The shade is handmade from handwoven pochampally ikkat fabric. While the lamp base, called the SARAL, is made of wrightia tinctoria in Channapatna. The electrical fittings used are of export quality. The price indicated is for the shade and the lamp base together.
The lamp as a whole is perfect of ambient/mood lighting and also work as lovely decorative accents in your living spaces. Hence please use energy efficient LED lights of upto 5-6W only. Do not use the traditional CFL or edison bulbs as they heat up very quickly and the lac on the wooden surface can develop abberations when repeatedly exposed to heavy heat.
Shade ~ 6" height x 6" dia
Lamp base ~ 3.75" dia x 6" height
To clean the base use a mildly damp piece of clean cloth and a dry dusting of the lamp shade should suffice. All lacware products must be kept in shaded areas and must avoid direct exposure to sun. Avoid blows against hard surfaces.