James R. Moder
The James R. Moder Story
Premier crystal chandelier maker James R. Moder was founded nearly fifty years ago in the US. However, its heritage dates back nearly 200 years more and thousands of miles away. It all began in Austria (then Bohemia), with the development of fine crystal by Swarovski and other artisans.
Today, based in Dallas, TX, James R. Moder continues to create its stunning line of classic Old World chandeliers with Austrian crystal, and has successfully expanded their line to include a variety of contemporary styles.
Why We Love James R. Moder Lighting
James R. Moder puts 250 years of crystal cutting experience and innovation to sparklingly good use. They incorporate the finest Swarovski crystal into their lighting designs, as well as their own signature cuts. The range of available crystal--including Swarovski ELEMENTS and SPECTRA and James R. Moder IMPERIAL, REGAL and BUDGET--also corresponds to a range of pricing. In other words, now everyone can afford to have fine crystal fixtures in their home.
A Fun Fact About James R. Moder
In order to really set the company apart, James R. Moder crystal artisans have innovated a variety of specialty crystal shapes and facet patterns therein. They've given the James R. Moder treatment to cut crystal hearts, tapered baguettes, pears, pendulums and pendalogues.
Noteworthy Lighting From James R. Moder
The Broadway Linear Crystal Chandelier is the best example of what James R. Moder has done in the area of contemporary crystal chandeliers. The Broadway collection includes square and wave-shaped shades with precisely arranged strands of octagonal crystals as well as others with seemingly random drops of variously shaped crystals.