22 Pendants, From Classic to Modern and Everything in Between

The latest pendant designs are well worth the suspense

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1. Made from hand-formed brass components, the Osiris chandelier is a modular lighting fixture with a unique design. $3,600, Matthew Fairbank Design, through Dennis Miller Associates (T), NYDC, 212-684-0070.

2. The Amanda pendant from the Thomas Pheasant collection brings a new twist to a classical style with hand-cut clear crystal and bright bronze hardware. $3,612, Baker, Greenwich, 203-862-0655, NYC, 212-779-8810.

3. Paola Navone brings her signature style to the Hulotte flannel-gray single-pendant light with polka dots, crosses and gentle undulations. $6,000, Saint-Louis, 855-240-9740.

4. Currey & Co. makes a bold statement with the Izzy pendant’s captivating spiral design and antique gold leaf finish. $810, Currey & Co., through Lillian August, Norwalk, 203-847-1596.

5. With a nod to the classic 1970s three-shade floor lamp, the Maxwell pendant combines a vintage brass base with black metal shades for a modern fixture. $895, Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, Greenwich, 203-661-4480. 

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6. The Giuliana large pendant features an organic bubble-case glass globe and antique brass metal accents. $720, Arteriors, through Klaff’s, South Norwalk, 203-866-1603.

7. A classic look meets modern appeal. The Loft pendant brings a fresh approach to lighting with a shade that features new built-in LED technology. $725, Astele, through Circa Antiques, Westport, 203-222-8642.

8. A steampunk-inspired frame and clear, unadorned glass shades over decorative lightbulbs give the brass-accented Atwell pendant a retro-modern look. $379, Crate & Barrel, Westport, 203-222-9500.

9. Add a touch of sparkle and elegance to any room with the Renwick crystal sphere—a tasteful pendant in a gilt finish. $1,218, AERIN.

10. The Malibu Slender pendant features a hand-blown glass body with a top metal band and V-groove detail at the base. $2,750, Magni Home, through Profiles (T), NYDC, 212-689-6903.

11. With a magical play on light and reflection, Brooklyn designer Bec Brittain’s Maxhedron pendant is out of this world. The fixture is made with a gold-plated steel frame and triangular pieces of one-way mirror. $11,500, Roll and Hill, through Room, Greenwich, 203-557-9066.

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12. The Green Oaks pendant made of intricately woven rattan and natural rope makes for a simple yet sophisticated accent piece. $778, from the Jeffrey Alan Marks collection, Palecek (T), NYDC, 212-287-0063.

13. The traditional Italian glassblowing technique used in the Tilted Blackburn Globe pendant by Tracy Glover creates a whimsical bubbled surface. Shown here in a gray Primavera pattern. $650, through Sheridan Interiors, Wilton, 203-762-2888.

14. This vintage 1960s polished aluminum pendant has visible striations, nickel fittings and a black enameled interior. $2,200, #AHL3599, Remains Lighting, Greenwich, 203-629-1000.

15. Designed by Richard Mishaan, this Baxter pendant is shown with clear glass, a Seashell White powder coat and Benjamin Moore’s Phillipsburg Blue paint for the accents. $2,660 (small), $4,540 (large), The Urban Electric Co., 843-723-8140.

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16. Foscarini’s brilliant Glassdrop suspension lamp has a chromed aluminum surface that displays a decorative mirror effect when switched off. Turned on, it radiates a warm hue that fills the room. $986, Foscarini Spazio Soho, NYC, 212-257-4412.

17. Small in size but big on style, the Petite rolled-edge metal pendant delivers straightforward industrial design with a nickel and antique brass finish. $59, Ethan Allen, Danbury, 203-743-8500.

18. Reclaimed and repurposed, the Insulatorlight Traffic Light pendant innovatively uses an 8-inch red, yellow or green traffic light lens in its design. $195.95, Railroadware, 530-774-5880.

19. The Otium Prigione four-light chandelier is set within layers of elegantly blown fluted ice blue and clear Murano glass spheres. Starting at $15,600, Otium (T), through Dennis Miller Associates (T), NYDC, 212-684-0070.

20. Inspired by a beautiful butterfly in full flight, the Butterfly pendant in oak designed by Tom Raffield produces a stunning lighting effect. $396, Bespoke Global, NYC, 212-537-0112.

21. Conduit Island channels an industrial chic look with intricate sculptural pipelines and wire cages that surround early electric style lamps. $988, Troy Lighting, through Klaff’s, South Norwalk, 203-866-1603.

22. Designed by architects Claus Bonderup and Torsten Thorup, the Semi pendant has an organic, geometric shape, a simple form and a dramatic red/orange finish. $259, Design Within Reach, Stamford, 203-614-0787, Westport, 203-227-9707.

A version of this article appears in the January 2014 issue of Connecticut Cottages & Gardens with the headling: Fully Enlightened

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