With so many different types of candle holders available, It can be difficult choosing the perfect Glass Candle Holders for your wedding, hotel décor or even the interior décor of your home.
Glass candle holders and even the candles inside are an important role in interior decorating. Not only will they make your home feel cozier in a second, but it will appeal to the eye, and to the nose of your visitors. With candle holders you can find the perfect one that will compliment or even visually make the candle appear to cost more, or even appear designer. If you have a big candle holder, or even want a decoration or your wall then a period wall sconces holder would do the trick for you.
Votive candle is among the most basic of glass candle holders in that they are basically glass cups that hold small candles. A fancier version of the votive candle holders is the tea-light holders which can hold water in which the candle floats. These candle holders are available at most stores or online. You can even make them from glasses in your cupboard.
Taper holders are more elaborate than the votive candle holders. The glass pieces have a base, a stem, and a hole on the top in which the candle is inserted. These glass candle holders range from the very plain to the very elaborate, which mirrors the styles of the time.
For example, the Victorian glass candle holder may feature dangly beads, intricate cutting and shiny metal, whereas the medieval glass candle holder looks almost austere in comparison. Some of these candle holders may feature the ability to hold more than one candle, and are thus, termed as candelabra.
The chandelier is the most elaborate of the glass candle holders, in that the number of the candles it can hold, seem limited only by the creator's imagination. These glass candle holders are suspended from the ceiling and have the ability to hold a multitude of candles.
Usage of chandeliers
These glass candle holders first appeared in medieval churches as well as abbeys. This simple use soon extended to not only the purpose of providing light, but a show of opulence as the glass holders began to be made of crystal, a glass that contained lead. These candle holders soon light private house and ballrooms while delighting the eyes.