So, my plan now is to make a chandelier out of it if I can.
V suggests something with Mason jars rather than crystals. I'm okay with that plan. The wiring will have to be exposed so I think some sort of old-style cotton covered lamp wire.
Here are some pix found of what others have done:
The above pix (most of them at least) are from these sites:
And here are some without jars - but industrial nevertheless:
Even though it's from Pottery Barn, I like this one - the Edison Chandelier. Maybe I start with this type of configuration and then just dangle and wrap the cords through the spokes and around the wheel. That would work probably.
This is going the right direction:
But this is the one!!! - Next post is all about the pulleys I'm going to need to suspend the chandelier from. (okay, maybe not the very next post, but someday soon)