I may receive an affiliate commission from these links.) I do love me some Jonathan Adler. His designs are right in my sweet spot of color and pattern, and this Adler-designed Vienna Globe pendant lamp from Robert Abbey is no exception. It's a Sputnik-type pendant lamp, featuring white circular glass pieces arranged in a globe shape. It's a little like a dandelion (the IKEA MASKROS lamp that was everywhere a few years ago had a similar look with paper instead of glass pieces -- "maskros" even means "dandelion" in Swedish). Each piece of glass features a pattern made from tiny air bubbles for a handcrafted look.
If that's too rich for your blood, try the Floret 8-Light Satin Brass Chandelier with Clear Crystal Accents from Home Depot. It doesn't have the mod hex-shaped white glass pieces that the Adler pendant has; instead, it has flower-shaped crystal pieces (and that's why it's called Floret). It's slightly larger than the medium-size Adler lamp. It probably looks even more like a dandelion than the Adler does. And best of all, it's only $249. So if you are looking for that dandelion Sputnik look, it's worth checking out.
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