What are the glass pieces of a chandelier called?

Chandelier crystals, which can be cut and polished into various shapes and sizes, are called pendalogues, though sometimes it’s spelled pendeloques.

Can you buy crystals for chandeliers?

Chandelier Parts, Crystal Prisms and Lamp Crystals Find the exact pieces missing or broken in your beautiful chandelier, or find new crystals to elevate the look. B & P Lamp Supply stocks hundreds of clear, colored, and cut crystals, as well as other ornate chandelier parts and electrical components.

What is a Bobeche for chandelier?

Bobeches also spelled “bobesches” (pronounced bow-ba-shay) for Chandeliers and Candelabras. Originally these were designed to catch the wax that dripped from candles on early chandeliers. These are now considered an accent piece in which the socket, bulb and candle cover rise from.

How can you tell if a chandelier is crystal or glass?

Generally, crystal chandeliers give off more color, but the fundamental difference between glass and crystal is the lead content. In the U.S., glass with 1 percent of lead or more is deemed a crystal, while in Europe glass becomes a crystal only when lead content exceeds 10 percent.

How do I know if my chandelier is worth money?

Like any collectible, a chandelier that is in good, original condition will have more value than one that is in poor condition or that has been extensively refurbished. Examine the crystal to look for chips and cracks. Check whether any pieces of the crystal are missing or have been replaced with newer material.

Are crystals from a chandelier worth anything?

How do you tell a crystal from a glass chandelier?

How do you remove a Bobeche chandelier?

Bobeches are among the most commonly damaged item on a chandelier to be broken, it’s best if these items are removed, prior to moving a chandelier. Most often they are very easy to remove, just by simply slipping them vertically over the candle cover.

How do you hang glass prisms?

The best way to hang crystal prisms is by using a long-enough ribbon, monofilament fishing line or string so that they spin and turn gently with the changing currents of air. For the full effect of their rainbow-like light displays, hang them in a place where they are exposed to the rays of the sun.

How do you restore a crystal chandelier?

To restore your vintage fixture’s shine, first carefully remove each crystal. Lightly dampen a soft, clean cloth with a solution of vinegar and water, and polish each crystal individually. Then dry each piece with a separate cloth before replacing it.

Are there different types of clear crystal chandelier prisms?

We are pleased to offer a variety of chandelier prisms to make any chandelier all that much more noticeable and beautiful. We offer a wide selection of clear crystal chandelier prisms in all of the traditional styles to match the earlier chandelier piece, so you can maintain the classical beauty of the original chandelier.

How do you put crystals on a chandelier?

CRYSTAL CHANDELIER BLING RING Now you can add crystals to your existing chandelier arms (Just remove the bulb, sleeve & bobeche, then slide the crystal ring over the arm) A quick and easy way to dress up your chandeliers or sconces. Or just hang them for a unique look!

Where to get the right parts for a chandelier?

Finding the right parts for your chandelier can be a hassle. We want to make the process as easy as possible. With over 60 years of serving the needs of chandelier lovers, Chandelier Supply has a vast knowledge of all things chandeliers.