Chandeliers of The Hermitage

While I am not obsessed with chandeliers and the like, I noticed after getting home from visiting St. Pete (as I call it), how many pictures of chandeliers I took at The Hermitage (and of the ceilings).  They are definitely elegant but their designs were not too stuffy.  Not being a connoisseur, but still having opinions, I would say they were made to be interesting not over-bearing.  (Click on the picture to see a larger version.)

Any experts out there who can enrich the readers??




  1. […] another post I shared pictures of the spectacular chandeliers.  Here I would like to focus on the ceilings.  I do not think I have seen ceilings like these in other European palaces, though perhaps […]

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