Impressive and dramatic, by adding a black chandelier to your scheme you can create a bold and beautiful statement in any space. Black has the power to redefine classic chandeliers, taking them from traditional and elegant to super chic and up-to-date. You’ll find affordable chandeliers that can be positioned above the dining room table to add extra sparkle to the room when entertaining and for gatherings with friends, or perhaps you have a period home with beautiful high ceilings and are looking for a classic iron chandelier that will be the focal point of your hallway. So whether you are looking to give your bedroom a shot of seductive glamour with a beaded glass classic or want to transform your dining room with a dark contemporary design, we've got a black chandelier for you. Take a look at our pick of the best designs.
1. MiniSun Theresa Five Light Crystal Chandelier
Add gothic glamour with a stylish black chandelier. This petite version comes with five candelabras, and just the right amount of glass droplets to make an impression. H82 W50 D50 cm
2. Cascada Gold Hoops Round Chandelier
This luxe chandelier has linked hoops and a round black shade with a reflective gold inner, and would be the perfect finishing touch in a contemporary dining room. The loosely hanging links have a glamorous golden sparkle when illuminated. Requires four E27 bulbs, max 40W (not supplied). H105 W67 D67cm.
3. Denver Ceiling Light Chandelier
A striking modern chandelier with decorative light-reflecting droplets and a black chrome finish. This contemporary design would look very eyecatching in a hallway or dining room. Maximum bulb wattage 60. H45.5 W25.5 D25.5cm.
4. Antoinette Five-Light Chandelier
Add a glamorous feel to your home with this beautiful Antoinette chandelier, which has a striking pewter body along with beading and acrylic droplets. One size available H63cm to 84cm x 50cm diameter. Requires five 46 watt (max) Small Edison Screw (SES) bulbs.
5. I Love Retro Vintage Saloon Chandelier
For an alternative take on the classic black chandelier, opt for this fabric version with five satin shades in monochrome patterns, a black flex and chrome ceiling rose. It makes a real statement piece with a vintage twist. Requires five E14 bulbs, maximum 40W per bulb. Drop 92 x W45cm.
I Love Retro Vintage Saloon Chandelier, £149, Bouf
6. Örtofta Chandelier
This ornate chandelier is perfect if you want a mix of traditional droplets with something a little more dramatic. The elegant curved black frame adds interest and definition when unlit and projects decorative patterns on to the ceiling and wall when illuminated. Requires Ikea Ledare LED bulb GU10 200 lumen. H50cm 42cm diameter.
7. Black Beaded Chandelier
If you are lucky enough to have high ceilings, then why not go for this stunning ceiling light? This wooden beaded chandelier is a stylish alternative to more traditional glass chandeliers. With black wooden beads, this light will provide a dramatic feature over a table or in a bedroom. Made from wood and iron. Requires E27 screw bulb, max 60W. H102 W83cm.
8. Venetian Five-Light Chandelier
This glamorous statement chandelier is chrome plated with hand polished glass beads. The modern design features three sparkling bands that overlap each other to form a spectacular feature in your room. Requires 20W G4 halogen bulb 952-137. Max drop 90 x 45cm diameter.
9. Cowshed Interiors Riveted Mesh Round Chandelier
The stylish combination of iron and gauze makes this a standout piece. The chandelier has metal frame and eight lights, and is suspended on a lengthy linked chain, which also guides the electrical wiring. Made from metal. H30 (light only) W86 D86cm. Chain 126cm (can be shortened).
10. Junction Chandelier
Looking for a modern take on the chandelier? The Junction chandelier combines slender lines and an exposed bulb for a contemporary industrial look. An opulent lighting display for the home, the profile of this three-tier chandelier fits effortlessly within sleek modern interiors. Copper. H60 W25cm.
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Rachel Homer has been in the interiors publishing industry for over 15 years. Starting as a Style Assistant on Inspirations Magazine, she has since worked for some of the UK’s leading interiors magazines and websites. After starting a family, she moved from being a content editor at Idealhome.co.uk to be a digital freelancer and hasn’t looked back.
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