Good Questions: At What Height Should a Pendant Hang Above a Table?

Hi There — My husband and I just bought a beautiful Nelson Saucer lamp for our dining room and I am wondering how high above the table it should hang? How many feet from the table-top to the bottom of the lamp? Any suggestions would be much appreciated! Julia

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While we tend to stray from hard and fast "rules" about such matters, we think it is important that the pendant is high enough to not obstruct the view of anyone sitting at the table and also low enough to help define the dining area and light it properly.

Anyone else?

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