A candle “in the wind” or a lamp-candle appeared in the days of old technologies, “incandescent filaments”. However, such devices have gained distribution with the popularization of LED lamps. This model is a flask with a specific design, these devices successfully simulate the flame, candle fire. These beautiful products will fit into classic interiors, Victorian style, Rococo, Baroque.
Such an invention is practically no different from conventional types of lamps. Often, here is a traditional socle E14, where the letter “E” means the class “E”, and the figure is the diameter of the product. The decorative minion model is intended for those lighting fixtures that work in a standard 220 V network.
If an incandescent lamp of this shape has a power of 15 to 60 watts, then the LED - up to 15 watts.
Due to the fact that several LED lamps will be installed on the chandelier, the light output of the saving bulbs will be sufficient.
The lamp "in the wind" is a special piece of decor. If you purchase an expensive lighting fixture and string round or elongated light bulbs on it, then the general appearance may be ruined. Many manufacturers indicate the use of just this type of lamp (in the form of candles) - for specific devices. Stylish models are suitable only for arcs directed upwards. So you create a solemn, unusual atmosphere in the hall, bedroom, living room.
The product turns into a candle lamp due to a special decorative shell with a hidden discharge tube. The teardrop shape gives the interior an additional appeal. If we are talking about LED devices, then the LEDs "hide" directly under the decorative shell.
They have several advantages over a weak, inefficient incandescent lamp, because:
- energy savings of up to 90%;
- there are many interesting effects (flickering lamp, models with dim lights, dimmer options with adjustable lighting and so on);
- LED "candles" are absolutely safe, non-toxic;
- all models are affordable, a wide range of collections is presented;
- products are distinguished by a wide range of purposes;
- "Fiery" LEDs organically fit into most interior styles (from classic to low-key loft).
The model imitating fire makes an indelible impression on guests, households. Such chandeliers “bring” cosiness, warmth and hospitality to the atmosphere. They are great for romantics, successfully highlight the strengths of the interior.
The most advanced series of lighting technology with new types of dimming, light control is the X-Flash collection of 820 lumens. The device has a color temperature of 4000K - with a color rendering index of CRI 80. Models function perfectly at ambient temperatures from -30 ° to + 50 ° C.
A less powerful “candle” will be the Philips G45 series at 60 watts, Feron at 3 watts.
Among modern products on the market you can also meet:
- many diode R39 products;
- mirror options for spots;
- candles "in the wind", such as X-Flash E14;
- filament options;
- transparent models on filament diodes.
LED “candles” from the brands Camelion, Gauss, Ecola and so on have proven themselves quite well. But you can save money by purchasing energy-saving compact fluorescent candle lamps from the brands Osram, Duluxstar Minicandle, Foton Lighting.
The peak of the popularity of elegant bulbs "in the wind" came at a time when the LEDs took their leading position in matters of external as well as internal lighting. An interesting option would be a model with a matte bulb. It is enough to “arm” with a device with a light output of 88 lm / W. For LED products, manufacturers provide a stabilized power supply.
Energy-saving candles are suitable for decorative lighting, as well as for general-purpose lamps.
Such devices are very durable - unlike fluorescent, traditional incandescent lamps. LED devices are capable of emitting natural white light with excellent color reproduction, more than 80 Ra. Even with a wide range of supply voltage, the light flux from the LED “candle” will not change, adversely affecting the human eye.
An exquisite ceiling chandelier with such elements will transform the interior of any apartment, hotel, country house or hall. You can install here beautiful colored light bulbs "candles" - for example, red, blue, yellow, as well as opaque, transparent. Such effects as crocodile, ice crystal, amber are very popular.
The most elegant options can have golden, silver inserts, which with competent color rendering create the feeling of a real fairy tale in the room. Transparent, dimmable instances - now you can independently adjust the glow, regardless of daylight. Do muted twilight, add romance to dinner for two or relax under the dim flickering of lights above your head.
Standard incandescent and halogen bulbs
Such models have somewhat lost their positions with the release of LED devices. The only thing they can interest the buyer is low cost. However, you also get a short life, frequent replacements, low power. Among these devices, there are many designer appliances in the shape of a candle.
In a wide assortment there are white, color, matte, transparent options and models with decorative spraying. Experts advise looking towards the LEDs, because they have undeniable advantages.
What devices are suitable for?
Equipping their housing, people pay special attention to lighting. After all, the mood of households will depend on how you distribute the lighting devices in the room. Quite often, products in the form of a candle are used on open structures - for example, decorative candelabra, sconces, floor lamps, built-in lamps, table lamps and so on.
With their help, you will be able to make any corner of the apartment more comfortable, put the right emphasis on furniture, emphasize the successful layout of the studio, hall. When choosing, pay attention to the base (E14 or E27). It is important to understand that not a single LED product emits ultraviolet, infrared rays.
Candle "in the wind" is perfect for Baroque, Empire style, Victorian. It is installed in a crystal chandelier, giving the impression of a real fire. If you select unusual lighting for the office, you can pay attention to the teardrop shape - the minion.
Sparkling "dots" are also acquired in order to save. Organically fit into spacious rooms options with a wick.
Learn more about candle lamps in the wind from the next video.