While the style of the lamp is pretty, it is very poorly made. I thought the entire lamp post was made of white painted wood, but the central pieces of the post are actually white metal. Only the base and the very top scroll portion of the lamp post are made of wood. Also, the pieces of the lamp post do not screw on straight. No matter how hard I tried to put them together straight, I keep getting a tilted lamp. It was a waste of time and energy. Lastly, the white paint was scraped off the post in one spot. Overall very disappointing, given the pretty styling in the product photos.