I read a review on these lamps indicating they were too heavy for a cat to knock over...it's true. My cat was even afraid of the elephant! The shades arrive flat, but snap together quite easity and look great . Some of the gold accent around the base of the lamp was not painted perfectly, but otherwise the quality is quite nice. The lamps arrived quickly and were packed very well.
It began with a google search for Elephant Lamps. I arrived at a well designed and excellent user interface that allowed me to browse a selection of what I was looking for. The detailed descriptions gave me clarity as to size, color, and the images displayed gave me confidence I had found what I was looking for. I ordered and within less than a week, my lamps arrived ... exactly as they had been described. Despite some assembly challenges (unfolding the shades perplexed me momentarily, but after unfolding, I realized what a perfect way to ship shades and keep them completely intact), I was very pleased with my purchase. I don't usually write reviews, but the experience with Overstock.com was exceptional and deserves my telling others that this is a site to be trusted. Next time I'll skip Google for my shopping searches and start with Overstock.com ... you should give it a try !!!
We finally found the lamps we've been looking for . We have lg bed tables and they are perfect in our bedroom we collect elephants but did not want anything cheap, gaudy or over the top. These lamps are the perfect finishing touch to our room. They arrived quickly and safely. They even look nicer than the picture. The elephants faces were done beautifully. Thanks, Bugs and Lola
These are really nice lamps. Even though they are resin, the look like hand carved pieces. The shades come flat packed, so the have no shipping damage, and the other pieces are well packed as well. The will take up to a 100 watt bulb, but the 100 w twisty bulb was too big. The 60 watt twisty bulb fits perfectly, though and gives off plenty of light. I have big chunky furniture and a Moroccan-inspired comforter, so these really fit well. My husband (who tends to be much more conservative) fell in love with these right away. SOOOO happy with this purchase!
- How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Perfect
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. Excellent
- How accurate was the on site description of the product? Spot On
I purchased these about 7 years ago. We recently sold our condo fully furnished and the buyers especially loved these lamps (as did everybody who has ever seen them). I purchased them again for the master bedroom in our new home. I love them so much! Very well made and beautiful!
I'm online looking for lamps for another room and came across these. I purchased them from O in 2007 and I still love them! They are absolutely beautiful, heavy, well made with nice detail. I vacuum the shades every 5-6 months and they still look like new. I highly recommend them.
We are very pleased with this purchase. The lamp(s) are solid and extremely attractive. The lampshades are a bit flimsy and on close examination you can see glue along the seams. Unlike other reviewers, however, we did not have any trouble with bent rods in the lampshade. Everything snapped neatly and quickly into place. My daughter did not like the look of the amber beads fringing the lampshade, so we cut them off of one. Mistake...the amber bead lampshade fringe makes the entire lamp more whimsical and exotic! Overall, a great purchase.
My lamps came to me slightly damaged. One of the noses on the elephants was broken. This was due to shipping from the warehouse. A little crazy glue fixed the problem. Once the lamps are assembled, the look is exotic, beautiful and elegant. I am really pleased with the product.
- How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Better looking in person
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. Good
- How accurate was the on site description of the product? Good
This is my first return with Overstock. I usually love everything about my order. These just weren't great in person. I sent them back.
- How did the color on site compare with the actual product? The color is probably represented correctly in the pic but in person the elephants are pure black. Not grayish black.
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. It's ok. The lamp shades seemed to want to go crooked no matter how tight you screwed them on.
- How accurate was the on site description of the product? accurate
This is my first order on Overstock and per the great reviews, I ordered the Antique Elephant lamps. The only problem I had was with both shades. One shade has a stained and discolored oily spot on it and the other shades seams were bad and the white bar that locks the shade into place was warped and showed through the top. It's really a fun lamp and I'll willing to keep them if they replace the shades.
- How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Very close.....elephant more black than the verdi green it seems to come through as in the picture.
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. It's good for the price.
- How accurate was the on site description of the product? Accurate.
The lamps were extremely easy to assemble and very easy on the eyes. We have a South Asian themed formal living room, so they go quite well with our existing decor. The lamps are solid and heavy which makes them easy to use with kids running around because they cannot be toppled over easily. Extremely happy with the purchase!