I find this to be a delightful chandelier. Yes, there are a lot of parts to assemble and it is not quite what I'd expected given the hollow tubing but even so the finished product is heavy, ornate and eye-catching. The crystal bubbles reflect the surroundings beautifully adding depth and dimension. It is not a large chandelier which is perfect for our small dining area off the great room. We live in a beach home and this is just the right touch for shabby chic with distressed wood and modern decor. Even my hunny loves the look and he's the contemporary guy who had to assemble it!
Don't get too nit-picky---this is a great chandelier for the price. The globes are glass and it looks just like a ** chandelier for over twice the price. I was hesitant to order but figured I could return--no way, this is a keeper. My husband and I put it together in about a half hour. This piece would look great in a dining room or a bed room for a touch of class. I will be putting mine in our kitchen.
Its often hard to purchase something online like this, without seeing it in person. I was hesitant to order, but am very happy with it. It was fairly easy to assemble. The 25 crystal bulbs were a bit tedious to hang, but it just took a little patience. Two of the crystals were broke, and Overstock is supposed to be sending a replacement. Overall, its a great looking piece and I'm VERY happy with it ! Perfect for our dining room - not too big, just a classic look !
I loved this product from the time I saw it and it looks great in my dining room however big draw back is one of the lights doesn't work no matter what bulb I put it there it doesn't light up. it's frustrating but it's up there now I have to learn to live with it.
This chandelier is identical to "others" I was looking at. It was a small pain to get together and to attach the globes. Once it was installed it looked great until the heavy glass globes started falling off. One almost dropped on my daughters head! The tiny glass loop broke and the metal hanging device slipped through and it fell and broke! This has happened twice now. At first I was surprised that they sent 4 or 5 extra glass globes but not anymore. I recommend you check all of your globes before installing them to check for tiny cracks along the attachment areas.
The posted pictures look great and the color description "Black, Brown, Gold, Silver, White" looks great. From reading the reviews I wasn't expecting real wrought iron, but I expected a paint finish that mimicked wrought iron. But instead when I opened the box, the chandelier is a milk chocolate color. There's not a lot of black in it and the finish is glossy and doesn't give off the rustic look at all. If I was hanging this chandelier very high up then I might still keep it. However, I'm hanging this fairly low over the dining table so this isn't going to work for me. Really wish the finish on this was much better. As it is, it looks really cheap and not worth even the "discounted" price here.
While its a pretty chandelier and I was aware from other reviews that putting it together would be a challenge, I am disappointed in the size. It is smaller than expected. Just be aware that when it says 20 in wide, it is just barely 20 inches. It looks small hanging over my 6 chair dining room table.
I have owned this for 4 years and it is gorgeous. It is somewhat small, but it fits perfectly in my small dining room (my table seats up to six people). If you have a large space with an 8 person dining room table, this will not be the right size for you. . I hired someone to put it together for me so I can not comment on assembly, but the electrician who put it together didn't say anything negative. I have no problem keeping it clean, the people who leave negative reviews about keeping the dust off are not using the right products...get the name brand disposable dusters and swipe it down every now and then. Its not hard,...really. Yes, if you look closely at the chandelier you can see that it is not true heavy duty "wrought iron" but most people are not going to stick their face right up into your chandelier. It looks AMAZING from arms length and none of your guests are getting any closer than that. Overall, great purchase, and great value.
I'm very happy with my new chandelier! Although "some assembly required" was an understatement, we were able to successfully put it all together. One of the wires was rubbed down to the metal so we had to shrink coat some new insulation onto the wire, but thankfully my husband is very handy. It took awhile but now that it's up, it's gorgeous! Another site had this same chandelier on sale over the holidays, but Overstock came in $100 cheaper than even the sale price!