ISSUE 16  |  Primary Colors

10 Easy Pieces: Colorful Glass Pendant Lights

April 22, 2015 9:00 AM

BY Alexa Hotz

Add a dose of transluscent color with a jewel-toned glass pendant light; here’s a roundup of favorites.

Above: Michele de Lucchi’s Aquatinta Suspension Lamp in green is $870 from Horne. (Also see High/Low: An Aquatinta Imposter from a Surprising Source.)

Above: Glass Jar Pendants; $99 each from West Elm.


Above: The Handblown Cumberland Lamp is available in smoke gray or opal white; $338 from Studio Dunn.

Above: Made by British lighting company (and Remodelista favorite) Original BTC, the Brume Pendant comes in three sizes, starting at $838 from Anthropologie. 


Above: One of our go-to glass globe lights: Niche Modern’s Solitaire Pendant comes in crimson (shown) and nine other colors; prices range from $575 to $625 from Lumens.

Above: Cisco Home’s Jug Lamp is available in eight colors–violet is shown here–and three sizes; prices start at $585.


Above: Niche Modern’s Bella Pendant designed by Jeremy Pyles comes in seven colors, including sapphire (shown), plum, and rose; $590.75 from YLighting.

Above: UK designers Rothschild & Bickers make their Pick-n-Mix Lights in a range of colors and shapes, starting at £295 ($439.79). See more in our post Jewel-Toned Lights, Mixed and Matched.

Above: The Isla Pendant by LBL Lighting is $270.72 from Lamps Plus.

Above: The New Buds Suspension Lamp, a 1993 design by Rodolfo Dordoni, comes in three sizes (inquire about availability), in polished amber, ivory, and gray; $928 from Hive Modern.

Need advice on the right pendant for you? See Remodeling 101: How to Choose an Overhead Light Fixture.

Peruse our Pendant Lights archive for more ideas, including 10 Easy Pieces: Glass Pendant Lights. And take a look at Izabella’s DIY: The $7 Pendant Light Redo. For Outdoor Lighting, go to Gardenista.

This post is an update. It originally ran on June 13, 2012, as part of our Channeling Marrakech issue.