Developed after decades of hard labor and dedication, Capodimonte porcelain is one of the best pottery materials available. Capodimonte which literally means “Top of the Hill” was first made in the early eighteenth century in the Kingdom of Naples. The vision behind Capodimonte was to develop such porcelain which is comparable to Chinese porcelain in quality and also demonstrates Italian craftsmanship. Also, it suitably presents Italian art and sculpture. This porcelain is well known because it can be molded very easily and it remains almost new even after years of exposure to dust and heat.
Capodimonte widely used for decoration
Today, Capodimonte pieces are widely used to decorate homes, gardens and hotels. Varieties of pieces are available in Capodimonte which include chandeliers types, centerpieces, tureens, plates etc. Among these pieces, Capodimonte chandeliers are the most grand that will certainly enhance the appearance of your room. Apart from beautifying your home, these chandeliers will also adequately light up your room with a white glow. It will illuminate every corner of your room, thus fulfilling your lighting needs.
Shapes and designs
As Capodimonte is very malleable, there are varieties of designs available. The basic shape of Capodimonte chandeliers generally follows the same pattern. These chandeliers mostly hang by a rod which ends in a wider circular base. From this base a number of arms branch out, and usually curve upwards elegantly. This gives the chandeliers a classical vintage look which will charm up your room and add some romance to it. The intricate patterns sculpted on the chandeliers add more style to the chandeliers. Also, beautiful flower that accent the chandelier make them even more appealing. On the top of the branching arms there are usually narrow and illustrious candle stick lamps which add to the charm of these chandeliers. There are other variations to the style of the lamps as well. The one mostly used are glassware made of translucent opal glass which not only perfectly complement the chandeliers, but also diffuse the light to add a comfortable glow to the room. The glassware is usually spherical or flower shaped, with porcelain flowers added to the walls.
These chandeliers usually feature pastel colors like pink, blue, green etc. They are also available in colors like gold, silver and black. The pastel colors add grace to your room and make your interior more sophisticated. You can match the chandelier with the floral pattern and light colors of your wallpaper, and complete your room with the perfect lighting fixture. You can also hang the chandelier in the middle of a room with walls that have been painted white, and add color and excitement to your room without making the appearance of the room too bright.
The Capodimonte porcelain is famous for its long life therefore an investment in a Capodimonte chandelier and shades are totally worthwhile. The maintenance of these chandeliers is very easy because they don’t need to be polished. These chandeliers are handmade, designed by the most skilled artisans, so such a chandelier in your home reflects your individual taste.