First off, let me say that I love this chandelier and would have given it 5 stars except for the instructions, or lack thereof. I have it in my dinette and it is perfect and exactly what I was looking for. However, as other reviewers have stated, the instructions are pathetic. It literally took hours and had to be taken down a couple of times when it became apparent that it wasn't quite right. But now it's up. I used 60 watt bulbs in it because I was afraid it would be too dark. OMG It's bright with 60's, so I have it on a dimmer. I would choose 40w next time. Some of the components had bent out of shape during shipping, but were able to be straightened. It's not completely symmetrical, but that's a nice shabby chic quality.