Jewelry for the Home: Marjorie Skouras Chandeliers

All the bling at the Oscars on Sunday (especially those amazing green earrings on Angelina Jolie—oh, and Amy Adams’ gem-studded bib) got us dreaming about jewelry for the home. A chandelier is a logical place to start, and these stunners by Marjorie Skouras are glamorous enough, don’t you think? Take a look at more of her designs after the jump…

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Skouras uses semi-precious stones like coral and turquoise for her dramatic creations.

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We’re guessing the price is prohibitive, unless of course you’ve got a little salon like this one in need of a lighting solution. Still, even in a recession, it's fun to dream. And if you have DIY skills, all is not lost... Sarahrae blogged about the Turquoise Empire Chandelier (pictured above) on AT: Chicago a few weeks ago, and proposed that with some devoted hours at the bead store, it might be a doable project. We could see trying out a handmade version with some coral beads too, maybe using a very basic Ikea chandelier as the frame.

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Or if something smaller-scale seems more realistic, you could try to replicate these gemstone knobs. Like a great cocktail ring for your dresser!

See more of Marjorie Skouras’ work on her site.

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