In the United Kingdom, the traditional wedding cake is made from a rich fruitcake, although many modern cakes now consist of either vanilla sponge, chocolate sponge or carrot cake. Japanese Kutani Miniature Earthenware Vase, Mid-19th C. Marvelous Four-decked Tibetan Wooden-Handbasket 25"H, Vintage Chinese Abacus (computer)Leather Box W/ Figures, Santo Domingo Hispaniola Copper View Mallet 1719 #b112, 1889 Kerosene Lamp Light , Fostoria Glass Co. Of Ohio. Fruit cakes were a sign of fertility and prosperity which helped them gain popularity because all married men wanted to have plenty of children. From the 15th century, more complex forms of chandeliers, based on ring or crown designs, became popular decorative features in palaces and …

Note : I put the sub-title "Possibly from Eureka Hotel" as I, myself, couldn't confirm the fact that this chandelier was from the particular hotel. In some parts of England, the wedding cake is served at a wedding breakfast, on the morning following the ceremony. Among some of the more elaborate cakes one sees in the United Kingdom are those prepared for the Royal Weddings. As weddings grew and the number of guests increased this task became a joint venture, the groom needed to help cut the growing cake and distribute it among their guests. Pillars between the cake tiers did not begin to appear until about 20 years later. Some cakes are built with only a single edible tier for the bride and groom to share.

The earliest chandeliers were of simple design: two wooden beams forming a cross, with spikes at the end to retain candles made of animal fat. Atlanta, Georgia 30328 | 877.481.5750, ANTIQUE WEDDING CAKE CHANDELIER - Ca. Antique Flush Mount Five-Tiered Wedding Cake Chandelier 200 U-Drop Prisms #2 Scratch-made. Wedding cakes can also be decorated with flowers. The designs and materials used developed as production techniques improved with time. Please click on the picture, If this item contains incorrect or inappropriate information please, Relevant 2 Tier Lucite Wedding Cake Chandelier Brass Fixture Mid Century Modern Clear Frosted Prism Pendant Lamp Hollywood Regency 4 Light ZeeJunkHunter.

I acquired this chandelier from a couple who moved to Northern Virginia from Tennessee in late 2000 due to the high tech boomed around that time.

The antique store told them that this chandelier was once in Eureka Hotel Tennessee which was demolished in 2003. Aware of the importance of the chandelier the couple dragged this chandelier with them when they moved in to NoVa area. A five-tier wedding cake chandelier with a crystal top. Since its beginnings, it was a symbol of triumph and social standing. For international shipping please provide me with your city and zip code. A little bit history about the chandelier. This lightning form has survived the test of time and today it is the perfect finishing touch for every home. - Please to see more bigger picture. However, they have become more affordable to the general public and can be found in a variety of homes and in different styles.