Chandelier Size Guide: How big should my chandelier be?

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Andrea Lover of Lighting Creator/Decorator


Over A Rectangular Table

1.  Measure Table Width -  minus 12

2. Measure Table length - minus 12

Ideal proportion is length- 12 x width - 12


Over A Round Table

1.  Measure Table circumference

Ideal size is width - 12


In a Room

1.  Measure room Length and Width

2. Add two numbers together

Ideal size is that many inches

Rules of thumb:

Oversized is better than undersized.

Should hang 30-34 inches above your table.

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