Within the stages of the expansion projects of the holy shrine by roofing the sanctuary of Aba Al-Fadl Al-Abbas (peace be upon him), which is nearing completion, the decoration of this ceiling with chanderliers of measurements and sizes compatible with the existing chandeliers that were previously installed inside the holy sanctuary, in order to create a state of artisitic harmony between these chandeliers on the one hand and with the rest of the internal and external decorations and inscriptions on the other hand.
The chandeliers were imported from the Republic of Czech, which is characterized by the manufacture of the finest chandeliers made from natural crystal, the company of Brilliant Crystal Lighting is one of the major companies that have a long history in the chandelier industry or what is called the electric lanterns. The company has an experience of more than 50 years reliying on the expertise and taste. These chandeliers were made specially for the the Al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine according to the needs of the sanctuary of Aba Al-Fadl Al-Abbas (peace be upon him) according to the distribution plan of these chandeliers to fit in terms of weight, inscriptions and their consumption of electrical power and other details.
Mr. Ali Majhool, the head of the chandeliers' unit at the department of the sanctuary's care, has stated: "There were 22 chandeliers of 3,2 m of diameter and 4,2 m of height, containing 203 lamps covered by small umbrellas in form of an hemisphere called Hubabi, that are gold-plated and hand-engraved by the logo of the Al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine in addition to a large number of handmade crystal."
He added: "Each chandelier consists of 105 branches, and the branch is in form of a metal rod coated with the Italian gold water coated by the natural crystal in a beautiful way. Six chandeliers have been hung, four of them in the northern side, starting from the gate of Imam Ali Al-Hadi (peace be upon him) to the gate of Imam Musa Al-Kadhem (peace be upon him), and two chandeliers were hung in the western side, starting from the gate of Imam the Owner of the Time (peace be upon him) to the gate of Imam Al-Hassan (peace be upon him), and in the next few days, the remaining chandeliers will be also hung in the eastern side of the shrine."
It is to mention that the installation porcess of these chandeliers is done in two phases, the first is conducted on the ground, to fix together the electric parts and the second phase is to install the other parts of the branches, lamps and other accessories, which takes a full week to complete the installation of one single chandelier.