People have guessed it as costing ten times what I paid for it! It's beautiful, whether the lights are on or not. Putting it together was not a big deal. The pieces arrived in perfect condition and the extra pieces were well appreciated though luckily none were broken so the extras are on hand just in case. I was missing one round crystal and one strand, I let the company know, and they quickly sent them and were so polite and helpful. My decorator helped me t..