Orb Chandeliers – Orb, Globe and Armillary Inspired Pendants and Chandeliers

Orb, Globe and Armillary inspired pendants and chandeliers are oh so popular right now.

These chandeliers feature a sphere made of metal surrounding visible lamps. They add a lot of interest to a dining room, entry foyer or other areas.

There are two different types of armillary spheres. The Ptolemaic has the Earth as center. The Copernican has the Sun as center.

Armillary Sphere

You have probably seen an armillary sphere in a garden, interlocking spheres, often with an arrow. They are also called an equatorial sundial. Even before they were used as decorative garden features, armillary spheres were sophisticated instruments used to map the solar system. Before telescopes were invented, the armillary sphere was how astronomers determined celestial positions. It acted as a model of objects in the sky. The rings were used to demonstrate the movement of the stars around the Earth.

There are two different types of armillary spheres. The Ptolemaic has the Earth as center. The Copernican has the Sun as center.

Orb, Globe and Armillary Chandeliers are available in a lot of styles and price points.

Here are some great examples!

Kalco Sharlow Collection: This unique twist on Mid Century Modern combines a Chrome Plated Frame with Solid Wood Finished Bands and Accents.

Kalco Sharlow Collection: This unique twist on Mid Century Modern combines a Chrome Plated Frame with Solid Wood Finished Bands and Accents.

Kalco 300480 Sharlow 5 Light Pendant
Diameter: 19 inches x Height: 28 inches

Kalco 300483 Sharlow Orb Pendant
Dimensions: 25″ Dia x 31.5″ H

Kalco 300481 Sharlow 5 Light Chandelier
Diameter: 31.5 inches x Height: 28 inches

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Kalco Ambassador Collection - Spherical Pendants in three sizes and a coordinating wall sconce all feature a Copper Patina finish. The unique criss-crossing straps work in a transitional, urban or contemporary interior.

Kalco Ambassador Collection – Spherical Pendants in three sizes and a coordinating wall sconce all feature a Copper Patina finish. The unique criss-crossing straps work in a transitional, urban or contemporary interior.

Kalco 501550 1-Light Mini Pendant from the Ambassador Collection
Dimensions: 8″ Dia x 16.75″ H

Kalco 501553 12-Light Pendant from the Ambassador Collection
Dimensions: 20″ Dia x 26″ H

Kalco 501551 18-Light Pendant from the Ambassador Collection
Dimensions: 26″ Dia x 35.5″ H

Kalco 501552 24-Light Pendant from the Ambassador Collection
Dimensions: 34″ Dia x 44″ H

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Crystorama 9225, 9226, 9228 Solaris Orb Chandeliers

Crystorama 9225, 9226, 9228 Solaris Orb Chandeliers

Crystorama 9225, 9226, 9228 Solaris Orb Chandelier

Crystorama 9225, 9226, 9228 Solaris Orb Chandelier

Seen in House Beautiful October 2013 "Beautiful Ideas"

Crystorama 9225, 9226, 9228 Solaris Orb Chandeliers

These were in House Beautiful October 2013 “Beautiful Ideas”

9225 OS, EB, WW Solaris
Dimensions: W 12″ x H16.5″

9226 OS, EB, WW Solaris
Dimensions: W22″ x H27.5″

9228 OS, EB, WW Solaris
Dimensions: W28″ x H34.75″

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Uttermost 22031 Vicentina 6 Light Sphere Pendant from the Vicentina Collection

Uttermost 22031 Vicentina 6 Light Sphere Pendant from the Vicentina Collection

A statement in sumptuous elegance, Uttermost 22031 Vicentina 6 Light Sphere Pendant from the Vicentina Collection is a sphere of beveled crystals enhanced with Burnished Silver Champagne Leaf finish – Presenting a modern update to sophisticated traditional elements.

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Kichler 43190AUB Grand Bank Chandelier from the Grand Bank Collection

Kichler 43190AUB Grand Bank Chandelier from the Grand Bank Collection

Kichler 43190AUB Grand Bank Chandelier from the Grand Bank Collection

This distinctive 8 light chandelier/ pendant from the Grand Bank™ collection creates a bold statement. The rich, Auburn Stained finish and Clear Seedy Glass will accent any space in your home.

Light Source: 8 x 60 watt Candelabra base B type Incandescent
Width: 28″ x Height: 29.5″

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Fine Art Lamps 845840 Chandelier from the Grosvenor Square Collection

Fine Art Lamps 845840 Chandelier from the Grosvenor Square Collection

Fine Art Lamps 845840 Chandelier from the Grosvenor Square Collection
H 28.5″ x W 24″
Height 34″ minimum to 103″ maximum
4 x 60 watt Candelabra base B-10 bulbs
Canopy 2″ H x 6.5″ W

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Fine Art Lamps 860140, 860140-2 Pendant from the Liaison Collection

Fine Art Lamps 860140, 860140-2 Pendant from the Liaison Collection

Fine Art Lamps 860140, 860140-2 Pendant from the Liaison Collection

H 32″ x W 37″ x Height: 36″ – 104″
Canopy: 2.5″ H x 5.5″ W
8 x 60 watt Candelabra base B-10 bulbs

Pendant executed in hand-crafted metal with extensive component details and articulation, finished in a choice of antique hand-rubbed Bronze or platinized silver leaf.

Made in USA.
Most Fine Art Lamps products can be customized and may be converted to 220v.

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Fine Art Lamps 861240, 861240-2 Pendant from the Liaison Collection

Fine Art Lamps 861240, 861240-2 Pendant from the Liaison Collection

Fine Art Lamps 861240, 861240-2 Pendant from the Liaison Collection

H 32″ x W 26″ x Height: 36″ – 104″
Canopy: 2.5″ H x 5.5″ W
4 x 60 watt Candelabra base B-10 bulbs

Pendant executed in hand-crafted metal with extensive component details and articulation, finished in a choice of platinized silver leaf or antique hand-rubbed Bronze.

Made in USA.
Most Fine Art Lamps products can be customized and may be converted to 220v.

Fine Art Lamps Liaison Collection >

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