2 Extremely cheap, low grade materials as low as they can go and not get sued.
3 Wiring is a bloody joke, absolute disgrace. I happen to have some practice in this area and rewired it to a reasonable standard. But the idea of running 6 wires on one well under sized below spec nut is simply insane.
4 the ceiling mount rests on a single small nut, not that bad but wait.... The nut has no supporting washer, spacer, flange or anything. The single supporting nut catches about 2 millmeters of low grade metal along the outer edge. The metal is very light and buckles under load. If anyone were to steady themselves while replacing a bulb the whole thing would be in danger of falling on them.
I can fix this but it requires me replacing a number of pieces and some effort.
5 the metal stems holding the glass in place are very weak, bend...
We purchased this chandelier and and our initial thoughts were that it was kinda flimsy and low quality, but we really wanted to like it. We installed it and had it up for a few weeks before eventually uninstalling it and returning it to Amazon.
The things we were unhappy with:
> The color is not the same as the item pictured The item pictured seems to give a warm beige kind of glow, the actual item had bone-white shades for the light-bulbs, giving everything a florescent-light look, even though we were using incandescent light bulbs.
> Low quality I cannot express enough how cheap this item felt, at the time of purchase we paid about $120, and it feels like a $30 item. The chrome finish looks very cheap and like it will peel off, some of the bottom glass covers were chipped around the screw-hole, the platforms for the glass covers were all at different angles, and one of the light-sockets was dented. The wires were very short, they...
Bought it for a new house and I installed it in the dinning room and it looks very nice and I have received a lot a good complements. Transaction was good delivered on time. Great Lighting chandelier.
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