I looked at many chandeliers on this website, and I purchased this one because it did not say it took candelabra bulbs and I was looking for a light that would really light up the room. I thought that I would be able to put regular bulbs into this fixture and that is why I purchased it. It looks nice in the room, but now that I am only realizing I need candelabra bulbs after someone already hung it for me, I guess I am stuck with it - would have liked more light!
That being said, my only hesitation when buying it was the wire in the middle, and that proved to be no problem because there is a plastic tie which you can use to make it look straightened out down the center by tying it to the metal bar under the center bulb.
I love the chandelier in my breakfast nook. It hangs over a sleek glass table and looks very modern. The only two issues I have with the light (both of which are mitigated by the excellent price) are:
1. The lamp shade looks white during the day (in sunlight), but looks quite yellow at night when the light is turned on. I am using LEDs in the light, so it is not the bulb. The shade has slightly sloppy assembly, but most guests will probably not notice.
2. Be careful purchasing this chandelier if you have high ceilings. It can only be extended so far and then you are out of wire. It hangs a bit too high in our kitchen, but I am ignoring that fact because I like the chandelier very much.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? The shade looks white during the day and when the light is not turned on, but looks quite yellow at night.
Please tell us about the quality of the product. The lamp shade could be glued a bit better, but is adequate considering the price
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Very accurate
This light is over my very modern dining set and brings a little sparkle to the whole room without being grandmas chandelier. You could change the hanging glass droplets to crystals, too.
excellent update, very reasonable
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? yes
Please tell us about the quality of the product. good
How accurate was the on site description of the product? very
This fixture arrived with wires pre-installed. Otherwise, this would require two experts to be able to set the wires so the fixture would rest level. So the good news is that this fixture is easily installed by homeowners. However, measure your space to be sure you'll be happy with the height of the fixture. I have 9" ceilings, so this fixture is a bit high over the dining room table. However, we want a large light spill (the area bathed in light) so we can read and use iPad at the table so this works for us. If only a dining room, I'd want to hang this several inches lower.
Great fixture for the price. The other reviews made me slightly worried about installation, but my husband and I found it fairly easy. This hangs over our dining room table and looks fabulous--great blend of modern and traditional!
the light is beautiful. I had an electrician hang it and there was a problem getting the wires to hang straight but eventually he got it to hang fairly straight. Great value - it looks like a much more expensive chandelier.
Not thrilled with this purchase, but it's already installed, so... I guess I'm stuck. Overall, I feel like it was my fault for not reading up on this item carefully enough before purchasing. It isn't as big as I thought it looked in the picture. The shade seems like it should be bigger (vertically). Plus, it doesn't quite seem to hang low enough over the DR table, but we have 9' ceilings. If you have 8', it would be better. 10', and you'd have yourself a semi-flush. The fabric on the shade isn't great quality, and I expected it would be "white," but, it is definitely off-white. In the right house, it would be great, but in mine, it just doesn't quite fit. Shoot.
I love the shape. It really fits my home nicely. Metal is a little cheap looking but overall a nice light fixture for the price. Not too difficult to install but 2 people are necessary. Also making sure all cords are level is time consuming. Shade looks white without the lights on but then has a cream/beige tint with lights on. If you need stark white don't get this.
This is an excellent chandelier, it is really cheap compared with the others in the illumination stores. It gives a perfect modern touch to any room, mine was installed in my dinning room and it looks gorgeous.
Is it possible for this fixture to be flush mount or even semi flush mount to the ceiling? In other words can I cut the wire and adjust the height to my liking?sarah0528 on Apr 20, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you for your question sarah0528. Yes, it's possible for this fixture to semi flush mount to the ceiling. You can cut the wire and adjust the height. Have a great day.overstockcustomercare1 on Apr 22, 2014
what is the color of this shade ? I want it confirmed before buying..white or cream ?househunting on Mar 13, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you for your question househunting. The shade on the 5-light Rectangular Chrome Crystal Chandelier is white. Have a great day.overstockcustomercare1 on Mar 17, 2014
When the description says total height can reach 42" does that mean just for the wires or the wires plus the shade/crystals?jmneiman83 on Feb 4, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hi jmneiman83, this would be the wires plus the shade and crystals. I hope this helps, thanks for shopping with us.overstockcustomercare1 on Feb 5, 2014
Does anyone have a picture of the underside of this fixture? I'm curious if the crystals could be mounted a little higher on the inside so just the bottoms would hang below the shade.lavaha on Aug 31, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello lavaha, we appreciate your inquiry. Our support team confirms that the the crystals could not be mounted a litter higher on the inside, since the hole position on the light frame cannot be moved, which will be attached to the lamp shade. We hope you have found this information helpful. Thank you for shopping with us. Have great day!
overstockcustomercare1 on Sep 10, 2013
Hello rickbuys, and thank you for your interest in the 5-light Rectangular Chrome Crystal Chandelier. It is a little more money, but it is basically the same. It is under item # 12728379. I hope this helps, and thanks for shopping with us.
overstockcustomercare1 on Jul 24, 2013
The color of the shade is listed as white.
Thank you for shopping Overstock.com; let us know if you have any additional questions.overstockcustomercare1 on Jul 3, 2013
It is definitely and completely cream! Not white a bit. I had purchased a similar to put in the same room which 'read' white and looked awesome it was white! I still like the light but they DO NOT MATCH because this light was no where near white. Flat out beige!michelleandsnickers on Jul 7, 2013
white with lights closed offwhite with lights onhaberette on Jan 21, 2014
What is recommended voltage for the bulbs? I need this installed in Singapore.emthy on Mar 6, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you for contacting us, this requires five (5) 60-watt socket bulbs. This item is made to be used in the USA so you will need an adaptor and a converter. Please let me know if you have any further question.overstockcustomercare1 on Mar 11, 2013
I have seen this chandelier on the site before but thought it had an ivory/cream shade. Is that available?cbanden on Dec 24, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Items are restocked as they become available, however we cannot guarantee an Item will be restocked
overstockcustomercare1 on Dec 27, 2012
Overstock.com stands behind every product we sell, although we are not always at liberty to disclose manufacturer details. We can always contact our suppliers if an issue arises with a product.overstockcustomercare1 on Aug 6, 2012
Are the crystals glass or acrylic? The most recent review says it's glass.guest099 on May 24, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Is there a light diffuser across the the bottom or can you see directly up into the middle of the fixture?retromadre on May 20, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
This item does not have a bottom diffuser, so you can see directly into the fixture. overstockcustomercare1 on May 23, 2012
I have had my eye on this fixture for quite some time. I need to know if you think this light will ever come back into stock, if so when? Would it be possible to go straight to the manufacturer? I am kind of in a time crunch.
I would appreciate any insight, thanks so much! on Mar 27, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Since we are an online retailer, any of our products may sell out at any given time and we are not able to tell when or if they will be back in stock. It will be a matter of checking back, and the prices may also vary by the time they are back.overstockcustomercare1 on Mar 29, 2012
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