Add a glimmer to your interiors with a glass globe fixture—some priced in the stratosphere, others more down to earth. Below are our 10 favorite glass globe chandeliers (on the modern tip) in a mix of clustered glass and evenly dispersed globes.
Above: The cultish Lindsey Adelman 5 Globe Branching Bubble (BB.05.28) is among the many globe chandeliers the designer offers. Based in Brooklyn, Adelman’s custom hand-blown glass lights are more fine art than lighting. Visit Lindsey Adelman for price and ordering information. Above: Jean Pelle’s DIY bubble chandelier project for ReadyMade made a big hit on the blogosphere when it first appeared; the Small Bubble Chandelier is made from hand-blown glass balls and three clear globe lights held together by cables wrapped in cotton twine. Above: The Gaia Pendant Multi-Tier is available directly from Ochre. Above: From New York designer Jeffrey Goodman, the Ripple Chandelier is available directly through the jGoodDesign studio; contact for price and ordering information. Above: The Bocci 14.5 Series Five Pendant Chandelier is a modern classic; $2,100 to $2,500 at Lumens. The Bocci 14 Series is available in several configurations, from a single pendant to 36 glass pendant lights. Above: The Bocci 28 Series 7 Pendant Canopy is made with a unique hand blowing technique to create organic shapes; $4,165 through Bocci. Above: The West Elm Sculptural Glass 5-Light Globe Chandelier is $379. Above: The ZGallerie Gibson Chandelier is $599. Above: The Ether 90 S, designed by Patrick Jouin for the Murano Due Collection, features clear, hand-blown bubbles suspended from a polished steel canopy; $5,985 at Surrounding. Above: Designed by Jason Miller for Roll & Hill, the 10 Globe Modo Chandelier is $4,100 at Design Within Reach. Above: The CB2 Firefly 5 Bulb Black Pendant Light is $199.
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N.B.: This post was originally published on January 5, 2011. We have updated it with new and additional product selections and current pricing.