Traditional chandeliers and light fixtures often feature beautiful triedres, quads or tronchis hanging like icicles from the ceiling. Found in many hotel lobbies or grand entrances. These pieces are an incredible way to add that "wow" factor to any fixtures as well as extreme depth and height to a fixture.
The Tronchi is a specialty chandelier part that is commonly used exclusivel as the crystal for larger chandeliers in public places. In the United States it is frequently found in hotel lobbies and ballroooms and other large venues. most commonly it is found in Murano, Italian Venini chandeliers that have a heavy artistic style. The Tronchi is a hollow glass tube, usually in a 5 point rounded star shape. The clear glass can have various styles within the glass to catch the light. In larger fixtures there can be over 100 tronchi's of various lengths in use. ChandelierParts.com stocks Tronchi's in common lengths ranging from 5 to 15 inches, and can special manufacture larger sizes in sufficient quantities with sufficiant lead times. Tronchi's are not made domestically and are imported from Italy.