Diwali celebration: Shine a new light in your homes this festive season
Diwali is not called the ‘Festival of Lights’ for nothing. While it is tradition to light diyas around the house during the Diwali celebrations, we’d say that it is a great time to revamp all your lights at home. Here are our favourites of statement chandeliers and elegant table lamps to add some sparkle to your celebrations, this season.
An heirloom piece, this table lamp from Swarovski’s Schonbek range will add that touch of bling to your home. This Sarella lamp is a perfect harmony of hand-finished metal and multi-faceted crystal drops. This statement piece can be interpreted in different styles — from traditional frames enhanced by round branches to bejewelled columns that are perfect for intimate areas. Price on request.
Inspired by the traditional kutthuvilakku, this elegant, brass lotus candle stand from Good Earth not only makes for a great Diwali buy, but also makes for a great centrepiece for your dinner table. Part of the brand’s Eternal Kashi design story, this piece also takes inspiration from the lotuses in Benaras, and uses the lotus petal design right at the top. Rs 5,550 approx.
If kitsch is your style, then we’ve got you covered. This Fiesta Printed Lamp from Vajor, especially designed for the festive season, takes inspiration from watercolour prints, to add a touch of festive light to your corners. Aesthetic in form and functional in design, this rectangular table lamp is perfect when teamed with a gold curtain on the side. Rs 3,699 approx.
Our pick among chandeliers definitely has to be this Golden Luster Niagra Chandelier from Llardó. Created by German designer Bodo Sperlein, this magnificent piece takes inspiration from Llardó’s iconic fairies (the butterflies). This version is enriched with golden lustre, hand applied in a complex technique to create subtle points of light that falls in cascades. Rs 1,940,200 approx.
From the studios of Ajji, created by Lekha Washington, this Kiku chandelier is not only grand in its design and appeal, but also can be customised according to preference. From playing with the multiple arms of the light to twisting them to create interesting patterns, the possibilities of making this a unique state-of-the art piece, are endless. Rs 2,03,500 approx.
Just for jali
If you’re looking for some shadow play to add some drama to your décor this festive season, check out Purple Turtle’s ornate iron lamp. Called the Kali lamp, it is fashioned in the jali pattern, and is designed to illuminate your home thanks to its intricate work. Rs 2,294 approx.
Address Home’s festive collection this Diwali, is all about reimagining French boudoir. This lotus gold metal tea light holder has embossed brass petals cast with a veneer of gold around its glass centre. Created with fine craftsmanship and in traditional gold and bronze colours, this one guarantees to add some pizzazz to your Diwali décor this festive season. Rs 1,490 approx.