10 Best Sputnik Light Fixtures Inspired by History

Have you ever looked at a chandelier and thought to yourself “that kind of looks like Sputnik”? You’re not the only one. There are actually quite a few such light fixtures. It seems the first artificial earth satellite inspired a lot of designers. It was launched back in 1957 and although it fell back into the atmosphere just a few months after that, it had a huge impact on everything that was to come. Today we’re looking at a few Sputnik light fixtures that you could actually own if you’re into the this style.

1. VINLUZ Sputnik Chandelier

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This is the VINLUZ Sputnik Chandelier. It has eight arms, each with a light bulb at the end, all pre-wired and pre-threaded. They’re all connected to a central ball and have this beautiful golden finish that gives the chandelier a very elegant and refined look and also helps it stay trendy. The hanging height can be adjusted per your request which is a nice detail that increases the versatility of this piece.

8 Lights
VINLUZ Sputnik Chandelier
VINLUZ Sputnik Chandelier

All the arms are pre-wired and pre-threaded for easy installation

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2. Sputnik Chandelier 8-Light Vintage Pendant Light

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The Dellemade XD00859 Sputnik Chandelier also has eight arms but they’re all horizontal and parallel to each other which makes this fixture a bit different from other similar models. It’s easy to install and all the arms are already wired and ready to be screwed into the cylinder-shaped central piece. The chandelier is 31” (80 cm) wide and 26.7” (68 cm) long. The height is adjustable.

3. Dellemade Sputnik Chandelier 6-Light Modern Mid-Century Ceiling Light 

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This Dellemade Sputnik Chandelier only has six arms but that doesn’t make it any less eye-catching. In fact, this helps to highlight its simplicity. The design is modern and minimalist and the height is adjustable which makes this chandelier a great fit for a variety of different spaces including living rooms, hallways, offices and more. It measures 29.5” in diameter and uses six E26 bulbs.

2 years warranty
Dellemade Sputnik Chandelier 6-Light Modern Mid-Century Ceiling Light
Dellemade Sputnik Chandelier 6-Light Modern Mid-Century Ceiling Light

What's really cool about it is that you can adjust the angle on the arms to create the perfect combo based on your needs. 

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4. Jazava Industrial Sputnik Chandelier

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The Jazava Sputnik Chandelier has no less than 12 arms which makes it best for large living rooms, dining areas and big spaces in general. It features a modern-industrial design and can be installed on both sloped and flat ceilings. The dimensions of this chandelier are as follows: 31.89” diameter, 15” fixture height and 47.24” total height.

12-Lights
Jazava Industrial Sputnik Chandelier
Jazava Industrial Sputnik Chandelier

This 12-lights ceiling pendant can DIY the style with the special feature that all the arms can adjust the angle around the central rod,

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5. Dimmable Sputnik Chandelier with 18 Lights Chromed Finish

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The mirrea Sputnik chandelier is even more impressive, featuring a total of 18 arms, each with a light bulb at the end. It measures 37.40” in diameter and the height at which it hangs is adjustable although a high ceiling is required considering the proportions of this fixture. You can also install this chandelier on a sloped ceiling if required and the adaptor is included.

Dimmable
Dimmable Sputnik Chandelier with 18 Lights Chromed Finish
Dimmable Sputnik Chandelier with 18 Lights Chromed Finish

This chandelier light can be installed on the sloped ceiling with the adaptor in package.

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6. OYI Industrial Ceiling Sputnik Chandelier Lighting

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This is the OYI Sputnik chandelier and, as you can see, it has a pretty special design. It’s a semi-flush ceiling light with eight arms that stretch and curve but don’t go straight down which allows the chandelier to have a low profile and to be suitable for all types of spaces, especially those with low or regular-height ceilings.

geometric design
OYI Industrial Ceiling Sputnik Chandelier Lighting
OYI Industrial Ceiling Sputnik Chandelier Lighting

The chandelier uses 8 bulbs and is suitable for a variety of types of spaces such as living rooms, hallways, dining areas, even kitchens and bedrooms.   

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7. Plug in Sputnik Chandelier 12-Light Golden Pendant Light

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The Dellemade DD00134 Sputnik Chandelier offers a different interpretation of the same concept. It features 12 lights that forms branches in all directions starting from the center. They’re surrounded by clear glass globes that create a diffuse light source that’s pleasant to look at yet powerful.

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Plug in Sputnik Chandelier 12-Light Golden Pendant Light
Plug in Sputnik Chandelier 12-Light Golden Pendant Light

It uses 12 G4 bulbs and has a really cute and stylish design. 

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8. TZOE Sputnik Chandelier Mid Century Modern Pendant

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The TZOE Sputnik Chandelier is really cool in its own special way. It has a mid-century modern design which gives it a lot of character and it’s really easy to install. It uses 12 light bulbs, each attached to a straight arm that shoots out of the central sphere. This causes the light to be dispersed evenly in all directions. It works with incandescent, LED, CFL and halogen light bulbs.

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TZOE Sputnik Chandelier Mid Century Modern Pendant
TZOE Sputnik Chandelier Mid Century Modern Pendant

It can be dimmable when you used with a dimmable bulb and compatible dimmer switch

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9. MELUCEE Chandelier 15 Lights Brushed Nickel

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This is the MELUCEE Sputnik Chandelier which has a design really similar to the one showed just above. It has 15 straight arms connected to a central sphere, each with a light bulb at the end. All the arms are pre-wired for easy installation and the hanging length can be adjusted using the 4 rods included.

Brushed Nickel
MELUCEE Chandelier 15 Lights Brushed Nickel
MELUCEE Chandelier 15 Lights Brushed Nickel

The brushed nickel finish gives the chandelier a modern look with a hint of industrial charm. 

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10. Semi Flush Mount 12 Head Adjustable Ceiling Light Pendant Light 

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The Mengzhu-Michelle Sputnik Chandelier is really impressive. It’s 1.2 meters high and has 12 arms. Each arm consists of 2 sections and can folded and adjusted. That means you can have the light bulbs pointing in the desired direction and you can give your chandelier a really special look.

Brushed Nickel
MELUCEE Chandelier 15 Lights Brushed Nickel
MELUCEE Chandelier 15 Lights Brushed Nickel

The brushed nickel finish gives the chandelier a modern look with a hint of industrial charm. 

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