I actually bought this chandelier back in Spetember of 2011 in anticipation of a dining room remodel. That was a little optimistic, we just put it up this weekend! I was a little nervous- it was a super low price and in the box it doesn't look like much- but I shouldn't have worried! It was well packaged and even after nearly a year sitting in the garage, everything was still intact. Once it was up and all put together (putting all the crystals on was no biggie), it looked AMAZING! We have an Edwardian Victorian, so we paired it with an oak leaf ceiling medallion...every time I see it I get a huge smile. Such a great buy, I've already had people ask me where I found it! Thank you, Overstock, for another great item!