Photographer's Note

Inside the Sultan Qaboos Mosque. The largest chandelier known in the world, and weighs 8.5 tons. The actual chandelier is prefabricated of Swarovski crystal, has gold-plated metalwork, and hangs down for a length of 14 metres. It has a diameter of 8m to go with this height, making the size of the chandelier same to a five-storey apartment block or block of flats. It contains staircases and platforms necessary for maintenance, and has 1,200 dimmable halogen lamps triggered by more than 36 switching circuits.

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