Lustre Gabriel by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec for Swarovski at Versailles / by Audrey Kupen

The Gabriel Chandelier by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec is the first permanent contemporary piece installed in the Palace of Versailles and realized by Swarovski.

Measuring 12 meters in height and weighing half a tonne, the chandelier is composed of 800 crystal modules. These pieces are threaded around a stainless steel skeleton containing a LED lighting system.

Film by Juriaan Booij.