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How to determine a right Chandelier size?

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how to determine  a right chandelier size is always a necessary question when we encounter when shopping a chandelier.Chandelier lighting is playing a big role during our daily life.Selecting a right chandelier size is much more important than a style.Determining a right size of chandelier is a little bit funny. If you choose a light that's too small, it will inconsistent. If you get one too big, it will completely overwhelm the space. Here are several tips to help you to choose the right size of the chandelier.

To select a right size of chandelier

Before following the guidelines below, keep in mind that the style and visual weight of the chandelier will also affect the size you should get. Visually heavier lamps may be slightly smaller, and visually heavier lamps may be slightly wider.

This is an easy way to determine the size of a chandelier is to add up the dimensions of the room (in feet) and then convert the answer to inches. The answer in inches should be equal to the diameter of the fixture. So if your room size is 10'x 14', the diameter of the fixture should be about 24". Here are some quick guides to help you:

  • If the room is smaller than 10' x 10' the fixture should be 17" to 20" wide.
  • If the room is around 12' x 12' the fixture should be 22" to 27" wide.
  • If the room is around 14' x 14' the fixture should be 24" to 32" wide.

Please keep it in mind that if you are purchasing a dining room chandelier to hang over your table, you also need to take the size of the table into account. 

To determine a right chandelier size over your dining table

If there is dining table under your chandelier, the size of the table will be a important reference for selection a chandelier size. The chandelier size can not be bigger than the dinning table. Or when you eat under it, you will feel under big stress. A good rule of thumb is to ensure that the width of the chandelier is half to three quarters of the width of the table.

The right height of hanging height is often haning about 30-32inches above the table from the bottom of the chandelier. And also coordinate with the size and scales of the room.

A fixed rule is that the chandelier must be 12’’ narrower than the table, and 48'' away from each walls or edges of the room. Hang a chandelier around 30 to 34 inches over a table with an 8 foot ceiling height. If the hanging chain is too long, you can cut them off; if the hanging cable is over size, you can shorten them.

What size should a bedroom chandelier be?

 Bring a chandelier to your bedroom is not only a decoration but also get some elegance, warm to your space. 

Before bringing the chandelier home, determine its ideal size based on the size of the room you want to place it. If you want to know which size chandelier is best for the bedroom, this is what you should do. Measure the dimensions (length and width) of the room in feet, and then add the two numbers together. For example, in a room of 10 by 10 feet, we add two numbers to get 20 feet. In this room, the ideal diameter of the chandelier is 20 inches. The formula is just the basic ratio of 1 foot to 1 inch. It really is that simple! If our room is 15 by 20 feet long, the chandelier in this room should be 35 inches in diameter.  And there are also many options in our belecome lighting online store. You can choose antique brass chandelier, glass bolle chandelier, or bedside pendant lights.

 

 

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