Winging It

Not free, but these butterflies are beauties.



 

 

All is illuminated in this spectacular Niagra chandelier by Lladro, the Spanish firm known worldwide for its fine porcelain figurines. Combining the subtle light of fiber optics with multiple porcelain butterflies, this dramatic lighting installation is particularly suited to grand-scale interiors.

Offered in two sizes: 2,000 meters (112¼ by 78¾ inches) with 300 butterflies ($120,000) and 1,100 meters (72¾ x 43¼ inches) with 104 butterflies ($60,000); replacement of butterflies is complimentary. Available through Lladro U.S.A., Inc, 43 W 57th St, New York, NY; (212) 838-9356. For more info: lladro.com; (800) 634-9088.