Rated 3 out of 5 by Allan Not what I expected
Had been looking for a couple years for compatible chandeliers for my foyer and dining room. Thought I found the perfect fit with the Talia chandelier. Although I do like the design and price of the chandelier I'm not in love with the color. I have other pieces of antique bronze in my home and they all are a rich dark (almost black) color. This chandelier is definitely basic matte brown with absolutely no sheen to it whatsoever. I need to go out now and buy spray paint to give it the richness in color it deserves.
March 20, 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by Seeker Could not wait to get them up. Love the lights.
I have 9 light over dinning area and the 3 light in entry way. Love them.
March 17, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Love2Surf Absolutely Gorgeous
I received my 6-arm Chandelier today in the French country cream color and it is gorgeous. I placed it in my breakfast room above the table which is the same color. I have been looking for this color and style light for this room since I built my house. The other 2 I purchased did not match and went into the trash. My husband said this is the last one he is hanging. I love this so much and looks beautiful in my room. The quality is perfect. I used 25 Watt bulbs and use my dimmer as well.
February 3, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by deby1953 lovely
This chandelier is perfect. It is not too heavy to mount, looks great!
December 17, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by BecLovesBeauty Beautiful! So glad I took a chance!
I have had my eye on the Talia for quite some time, and finally purchased the 6-arm chandelier to go over my kitchen table. I was a bit unsure if the size would be too big for my smallish oval French-inspired 1950's dining set, but I gambled on the advice in Ballard's How to Choose a Chandelier blog post, and I am so glad I did!
The piece is simply beautiful and has made my whole kitchen come alive! The finish is a lovely dark brown, and the whole thing is well made with copper wiring and a nice sturdy chain.
I am an average woman in my mid 30's and was able to install it by myself with a step ladder and a few hand tools (with the help of an existing ceiling-mounted hook to bear the weight while I made electrical connections). I did need some help prying open chain links in order to shorten the length and attach to the mounting hook.
My only word of warning would be that this piece puts off a lot of light! If you are switching out a single bulb piece like I was, or a chandelier with fewer lights, you may wish to consider using lower wattage bulbs in the Talia. I purchased 40 watt-ers and it is too bright for my space. I will probably replace them with bulbs around 25 watts.
November 16, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Cjjl Love the color!
This is beautiful. The neutral color works awesome in my home. Like that I can change the look with the lamp shades.
September 4, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Dogsrmylife Fits our decor well.
The size and color (bronze) is just what I was looking for. The pricing was good as well. It's a transitional style which complements the cottage feel, beams and old pine ceiling of our dining room living room.
July 1, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by dfry Beautiful item, lights the room up very bright!
This beautiful chandelier really illuminates my dining room! Its not too big, nor too small. It looks so elegant and classy! It really looks nice with the dimming switch, to create a nice atmosphere for dining. Very well made, and great quality! Highly recommended!
June 19, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by livelovefashion Obsessed
purchased the petite Talia chandelier to put above my kitchen sink in my kitchen when remodeling, and boy is it gorgeous, especially at night when I only have that light on and it not too bright and not to dark. Its just beautiful and completely changes my kitchen, I also have the 6 arm above my kitchen table and is beautiful and simple as well.
June 11, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by lvu2decorate Looks beautiful
This was the perfect light fixture for my kitchen eating area. At first I wanted to put shades on it, but it looks so good just by itself we decided it was perfect just the was it was.
March 5, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by CaseyLynn Beautiful and well made
We purchased the 6 arm chandelier for our dining room. Very happy with the size and the intimate lighting. Our is on a dimmer and we put shades over the lights. It was easy to install (my husband did it in 10 min).
February 21, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by BDExperience Lighting
Looks great in my redecorated dining room. Pleased with the design---simple, yet can be decorated to fit my taste.
February 16, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by dmp1 Great Chandelier for the price! Love it so far.
Great Chandelier for the price! Love it so far - Great way to update my Dining Room.
February 15, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by ShoppingAddict Beware, quality is questionable.
I wanted a new chandelier that wasn't over done since my home is an open concept. The Talia Chandelier is exactly what I was looking for. Its arms flow really nicely giving it a beautiful look without being to much. Now to what I don't like, the arms are poorly made. If I look at the chandelier from my kitchen it looks great but if I go to my dining room and look towards my kitchen the arms aren't straight. This is a problem since I can't put shades on the chandelier because it brings attention to the fact that is not straight. I have lived with it since I purchased the Talia in July but I really felt it important to leave a review for anyone who may be interested in this item.
February 7, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Ckrig Beautiful
I am so happy with this purchase! It looks fantastic and is made very well. Love it! Also easy to install.....
January 16, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by cmeb nice finish
Overall happy w/purchase. Only disappointment is that the lamp post on the bases are somewhat crooked & it is somewhat more noticeable when the shade is placed on it b/c they are not 'upright' and appear to 'lean'. Considering price, I am pleased w/purchase.
January 2, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by LoveAllThingsFrench A beautiful chandelier!
Our Talia 6-arm chandelier looks so lovely over the kitchen table with the Ivory Linen shades over the bulbs -- just right!!! It is a charming addition to our room and I couldn't be happier with it!
December 26, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5
by highendbargainhunter Talia 9-Arm Chandelier
I love my cream Chandelier that I found at Ballard Designs. It is well made and a great price. I had electricians install it since we had to dismantle an older chandelier and they said it was easy to install. Looks wonderful over my dining room table!
December 11, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by mhrm This is an attractive and well made light.
I purchased the Talia chandelier in the cream finish for a bedroom with a cathedral ceiling. It fills the space nicely and compliments the cream colored iron bed in the room. I had purchased the same chandelier in the dark finish for my dining room a number of years ago. I have been very pleased with the lights.
November 19, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Charm Perfect
This chandelier is perfect! Beautifully designed, it adds graceful style and soft ambient light to the dining area.
November 9, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Amg9583 Beautiful !
Absolutely love this light. Catalog doesn't do it any justice!
October 29, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by mmarcum Love this fixture!
Love this light fixture w/ seagrass shades. Looks just like the picture! Great quality and husband said it was easy to hang.
October 13, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by LaLaF Talia chandelier 6 light
I absolutely love this chandelier. I bought it for my dining room, and it changed the entire look, and feel of the room. I am very pleased. Product is also well made and affordable. Delivery was fast as well. Thanks!
October 3, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Jade7 Great product for the price.
I was looking for a chandelier for the dining area in our new home for a while and couldn't find anything I liked that wasn't too expensive, and then I found this chandelier. I bought the 6-arm chandelier and I couldn't be happier with the purchase! I bought it in the cream color and it looks great in our dining area. The only reason I rated it good instead of excellent is because when my husband installed it he didn't have the easiest time. He had to pry the links apart in the chain to make it shorter, which was a tad difficult to do. Other than that, I love it! I also love that there are so many different varieties of shades you can purchase for it. So, I did also purchase the Ballard linen shades in the "Spa" color for it and they look beautiful. Now I'm thinking about purchasing the smallest version of this chandelier for our stairwell to match!
August 29, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Pennyrile Love at first sight
Received in mail promptly. Color true as render on computer. Suggest you read installation instructions to the end so you don't cut the electric wires too short.
August 11, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by mcsgal Petite Talia 3 Arm Chandelier
This small chandelier is the perfect touch for our library room. For the price you can't go wrong. Ballard has been a good go to online store. I am thankful for the reviews that are allowed on their website.
July 20, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by SunriseLover Prettier in person
I mostly bought this chandelier because of the reviews and now I am giving one too! I couldn't seem to find anything I liked better, although I wasn't crazy about it. It is lovely and much nicer than in the pictures. I put silk shades on it and it is a very nice welcome in our front foyer. I do love it! .....had to wait 3 to 4 months on backorder :C although it was worth it.
July 6, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Willshopagain I love this chandelier. Just as pictured.
When we moved into our house we put in the cheapest light fixture with the idea that we would replace it. This is the perfect addition to our dining room. I also purchased red linen shades to go with it and it looks great. Very happy with ordering from Ballard Designs.
June 24, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5
by Hayhay Cute chandelier!
Great little chandelier! Love the taupe colored shades i purchased.
June 15, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by obsessive This product met our expectations
For years we have looked for a simple but rich-looking
light for our dinette area. We felt we had found it when we saw the illustration in the catalog. Now that we have it, we know we have. We purchased small frosted candle lights
with a low wattage which gives just the effect we needed.
The color, we chose cream, worked perfectly with our
scheme and we are satisfied with the results.
May 11, 2014