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Other than chandeliers, Fos Lighting also houses other kinds of lights to suit every occasion, writes RASHI TIWARY

If you’re the kind of person who fancies bright lights and colours, chances are that you’re not one to be charmed by just lamps.

Most definitely in the cult of those who love luxury, chandeliers can change the look of your home and illuminate the most staid interiors. Uplighters are also known to diffuse light better thereby minimising the glare.

At Fos Lighting in Banjara Hills, these chandeliers are priced between Rs.5,275 and Rs.2,70,00 and besides the regular ornate and fancy ones, there is also a more subtle variety that includes antiques and teakwood.

For instance, a simple wood finished steel chandelier with frosted white glass is priced at Rs. 9,975 while a satin steel finished square brass and crystal chandelier with frosted glass shades is priced at Rs.39,775.

There are chandeliers with Jaipuria work on glass, real gold paint, brass or just plain crystals.

And what is more important is that these are compatible with most bulbs including CFL, LED and energy-saving lamps. The shop imports most of its crystals from Austria.

Reshma, the store executive, says, “Maintaining these chandeliers is also fairly easy. In fact, even polishing is not required. You can clean it with a dry cloth or a feather brush.”

Describing these products as ‘life-long’, she says they go with every occasion. If broken or damaged, the store makes a free replacement, if a snapshot of the damaged piece is sent to them.

While the cost of the chandelier does not include fitting charges, the store can make the necessary arrangements if needed on additional charges.

Apart from the high-end consumer segment, those who love antiques are also regular visitors to the store. Originally a Delhi-based store, it has just one outlet in Hyderabad that opened one-and-a-half years back and has been doing brisk business since then.

Other than chandeliers, Fos Lighting (Ph.40164229) also houses other kinds of lights to suit every occasion. There are lamps, ceiling lights, table lights, floor-level lights, recessed lights, outdoor lights and bath lights.

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