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05/21/2013 11:50 am ET | Updated May 22, 2013

10 Chandeliers That Will Change Your Mind About Lighting (PHOTOS)

Chandeliers are the statement jewelry of home decor. Like a glittering necklace that takes a T-shirt from blah to brilliant, a chandelier becomes the centerpiece of a room as well as a conversation starter.

The light fixtures don't have to be expensive -- we've seen plastic versions from Ikea that create drama (and not just when you're pulling your hair out trying to put it together, either). Whether they're glass or crystal, colorful or classic, they create a focal point in a room. You can even think of chandeliers as money-savers, since the rest of your furnishings can be minimal. How's that for retail math?

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