Is this meant to be used with shades from other sources, or is there something special that I'm missing? I'm thinking a paper lantern.A. The ET2 ES92001 is meant to be used with a shade of your choice or used as it is, whatever your preference is. Paper lantern would be just fine as it uses cfl or incandescent bulbs.
what is the cord/rod made of? how long?A. This item has a cord (wire) with a maximum hanging length of 60"