The Rezzonico chandelier is the most prestigious model among the Venetian chandeliers.
The Rezzonico chandelier was first created in Venice in the mid-18th century for the Rezzonico family, from which it takes its name. The Rezzonico was one of the most prestigious families in Venice. In about 1750 they bought a palace on the Grand Canal which was to represent the expression of the family's wealth and prestige. For the new residence, the Rezzonico family wanted a large luxury modern chandelier, as never before, so as to impress guests and visitors from the moment they arrived at the palace.
A huge and magnificent Murano glass chandelier was commissioned and built, a work of engineering art, a suspended sculpture, with several rows of arms and a riot of flowers and decorations, in a perfect balance of weights and proportions, perfectly balanced. The success of the Venetian chandelier was enormous and, from the time, the Rezzonico model, among the Venetian-style chandeliers, identifies a type of lighting inspired by the first Rezzonico chandelier.
The modern Rezzonico chandeliers are created by glass masters according to the ancient techniques of Murano, inspired in the design by the ancient model of the eighteenth century. Each glass factory has its own secrets of realization and enriches the structure characterized by several rows of arms, with flowers and decorations in glass and crystal. The traditional Rezzonico chandelier can have 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 21, or 36 lights, however, there are no limits to the size and number of lights, do not hesitate to contact us for customized projects.