All Pendant Lighting

Our Curated Collection of Pendants


Glass Pendants

Clear, textured & seeded glass


Art Glass Pendants

Artistic Expressions


Modern & Contemporary Pendants

Hand-Picked to Distinguish your Modern Style


Transitional Pendants

A perfect blend of various styles


Traditional Pendants

Classic looks that transcend time


Oversized Pendant Lights

Pendants 20" and wider


Rustic Pendants

Lodge & Rustic Inspired Designs


Industrial Pendants

Vintage & Modern Industrial Designs

Related Design Guides


Pendant Lighting Ideas

for Kitchen Islands & more


3 Types of Lighting:

Ambient, Task & Decorative


Lighting a Living Room

Tips on Lamps, Ceiling Lights & more


Whether it’s the artistry or the practicality, everyone loves elegant pendant lights! From globe pendants in kitchens to mini pendants in bathrooms, pendant lighting helps to bring the light down to the level where you need it! Keep your design simple with a single light pendant, or make a bolder statement with a 2-light cluster pendant or drum shade fixture. Distinguish your style with fresh and exciting finishes, including copper, brass, and glass pendant lights. The possibilities are endless to customize your rooms in the way you want. From modern pendant lighting to rustic pendant lights, we have elegant pendants that exude style and class. Dress up your kitchen, foyer, bedroom and all the spaces in between with one of a kind pendant lights from Shades of Light.


Pendant lights are a popular choice for kitchens and other food and drink prep areas because they are so practical! Whether you have a small cooking space to illuminate, or you want to hang a series of kitchen island pendant lights to brighten up a spacious worktop, our selection of hanging pendant lights has something for every home chef. Pendants are also a stylish choice for adding cozy lighting to a small kitchen table or breakfast nook, and they are a fun home bar lighting idea that can make a DIY basement bar feel like the real deal. Shop a range of styles, including farmhouse pendant lights in rustic wood finishes and modern kitchen pendants in sleek minimalist metal finishes such as nickel and bronze.

Do you know the difference between the three types of lighting layers in a kitchen? Consult our ambient, decorative, and task lighting guide for advice on balancing your kitchen light layers.


Foyer lights are not only a functional way to illuminate an area that needs to be well-lit for safe movement. Placing pendant lighting in the entryway is also a smart way to make a beautiful first impression as guests enter your home. If you have windows looking into your home’s entryway, a stylish statement pendant can also add to the house’s curb appeal. And, if you are in the process of renovating your home to sell, this is one fixture update that may help you wow potential buyers upon entry! For a blend of classic style with modern touches, consider a transitional foyer pendant.


While floor lamps, and table lamps may be the most well-known reading light options, we love pendants for a reading light solution with an unexpected elegant twist! If you are in the midst of a home upgrade and know exactly where your reading and working spaces will fit into your design, a pendant can be hard-wired above the desk area or over bedside tables on either side of a bed. Try an industrial pendant for a bedroom or office design with an urban chic feel, or a beautiful art glass pendant for a one-of-a-kind pop of color.

Frequently Asked Questions About Pendant Lighting

Looking for help choosing a pendant light to hang in your kitchen, foyer, or other space? Here are answers to a few of the most frequently-asked pendant lighting questions. You can also check out our pendant lighting guide for even more tips and advice, like how to find the right pendant light size and how far apart to hang a series of pendant lights.

Is Pendant Lighting In Style?

Pendant lights are a classic fixture that combines stylish form with unparalleled task light function, bringing the light exactly to where you need it! But, just because they’re a long-time favorite fixture doesn’t mean that there aren’t pendant lighting designs at the cutting edge of contemporary style. If you want a pendant light that feels fresh and up-to-date, consider a modern or contemporary pendant.

Where Can I Find Linear Pendant Lighting?

Hanging light designs can sometimes be difficult to fit in one category or another, with design features that blur the lines between chandeliers, pendants, and lanterns. On our site, you’ll find the widest variety of linear hanging lights in our linear chandeliers category. Within this category, you can use the Number of Lights filter under the “Refine” menu to narrow the collection by the number of bulbs you’re envisioning, such as 4-to-6-light fixtures.

How Do You Install Pendant Hanging Lights?

As with all of our hard-wired light fixtures, we recommend consulting a licensed electrician before you install pendants in your home. An electrician can assess your specific wiring needs and advise on the safest product features for the area where you plan to install your pendant. While browsing our pendants collection, be sure to take note of each product’s details, such as damp or wet rating, sloped ceiling compatibility, and hanging hardware options—such as a downrod, wire, or chain—so you can be sure to find the perfect match for your lighting design project.

Still have questions? Our customer service department is always happy to help!

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