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Many would agree that it is lamps and chandeliersfill the air in the space of a magical charm. And expensive models certainly do it better twice. However, upon acquisition, it is necessary to know some nuances that will help you choose a wonderful product that will fill light not only your home, but also your heart.
Decide what is important to you. Are you a collector who is looking for a unique thing, or you simply want to find a pendant that will be delightful decorative dyeing you have at home? In the first case, you should visit reputable antique shops, where a wide selection of items with "bloodlines."
If you are interested in aesthetics, then walk on commission, large markets, and do not forget to check out online auctions on eBay.
Use the services of an appraiser. Only this specialist will be able to tell you about the true authenticity of the purchased products. After conducted by inspection, it is better to take in a professional written document indicating its findings and conclusions. It is useful to you in the insurance process.
The reliability of the wiring. Once you have purchased your old chandelier, hire a qualified electrician, who, if necessary, change the wire you to a reliable and properly install the device.
Check the lamp size and power. Do not forget to ask the fitter, electrician, of a suitable for your type of lamp bulbs, as many of the standard model is not suitable for old products.
Find a good repairman chandeliers. If your lighting unit slightly shabby or it lacks a few crystals, contact a specialist in renovating antiques.
Careful cleaning. In addition, ask him how to clean the surface of the article, which use detergents that do not hurt. For example, with bronze lamps better for a while not to remove plaque, so they look more noble.
And finally, if you are skeptical aboutold fixtures, then select a different path - a reproduction. Many large for the production of lighting devices companies offer a wide range of models, inspired by the style of past centuries, but made in a modern style.