Bobeches (under 1 center hole

Posted on: May 23, 2018, by :

68mm Leaded Turkish Crystal Bobeche

Box of 6 3 Glass Bobeches and 1 4 Bobeche

Hanging crystal prisms (sun catchers) with dental floss

Box of 6 5 Glass Criss Cross Bobeches

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90mm Turkish Hand Cut Crystal Bobeche

Box of 3 Assorted sizes of Bobeches and 2 Bowls

When ordering a replacement bobeche, there are several important things to keep in mind:

Methods of Making/Finishing Chandelier Prisms

Size of the center hole – usually 1/2 inch to 1 inch

Finding the Right Size Replacement Part

Pressed glass or cut crystal – cut crystal will have sharper more distinct lines while pressed glass you may see mold lines, texture from the dies and the sharp angles are less defined.

Bobeches are among the most commonly damaged item on a chandelier to be broken, its best if these items are removed, prior to moving a chandelier. Most often they are very easy to remove, just by simply slipping them vertically over the candle cover. These should then be wrapped securely to avoid damaging your chandelier.

Replacement parts for your chandelier!

Number of pin holes – from none to about 24. These usually run around the top lip of the bobeche.

Bobeches also spelled bobesches (pronounced bow-ba-shay). Originally these were designed to catch the wax that dripped from candles on early chandeliers. These are now considered an accent piece in which the socket, bulb and candle cover rise from. Today, these frequently are pinned with multiple prisms. offers a stunning array of bobeches.

Size of the bobeche – measure diameter across the top.

Height – the distance from the base when sitting on a table to the top lip.

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