Angelina 3-light chandelier- it was sleek, it was cheap ($75) BUT it was not gold
So off to Hobby Lobby for a little gold leafing kit:
It was a fairly simple application- you paint the glue-y stuff on, lay on a sheet of gold leaf, brush it all down with a soft bristle artist brush.
Note: This stuff does get everywhere- so make sure you cover your surfaces with paper or plastic.
And here it is hanging in my office:
much better, no?