hacienda style lighting

Hacienda Style Lighting

Hacienda style lighting includes handmade iron chandeliers, wall sconces and outdoor lanterns. As the term hacienda in itself defines the style, there are many designs available as well as new once constantly being invented. The history of hacienda style lighting reaches beginning of colonial period in Americas when Spanish arrived. They immediately began building cities…

mexican wrought iron chandelier

Mexican Wrought Iron Chandelier

What is Mexican wrought iron chandelier? One may assume that any lamp from metal produced in the country would be called that way. And probably he/she wouldn’t be mistaken. However, what we want to say when talking about Mexican chandelier is a specific style which resembles Spanish heritage of iron work used for decorating hacienda…

mexican forged iron chandeliers

Forged Iron Chandeliers from Mexico

Mexico is the best source of old world forged iron chandeliers. Since Spanish conquest new arrivals began building in the new world cities based on plans drawn in Europe. Any construction at the time either churches or public included all decorative elements used back home. Illumination fixtures were a big part of hacienda architecture. At the…

forged iron interior illumination

Forged Iron Illumination Fixtures

Forged iron lamps and chandeliers are great for rustic interior illumination while converting a room into Spanish style hacienda. Some designs include a lot of elements and others are simple. Making a basic chandelier out of hand forged iron doesn’t mean it is going automatically loose its colonial hacienda character. Rustic forged iron illumination fixtures…

hacienda forged iron lighting

Hacienda Style Lighting

Forged iron was used by Spanish in Europe long before their arrival to Americas. Once they did they introduced hacienda style while building their colonial residences, churches and public office buildings. Forged iron lights including wall sconces, ceiling chandeliers and table lamps were big part of the style which was based too the large degree…

rustic wrought iron chandelier

Rustic Wrought Iron Chandelier

I was often asked about rustic wrought iron chandeliers. More precisely what rusted metal finishing really mean? To make a chandelier as rustic as possible we truly create rust on the wrought iron surface. First we pour acid and wash with water. Then leave it on the sun for hours. The process of creating rustic…

custom iron chandelier

Custom Iron Chandelier

This custom iron chandelier is our latest project we are working on. It is huge lamp designed for high ceiling living room or foyer in both residential setting and commercial establishments. Chandelier iron is going to be naturally rusted with rustic and at the same time elegant look. Those are basic characteristics: Diameter 57” Height…