Published at Saturday, November 10th 2018. by Alexandra Mcclure in Sconces.
Modern Sconces: The styles are generally purposeful, straight lines with little decoration of the metal and glass accents which will create a mood of opulence. Many available in polished chrome and antique bronzes.
The sconce is a wall fixture which can be electric or feature candles. Reminiscent of medieval times, however, they were widely used in the XVII century and still are popular choice in lighting fixtures to decorate your wall space, interior and exterior. It is during this time period that lighting experts believe the sconce started to develop as a fashionable piece in additional to being practical. In Italy, a mirrored piece was used behind the sconce to create illumination. It was also the Italians who began to design a more elaborate sconce by adding the sconce to corbels. It was not uncommon for sconces to be large sized at that time, they varied in high from 1‘-5‘. But keep in mind the sconces were featured in large places, such as castles and churches. The sconce of today is usually much smaller and appropriate to the size of the rooms in homes. Architects and interior decorators use sconces to decorate as a staple of their design scheme. The sconce never fails to deliver in creating style and atmosphere.
Many people love to have the look of warmth that candles provide and when choosing to decorate with candle sconces one will be able to provide both warmth and beauty to any room in any home. Wall sconces are the perfect decorative item that is affordable and provides just the right touch to any room.
Canvas wall art can be intriguing and stylish without extra embellishments, but when paired with candle wall sconces it will look more dramatic and more eye-catching than ever. Select a work of canvas wall art, and create a master bedroom focal point with the addition of candle wall sconces. Almost any type of canvas wall art can be paired with sconces that will look outstanding when displayed as a grouping.
Sconces may either provide overall lighting or complement existing illumination. If used properly, wall sconces can give your home the stunning effect you desire and can be a beautiful addition to any style of decor. In addition, externally placed outdoor sconces provide homeowners with some semblance of security:
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