These lights are well made and are indeed stainless steel and glass. They are lovely and give off a bright, beautifully patterned light. They seem fairly durable and are pretty! The best part of this transaction was the absolutely wonderful customer service! My first shipment arrived with 3 broken tops for the lights. I heard very quickly from customer service (thanks, Winnie!) and we opened a dialogue. I had been ready to return the lights, but the seller said not to worry....send us a photo of the damage and we'll ship out a new set. No hassles, warm and friendly correspondence and stellar customer service. I will not hesitate to buy from this seller again.