Adding Moroccan ceiling lights to your home is the way to go if you’re looking to add a touch of culture and a lot of beauty. Moroccan metal lamps have been popular for years now thanks to their craftsmanship and design. Before highlighting my top choices for Moroccan ceiling lamps, fixtures, and lights, let’s first look at the benefits of considering such an addition to your home.
Benefits of Moroccan Ceiling Lights
One of the top benefits of adding Moroccan style lighting to your home is the creativity involved in almost every light fixture. As you’ll see below, some lights are made of brass, glass, metal, and rattan – all bringing their own unique touch to the overall style.
Another benefit lies in the different color choices. The color you choose will depict the tone of lighting portrayed within the room. In addition to amazing color options, you’ll also find a unique variety of shapes to choose from. From globular to star shaped, the style itself offers a beautiful touch to any room.
My Top Recommendations for Moroccan Ceiling Lights
Brass Ceiling Lamps
Moroccan ceiling lights made from brass automatically emit a warm and pleasant glow in any room. Brass is also a top choice due to its plating, polishing, and finishing characteristics. Lastly, it’s natural color and texture enhance the overall decor of the room.
This brass lamp hangs just off the ceiling and uses colored glass to accent the brass fixture. The star shape is very common in Moroccan decorative items and will be a beautiful addition to your room.
Perhaps the most popular style of Moroccan lighting is pendant lighting. These lamps hang lower from the ceiling and can be found in a variety of different shapes, designs and metal finishes. If you don't like this round style try one of these other options;
- Round Ball Pendant Lamp
- Open Bottom Teardrop Style Lamp
- Lantern Style Pendant Lamp
- Large Moroccan Pendant Lamp
This pendant lamp is made up of three hanging elements at different levels. You can have them created in different colors depending on the style and color of your home decor. These are my favorite style of Moroccan pendant lamps.
I bought my mom a blue Moravian star lamp the first time I went to Morocco and carried it back on my lap so this style is near and dear to my heart. This variation however sits flush to the wall and could be used on a ceiling or on a wall depend on the look and location you're going for.
Glass Ceiling Lamps
Moroccan glass ceiling fixtures add a tasteful design to any room. Not only is their biggest characteristic transparency, but they are also easy to keep clean. Consider adding this style of lighting in your dining room, living room, or home office.
A modern style of Moroccan lamps, this glass ceiling lamp is a delight. If your style is more modern with clean lines and less ornate – this is the style for you!
Metal Ceiling Lamps
When it comes to metal ceiling lamps, they typically look best with high ceilings, especially for the chandelier style. Metal has a way of adding statement and unique illumination to any space. Give your guests something to talk about with metal Moroccan style ceiling lights.
The classic metal style goes up a notch with the inclusion of frosted glass behind the design. This design is best suited for larger spaces – there are 6 light bulb spots inside!
A simple version of the pendant lighting above using the moravian star motif. This would look great in a kitchen or a kids room for something unique and different.
A scalloped structure around the middle of this lamp with a dome on top and bottom, it's really a beauty! This lamp is made to order depending on the dimensions you choose.
Rattan Ceiling Lamps
Usually 100% handmade, rattan ceiling lamps offer stylish pendant-style lighting to any room. It’s natural feel and design creates a modern atmosphere that is easy to decoratively accommodate.
You may not think of rattan lampshades as Moroccan but this style is really popular especially for outdoor areas. This shade is unstructured and would be ideal for a veranda or outdoor seating area.
A slightly different interpretation of the rattan style lamp, this is a bit more structured while still fun and free-flowing.
Creating a Moroccan inspired space begins with adding the perfect Moroccan ceiling light. Use some of my suggestions above to start creating the illuminating space of your dreams.