Gallery Foucault's Orb Crystal Iron 6 Light Chandelier

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This crystal-and-iron six-light chandelier in the shape of Foucault's Orb is sure to become a conversation piece when you hang it in your dining room. Its real crystal construction shines brilliantly with the power of six 40-watt bulbs.


ITEM#: 14428185

This wrought iron and crystal 6 light orb light fixture looks spectacular in any room. This beautifully unique version from the Versailles collection is made from 100 percent crystal that captures and reflects the light of the candle bulbs. Add inspired lighting to your home with this unique chandelier modeled after an antique gyroscope. This six-light Foucault's Orb fixture displays candlestick lights in a spherical wrought-iron frame that contributes to the vintage look. Crystal pendants and draped beads lend a dazzling effect to this suspended fixture, which is ideal for your foyer or dining area.

This chandelier is designed with neutral accents to complement any decor style. The chandelier uses 40-watt bulbs, so it lights up rooms of all sizes despite requiring very little energy. The package comes with 18 inches of chain to hang from, allowing you to find a height that suits your needs.

  • Comes with 18 inch PF chain/wire
  • Setting: Indoor
  • Fixture finish: Iron
  • Number of lights: Six (6)
  • Requires (6) six 40 watt chandelier bulbs, Not Included
  • Dimensions: 24 inches wide x 25 inches high

This fixture does need to be hard wired. Professional installation is recommended.


Material Wrought Iron
Finish Metal Finish
Number of Light 6 Lights
Width 18 in to 36 in
Height 23 in or more
Assembly Assembly Required
Bulb Wattage 40 W
Light Bulb Type Incandescent
Light Direction Multi-directional
Lighting Type Chandeliers
Dimensions See description
Manufacturer Warranty 1 year Manufacturer
Materials See description
Model Number 988/6

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  • Great Purchase

    I love this Chandelier. For the money it is a steal. I highly recommend it

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  • Foucault's Orb Crystal Iron 6 Light Chandelier

    Great look at a significant savings over the RH look, with tons of crystals and spares. Large in scale, suitable for a high ceiling entry. The oddly shiny red-speckled finish made me hesitate, but once it was up the paint scheme isn't too noticeable. As other reviewers mention, you're pretty much on your own to freestyle the crystal hanging arrangement, as the guide is a simple little sketch lacking in detail. If you plan to go high with this, do hang it from a closet rod between two chairs to decorate before you have it installed.

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  • Beautiful!!!

    I am so glad I purchased this chandelier. I was scared due to the other reviews of the "little red specs" on the orb. But you can't even see them once it is hung. I get soooo many compliments on this chandelier and it looks like the ones from another retailer that cost over $*****. Buy this chandelier!!! You will not regret.

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  • Great design but product flawed

    We had to return this first one shipped because it was not a perfect sphere. We are awaiting to see if overstock will send us a new one that is what was advertised on their site.

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  • Great!

    Everyone comments on and loves this chandelier. It was easy to hang and we're very happy with it.

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  • Nice light with a little elbow grease

    Ok. I am keeping this light and trying to make it work. It has pros and cons. Let me tell you the truth and you can decide if this is the light for you. WHAT IS THIS LIGHT MADE OF? This light is not ALL iron. The orb is. The chandelier parts are steel or tube metal or something. The light comes almost fully assembled. WHAT ABOUT THE CYRSTALS? The crystals are pretty, have a few with scratches, bubbles or other defects but are still pretty. I have plenty left over crystals to choose the best ones since you have one terrible diagram to look at to try to figure out placement of all the crystals. Still not a terriblle situation- I used my creative license and the crystal set up looks really good (and I have plenty of left overs for replacements). The attachments between crystals are the gold color. WHAT IS THE COLOR OF THIS LIGHT? Ok- this is where I am pretty disgusted. The light claimes it is "iron". I (wrongly) assumed an iron finish meant black wrought iron. Maybe it was a little rusty (that would have been great!). But no. The paint is a glossy black paint with glossy bright red speckles. Even the "candles". It is so tacky, so dollar store, so so ugly. (PS I love dollar stores too, so no offense). I tried my best to fix this situation by buying spray paint in rust color and textured. Sprayed the whole light. Only problem is the one glass piece on the light isn't removable. I can see through the glass and notice the horror show paint behind it. I am hoping it isn't too noticable to anyone else. Time will tell if this is a livable situation. OTHERWISE, now that it is a rusty looking light, it looks great, very very basically exact to a light on my favorite "restoration" site. That light cost over $2000.! So this is quite a savings (as long as the terrible original paint doesn't show through the glass). It's a mixed bag- good deal if you want to do the work and you compare the price to that other site, but 250 bucks is an aweful lot of money to spend on a light that you have to fix to make pretty

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  • Great buy

    there is a lot of assembly, but it was worth it for the price. the crystals aren't actual crystal and the little hooks that hold them in place seem flimsy, but they hold fine and you can't tell when it's up in the ceiling space. there are a TON of extra parts, and the instructions could be better, I just went by the picture and made up some of the design.

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  • Removing the crystals is not an option

    I love the style of this chandelier BUT I was hoping I would have the option to keep the crystals off for a more rustic look. I knew they required some assembly so I figured if I left them off, it would have the look I was going for. Well, the crystals themselves are detachable, but the crystal/glass collar at the top of the fixture is not... nor are the small crystal buttons on the ends of the chandelier arms. I was so bummed- I really wanted to love this fixture but I returned it without even hanging it. If you like the crystal look, this chandelier is a great option for the price point!!!!!

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  • Orb Crystal Light

    I drooled over this light for months before I bought it. It kept going in and out of stock. When I would go to buy it, it would be sold out again! Finally I was able to buy it with only four remaining! This light shipped extremely fast and came in very big, well packaged box. I guess I didn't read the dimensions closely because the size of the light surprised me a bit. It was bigger than I expected, but still worked well. You might want to get a tape measure out and double check! : ) I have nine foot ceilings and we just shortened the chain so it looked good in our sitting room. This light is in a room right off my entry way and it gets a lot of attention. The light is bronze with very small reddish flecks. I didn't think it distracted from the beauty. Once its up, its a stunner! The crystals are attached with gold clips. I love gold and bronze, so this worked well for what I had planned. I am very happy with this light and the price. I can't afford the original designer one at almost ten times the price, so this is a great substitute!

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  • Unique Light with Great PRice

    I was drawn to this light immediately due to the unique design for my entry foyer. The iron is strong, but not super heavy. Color of the light is closer to black than antique bronze. Beware that there is a lot of assembly with the crystals and there are confusing directions on how to string the crystals. In the end, I winged it and used my own design. The crystals are NOT Swarworski and the wire holding crystals together is gold and pretty flimsy, but when the light is hanging is it beautiful and no one is the wiser. Many. many compliments and 90% cheaper than the original "Foucault's orb" at a major design retailer. Great job again Overstock!

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Questions & Answers

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  • The width listed is a bit confusing to me- would you mind telling me the width of the fixture once assembled?

    • Hello ashleyrenee, the overall width for this lovely item is approximately 24 inches wide. Thank you for shopping with us.

  • Is this CSA or cUL approved?

    • Hello aimee345, this chandelier is UL listed for dry locations. Thanks for shopping with us! L.B.

  • What color are the chains between the crystals? Silver or gold? Not sure I'm going to like the gold when nothing in my kitchen is gold. Any comments?

    • Hello Valued Customer, per our customer reviews, the attachments between crystals are gold. This is a very interesting piece, but it may not work with every decor. I hope this information is helpful. Thank you for shopping with us!

    • Silver & very cheap but bendable

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  • Does anyone have this over their kitchen table? I have a 9' ceiling and a rectangular table. Is it too big?

    • Hello denisehal, this chandelier would be perfect to hang over a standard rectangular dining table. It is not too big. Thank you for shopping with us! a.c.

  • what is the length of the chandelier including the chain?

    • Hello tomithorn, the chandelier itself is 25 inches tall, and the included chain is 18 inches for a total length of 43 inches. Have a good day!

  • Is this CSA approved?

    • Hello aimee345, the Foucault's Orb Crystal Iron 6 Light Chandelier comes with a Certificate of Authenticity. Please feel free to contact us again with any further questions. Thank you for shopping with us!

  • where can I download the instructions to hang the crystals on this chandelier?

    • Hello bekrup, these are the instructions that have been provided to us from the manufacturer. I hope this helps. Thank you for shopping with us.

  • HI, What brand is this chandelier?

    • Hello coufal, we are unable to disclose the manufacturer of some of our products; however, stands behind every product we sell. When necessary we can contact suppliers if a product issue arises. Thank you for shopping with us.

  • I am wondering if its possible to remove the crystals....prefer to have no crystals or very few for a more rustic look

    • Hello, andrea1970. Hope your day is going well. Yes, the crystals are removable. Thank you for shopping with us and please feel free to contact us again with any further questions.

    • When my chandelier arrived, the crystals weren't attached. You can choose not to add Hope this helps - thanks!

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  • What is the weight? Can I add chain/wire to make it hang lower?

    • 10 pounds ?. Yes you could put more chain to the exiting chain. Just pry apart one link and add the etra chain.

  • When will this item be back in stock? Any estimated time frame as to when your warehouse will receive another shipment? Just on a deadline so would like to know if ordering this for a room will be feasible. Thank you!

    • Thank you for your question on this beautiful chandelier. Items are restocked as they become available, however we cannot guarantee if/when an item will be restocked. We recommend entering your email address, in the top right corner of the product page, to be notified if this item does come back in stock.

  • I really like this chandelier. However, it is too large for the area in which I need to use it. By any chance, is there a smaller version of this fixture? If not, can you recommend something similar?

    • Trellio Pendant 6-light Autumn Gold Finish Item #: 14154032 Happy shopping with our everyday low prices.

  • What is the maximum watt bulb that you can use for this fixture?

  • I have 14 foot ceilings. I would like to know how low is the lowest this fixture will hang to the bottom of the fixture? Thanks.

    • Thank you for your question. This chandelier is beautiful! This item is 25 inches tall and comes with 18 inches of chain/wire. So it is a total of 43 inches.

  • Where is this item manufactured?

  • One more time, can the picture be changed to one that can be zoomed in and saved for reference?

    • We will look into getting you better pictures immediately. You will be contacted by Customer Care. Have a great day!

  • Can this chandelier be installed on exteriors (covered porch)? How long is the chain extension?

    • This item comes with 18 inch PF chain/wire. It is designed for an interior setting, but you could probably use outside depending how protected the area is.

  • Thanks for such a fast response. What type of crystals? Optical or simply glass? Also I asked so many questions previously this one was overlooked. Can a the zoom feature be added? I would like to see everything close up and be able to save and/or print a zoomed version. All of the details are hard to see. thanks again!

    • Crystal, nice when light or sun light hits them

  • What does PF mean for the chain and wire? What color is the frame? Someone suggested black with red and appears antique bronze. What type of assembly is required? Attaching the crystals only? Or that plus putting the orb together? Is there any way different views of the chandelier can be added with the zoom feature? I would like to view it from different angles and zoom in to see which crystals are attached and get a better idea of everything... most esp the color. Thanks so much!

    • Hello, this comes with 18 inch PF chain/wire- should say "of" not PF 2. the frame is black 3. yes, just the crystal need to be attached 4. the canopy is standard 2 inches

  • How deep is the canopy that comes with this chandelier? Thanks!


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