Illuminating the past with France’s chandelier craftsman
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The chandelier dates back to Antiquity and exists in a variety of styles, from Baroque to Art Deco. These elaborate lights illuminate the most beautiful of interiors, such as the nave of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris. FRANCE 24 takes you to the southern French Lubéron region, where Régis Mathieu gives these sparkling wonders a new life. Piece by piece, the craftsman and his team restore some 200 chandeliers a year - masterpieces from across the world, which have travelled through time.