Ceiling light

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Ceiling light

Post by Stevenloan » Thu Jan 11, 2018 6:49 am

Hi everybody! What do you call the black 3-circle-light on the ceiling?

https://www.cleartrip.com/hotels/info/c ... nce-501259

Thanks very much!

StevenLoan
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Post by tony h » Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:20 pm

I have no idea whether the design has a name or a known designer. I would just call it a ceiling light or pendant light and then, if appropriate, describe the light.
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Post by BonnieL » Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:29 pm

Are all hanging lights called chandeliers or only certain kinds? When I did a google search I found similar lights listed under chandelier. But google is pretty inclusive.
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Post by tony h » Fri Jan 12, 2018 12:46 am

No not all hanging lights are chandeliers.

Chandeliers are "branched", with lights (originally candels) on each branch, and often with lots of cut glass to reflect and refract the light. It is unusual for the lights to be shaded and, now, are often decorated with faux foliage.

Compare with the table version which is a candelabra.
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Post by Erik_Kowal » Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:22 am

I would call Steven's lamp a [plain] [black] [three-tiered] pendant [lamp]shade.

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Post by Bobinwales » Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:46 am

This is a chandelier.
https://vimeo.com/135868777
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