Found in the bodies of water of the Philippines and Indonesia, Capiz shells are abundant. Scientifically, they are known as Placuna placenta or windowpane oyster. It is a flat shell which is transparent and pearly and is an ideal material to use for lampshades, chandeliers as well as candle holders and the like. When illuminated, you’ll see the shells radiate a lustrous glow that will captivate anyone who sees it. A lot of people find a Capiz shell chandelier as a unique and striking item that are bound to receive a compliment from everyone. A Capiz shell chandelier can add grace and style to any home decor. A Capiz shell chandelier also have an attractive, natural look while still lending a dramatic flair to a room.
If you want to purchase, a simple online search will give you an idea of the many capiz shell chandelier designs. To help narrow down your choices, always consider your personal tastes, the amount of light you will need in the room, and the interiors and furnishings that you have in your room at present. For a relaxing, beachfront atmosphere, choose a chandelier in the contemporary minimalist style. On the other hand, if you want to transform your room into a tropical paradise a la Copacabana, go for multi-tiered or multi-armed chandeliers. A capiz shell chandelier is not only a feast for the eyes, this lighting is a delight to the ears as well because of the delicate tinkle they produce when blown by a gentle breeze.