Chandeliers are known to give the house a unique and sophisticated outlook. However, if there is one chandelier that could increase this and at the same time add a state of the art modern appearance, it is the sputnik chandelier. This type of chandelier has star shape appearance. They include two main parts in a chandelier.
- The shaft – It is the frame which holds and supports the entire chandelier. The wiring runs through the shaft.
- The lighting fixtures – These are the branches that branch out from the shaft in the form of a star. Each branch has a lighting fixture at its terminal.
This type of chandelier is very grand in appearance and easily catches one’s attention. They are also know to give bright light, due to the number of branches branching out. Here are some tips to consider when buying a sputnik chandelier.
This is one of the first points to take into consideration before buying one of these. The number of branches, the number of lights, etc. they all depend on the size of the chandelier itself. Generally the chandelier is known to have a good balance, however, some contemporary designs could have varying weight concentration. It is important for one to understand them before attaching them to the ceiling.
Fixing a chandelier at the right place is important to ensure good lighting and also to bring out the beauty of the chandelier along with the room itself.
The number of lights
The number of lights in sputnik chandelier is more than an average sized chandelier. This could result in higher power consumption. However by carefully placing the lights, one can ensure enough brightness for a room by smart usage of lights at limited fixtures.