfect condition. Possibly Italian,...
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Vintage 1960s Chandeliers and Pendants

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Chrome

1940s Murano Chandelier, Hand Blown Amethyst Colored Glass
Located in London, GB
An elegant midcentury amethyst colored Murano chandelier in a romantic mauve hand blown tinted glass.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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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

Antique Pair Hand Blown Glass Four Tier Chandeliers
Located in Toledo, OH
Pair antique four tier crystal, blown glass and brass chandeliers. Crystal draped beads with cut floral details. Five candelabra sockets. Center blown and turned glass center stem. V...
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20th Century Chandeliers and Pendants

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Glass

Large Hand Blown Chandelier in Red Murano Glass
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Hand blown chandelier, Murano glass, Italy, 1960s 1960s Venetian chandelier composed of ruby red Murano glass. Handcrafted and executed with modern lines in combination with the ele...
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Antique 1660s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

  • Large Hand Blown Chandelier in Red Murano Glass
  • Large Hand Blown Chandelier in Red Murano Glass
  • Large Hand Blown Chandelier in Red Murano Glass
  • Large Hand Blown Chandelier in Red Murano Glass
H 43.31 in. W 47.25 in. D 47.25 in.
Style of Morris Lapidus Hand Blown Multicolored Glass Goblets Chandelier
By Morris Lapidus
Located in San Francisco, CA
Style of Morris Lapidus hand blown multicolored glass goblets chandelier, circa 1960s Fantastic hanging pedant chandelier with 9 lights. The height for each light can be easily ad...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Early 1900s Hand Blown Opalescent Glass Pendant Light with White Swirls Design
By Fenton Art Glass Company 1
Located in New York, NY
Antique petite hand blown opalescent glass pendant globe fitted with replica brass pole fitter. It has a teardrop shape with white swirls. This can be seen at our 400 Gilligan St loc...
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Early 20th Century American Victorian Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

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

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

Italian Chandelier Attributed to Stilnovo Hand Blown Coloured Glass, 1960's
By Stilnovo
Located in London, GB
Stilnovo six-tier chandelier with hand blown colorful glass in blue, red, wine, amber, yellow and sky blue color glass, Italy 1960's. The metal stems in alternating black and cream a...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Venini Murano Chandelier Amber and Emerald Hand Blown Glass, 1960
By Venini
Located in Rome, IT
This magnificent chandelier features 12 arms. Excellent vintage condition. Available the pair.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

Italian Modern Hand Blown Glass and Polished Nickel Chandelier, Mazzega
By AVMazzega
Located in Hollywood, FL
Hand blown clear glass tubes infused with white glass, hanging at various heights- measurements are for top of glass to bottom of glass and do not include chain length.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Nickel

Modernist Interlocking Chandelier in Hand Blown Murano Opalescent Glass
Located in New York, NY
This stunning modernist chandelier was realized in Murano, Italy, the island off the coast of Venice renowned for centuries for its superlative glass production. It features rectangu...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Nickel

Hand Blown Spotted Purple Glass Pendants
Located in San Francisco, CA
Hand blown, clear and purple / burgundy spotted glass pendant lights; hanging from long, black chains. The spots have an "oiled" effect, changing to green-blue in certain areas when ...
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2010s Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

Italian Midcentury Style Hand Blown Murano Venetian Glass Chandelier
Located in Antwerp, BE
1970s Murano glass chandelier. Contemporary Italian midcentury style, clear hand blown Venetian glass chandeliers or pendants in the modern neoclassical style with twelve arms att...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Rectangular Barovier e Toso Hand Blown, Frosted Glass Leaf Chandelier
By Barovier&Toso
Located in New York City, NY
Outstanding Italian 26-leaf Venetian glass chandelier with tubular rod center. A phalanx of individually blown long curled leaves bearing cross hatch Design Line a semi-cylindrical b...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Mod 22, Hand Blown Mixed Sized Glass Chandelier, Shakuff
By Shakuff Lighting
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Hand blown glass pendants fixtures. 22 glass pendants on 48" x 18" Rectangular Canopy with LED G4 2W bulb. Fixture Dimmable. 2 additional ft are added to every wire. UL listed. Ea...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal

White Art Deco Frosted Hand Blown Glass Eight Armed Murano Chandelier
Located in Miami, FL
Exceptional 1930 blown frosted and transparent white glass Murano chandelier. Eight arms (maximum 60 watts each one .Candle base) Plus the under magnificent frosted glass bowl (3 c...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Blown Glass

7 ft. Chain Link Hand Blown Murano Glass Chandelier by Gino Vistosi
By Gino Vistosi
Located in New York, NY
7 ft. chain link, hand blown, Murano glass chandelier by Gino Vistosi. Chandelier is modular and the links can be rearranged in many ways. Each link is 6" and the length (as shown) i...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Steel

Klein Chandelier with Hand Blown Milk Glass Roundels & Etched and Polished Disc
By Trella
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The Klein Chandelier embraces a linear series of layered light assemblies comprising hand blown glass rondelles and etched and polished brass discs. Mounted to a central white light ...
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2010s American Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Dionysos Chandelier by Emilie Lemardeley, 21st Century, Gold & Hand Blown Glass
By Emilie Lemardeley
Located in Clamart, FR
Chandelier made in brass with white gold leaf finish and hand-blown glass spheres. Artist: Emilie Lemardeley Limited edition of 25 Handmade in France. Glass colors: light pink, d...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Post-Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass, Gold Leaf

1960s German Doria Leuchten Iced Hand Blown Crystal Glass & Brass Chandelier
By Doria Leuchten Germany
Located in London, GB
A beautiful, mid century, 1960s German Doria Leuchten iced, crystal, glass & brass chandelier. A single row of 18 hand blown, lollipop shaped, glass lozenges sit around a matching gl...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Large Vintage Cobalt Blue Hand Blown Murano Glass 8 Branch Chandelier
Located in London, GB
A stunning, cobalt blue, large, Italian, vintage, hand blown, Murano glass chandelier featuring unusual curled and whimsical glass scrolls. The chandelier is all the more striking be...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Murano Glass

Midcentury Chandeliers with Brass Fixture and Hand-Blown Glass, Europe 1970s
Located in Almelo, NL
Large set brass chandeliers was produced in Europe in the 1970s. A spirited and chic design set chandeliers with brass fixture and handblown glass. The chandelier with brass frame co...
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Vintage 1970s European Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Large Hotel Chandelier in Brass and Hand Blown Glass, Europe, 1970s
Located in Almelo, NL
Large hotel chandelier with brass fixture and large hand blowed glass. The chandelier with brass frame consist of six lights, formed in a circle, with glass shades. The pleasant ligh...
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

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Hand Blown Glass Chandelier For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal hand blown glass chandelier for your home. Each hand blown glass chandelier for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using glass, blown glass and metal. If you’re shopping for a hand blown glass chandelier, we have 854 options in-stock, while there are 378 modern editions to choose from as well. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect hand blown glass chandelier — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. A hand blown glass chandelier, designed in the Mid-Century Modern, Modern or Art Deco style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. Vantot, Mazzega Murano and Siemon & Salazar each produced at least one beautiful hand blown glass chandelier that is worth considering.

How Much is a Hand Blown Glass Chandelier?

The average selling price for a hand blown glass chandelier at 1stDibs is $3,588, while they’re typically $248 on the low end and $78,500 for the highest priced.

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.