We were recently roaming the mall with another couple and while my girlfriend and I stopped in Z Gallerie to check things out the guys followed us and found a couple of chairs to sit in and continue their very important (?) conversation. Right over their heads was a sputnik chandelier selling for about $895. Our friend was shocked at the price (he doesn’t get out much) but did not like the light fixture at all.
Personally, I kind of like this look. It is interesting and sparkly and sheds a lot of light, all the things you want out of a chandelier. And I also appreciate the nod to the past as this was a popular shape when I was growing up. Does anyone remember “The Jetsons”? So what is your opinion on this unique chandelier? Would you hang one in your home?
And in case you are wondering, the original sputnik was one of the first satellites launched into space back in the fifties and looked something like this-