Ordering, Measurements and Other Pertinent Information

Village Firefly is a retail store with a showroom.  Please be aware that there may be a short delay in stocking updates between the time something is sold within our store and the updating of stock status on the on- line store.   This is especially true of our lamp shades as our stock changes multiple times in the course of a day.  If something is ordered and paid for on-line that is out of stock, we will notify you right away and refund any payment.    If you would  prefer to call to verify stock status prior to ordering,  please do so.

We have tried to provide accurate measurements on all items sold on our website.  Since many of our items are old or antique, there may be slight discrepancies.  If you have any questions please contact us.

CHANDELIERS:  Length and width on chandeliers are self-explanatory but height on our chandeliers is usually adjustable.  Additional height can be accomplished by adding extra chain, which can be purchased by the foot.  If requested, we will supply and custom finish up to three additional feet of chain at no additional charge.  We select the size and style that would compliment the existing chain of the selected fixture.   Since many fixtures have chains as part of the body of the chandelier, these can often be shortened if a reduction of height is necessary.  We measure height to the top of the chandelier where it meets the SINGLE chain that carries up to the ceiling canopy.   All our chandeliers are priced wired for US current and includes ceiling canopy and hanging hardware.

SCONCES:  Length and height are self-explanatory but width (depth) is the measurement that the sconce projects out from the wall at the farthest point.  All sconces are wired for US current unless otherwise noted as candle sconce.  Since many started life as candle fixtures, based on the design of the fixture, you may need for us to provide a back plate to cover the electrical box in your wall.  If so, please contact us.

LAMPS and FLOOR LAMPS:  Length and width refers to the measurement of the base or the widest part of the lamp without shade.  The height is measured to the TOP OF THE SHADE AS SHOWN so includes measurement of  lamp base and shade.

SHADES:  Shade measurements are given as three dimensions in the following order:  Top Diameter x Bottom Diameter x Slant Height (measuring along the outside vertical edge of the shade).  For ovals or rectangles usually two dimensions are given for the top diameter (length and width) and the bottom diameter (length and width) of the shade.

WIRING:  All of our vintage and antique light fixtures have been rewired unless otherwise noted or as candle rather than electrical  fixtures.