The World's Largest LED Chandelier Sips Electricity, Champagne

Illustration for article titled The World's Largest LED Chandelier Sips Electricity, Champagne

This 7000lb behemoth chandelier has a 35-foot diameter of steel, glass and acrylic. It features 328 lights. And it only uses 1120 watts of electricity. Constructed by Meyda Tiffany for the e Stanley Theater in Utica, New York, the opulence of a gigantic piece of lighting art is unquestionably more palatable when it's not eating our coal, killing our dolphins, etc. Bonus shot after the jump.

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Illustration for article titled The World's Largest LED Chandelier Sips Electricity, Champagne

[Meyda Tiffany via Gizmowatch]

DISCUSSION

First person to complain that the light coming from this is hideous because they are not using incandescent bulbs should win a prize.

It is an impressive piece of work, averaging 3.5 watts per light. It just shows what is possible if you really want to use less energy — and money is no object.