Rated 5 out of 5 by JayJCee Love them!
One of my favorite bloggers has these on either side of a china cabinet in her dining room, and I was thrilled to finally find them at Ballard. I originally purchased two of them to use on either side of a fireplace in our living room. They do look nice there, but I decided to try them on either side of a window in our dining room and love them there as well. I may need to order two more. ;) As for some of the reviews that complain about candles not fitting in them, I would recommend purchasing a candle shaver. Candle shavers are like a large pencil sharpener and are perfect for making your candles fit in whatever holder you want to use them in. And, they are very inexpensive. Just do a search for 'candle shaver'. Bottom line - I love the Valletta Candle Sconces and I highly recommend them.
October 21, 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by vmsilva Great addition to our walls
We bought two of the Valletta sconces to flank an arched doorway. Easy to put together, lightweight. The base of the part that holds the candles and the decorative drops are a lot more gold in color than we thought, but it looks fine. These are nearly identical to a sconce offered by an interior design brand, but at far less cost. We are glad we made this purchase.
October 13, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Luveuroantiques Very attractive nice quality
Very pleased with these lovely sconces. Impressive size, lovely finish. Quick delivery
October 12, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5
by Tisabel Exactly what I was looking for!
I debated purchasing these for a long time due to the price, but they turned out to be absolutely perfect! They are much more lightweight than I anticipated, this works for me though as they don't 'look' cheap, are substantial on the wall, but we're easy to hang. I do understand some of the comments though that it was not the quality they expected because of the cost. I haven't found anything anywhere that rivals these at a comparable price & am in love with my entryway!
January 23, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Kgbg Beautiful and Elegant
Absolutely love these French style wall sconces, they are so beautiful. I'm very happy that I purchased these, they look just gorgeous in my dining room!!!
May 18, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Luvstheatre Love them!
Bought 2 for foyer. More beautiful in person, easy assembly.
February 22, 2015
Rated 2 out of 5 by seethesea Gold trim looks cheap
OK, I read all the positive reviews for these sconces and I thought a pair would be perfect in my office flanking a window. The scale is actually great--they're large and easy to assemble. The rustic finish on the main wooden center section is nice and antique looking. The downside for me was that they have this cheesy shiny gold trim on the candle base and the three dangling finials. It's much brighter than the picture. It makes them look cheap. I had to send them back.
November 18, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by reese1 Gorgeous! Price is amazing for what you get
I have looked around online and in antique stores for french country antique sconces. They are always very pricey, like $500.00 plus for one. I found these on Ballard and read the reviews and purchased right away. I could not be happier with the quality and overall look of them in my dining room. You can not tell a difference in them and a vintage one at all. They look identical to the ones in antique stores. I love them and love the price even more!! I would definitely recommend them to anyone.
October 25, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Cici4ever Beautiful!
These are really nice in my dining room on each side of a mirror. Just what I was looking for, just a little pricey.
July 17, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Smalla Great quality!
Great quality and easy to assemble. Only challenge so far is finding candles to fit, though they look good w/o!
July 3, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by ylnan Beautiful Sconce
The Valletta is a perfect piece for a traditional decor. Great for the narrow space that needed something vertical and dramatic. The materials are an excellent quality and I would definitely recommend.
March 26, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by plantlover Great looking Sconce
Beautiful sconce. I had been looking for a pair of large scale sconces for my dining room. These are perfect!
I found the quality to be appropriate for the price-as for the assembly I think the instructions could be improved by giving more specific directions regarding the nuts for attaching the arms, but over all it was a simple process that required no tools other that what is provided
October 27, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5
by jayaitch A Very "European" look
I am very pleased with my two sconces. They are a designer's product and achieved the look I wanted.
October 18, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by ugggghhhh Beautiful piece
These are gorgeous! Easy to assemble. I was very nervous after reading reviews, but knew someone else who owned them and had no problems. I purchased tapered candles and melted the base slightly to get them soft then placed them in the holder
May 30, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Lighthearted Product is easy to assemble and stylish
We are enjoying our new Sconces. Item is as promised
February 5, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Eye4Beauty Beautiful accent piece
I purchased a pair of sconces to place high on the front wall of our loft area. Your eyes are drawn right to them when you come into the room, & they are stunning! My only complaint is that they are slightly warped & do not lay flat against the wall. Fortunately where I have placed them, it is not noticeable. I highly recommend them!
January 23, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Geebo Aiden Gray Sconce
I bought a pair of these beautiful sconces and I absolutely love them. They look outstanding in my foyer. Great price!
January 12, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by LillyC Vallette Sconces
I love my sconces. They look perfect on either side of my large mirror. great price point for Aiden Gray.
January 4, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by CarolB Very unique and attractive.
The sconces are well made, unique in design, and very suitable for a larger wall space. They are easy to assemble, although no instructions are provided. It is important to place the washer, lock nut, and nut all inside the back opening for the arms to remain firmly in place. Three 1' long pieces of hemp-like material were included. I assume these are for wrapping around the base of the candles, but, again, no instructions were included. That is a minor complaint - I couldn't be more pleased with the product and would highly recommend it to anyone who is looking for a unique design feature.
December 27, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by ccc1 Stunning
I was unsure what to expect when I ordered these sconces after reading the reviews. Once received, LOVED - THEM! These made a HUGE impact in my bedroom and were very easy to assemble and light weight, too. Downside - both sconces came with holes in the plaster. Clearly a manufacturing issue! I must return and hope the next pair comes whole. Overall, I would purchase these again.
December 1, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Happygirl2 Happy
The sconces were easy to put together and look great in my dinning room. I am very pleased
October 12, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by gatorgirl027 This product has great features.
The Valletta Sconce is gorgeous - long, lean, and graceful - love it and would purchase it again.
June 27, 2012
Rated 1 out of 5 by SheLance terrible
Why this received all positives reviews I don't understand. First complaint, once you get it put together the arms as well as the candle holder part are crooked and bent,they can not be fixed,of course you don't know this until finished putting it together.The candle holder holes are way too small,so even if you purchase small tapers (which I did) ,they do not fit. It is very lightweight and moves easily once placed on the wall.I really wanted to return it,but the box it came in was such a disaster after trying to remove the product from it that I did not have way to send it back( it is an awkward size).Complete waste a money.This belongs in a discount store.Very overpriced. I think everyone is too caught up thinking it is "designer" and not caring about the quality of the piece.
June 13, 2012
Rated 2 out of 5 by Twotrees Great design
I really like the design, however the quality just isn't there. I feel they are over priced at $179.00! Even for a reproduction. They appear to be more decorative than functional, even though others say they use them.
June 10, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Bnice Lovely
True to photo. Looks well made up close as well as at a distance. The distressed, vintage muted paint with rustic gold gilt is indeed reminiscent of Aidan Gray style as another reviewer stated. Very easy to assemble, didn't even really need the little tool included.
June 7, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Britbrew Fabulous!
Gorgeous sconces! Double the price anywhere else! I love Ballard!
March 8, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by westtxshopper These sconces did not disappoint!
I loved the finish and detail on them. The price was great, also!
February 22, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by designinprocess Great Looking, Easy to Hang - Love them!
They look great in my dining room with my Aidan Gray chandelier!
February 19, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Catmom1 Unique look.
I found the sconces (2) overpowering in the area I wanted them, so removed the two side candle holders and voila!! Beautiful on the sides of an antique gold-leafed mirror. Wood putty in the holes made them whole. I, too, had to shave down candles to get them to fit (things made in other countries are not the same size as those made in the USA). A bit of gold leaf enhanced the look of the wood and a single gold "tassle" was the finishing touch.
February 19, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by ddpll Elegant yet rustic! Big
Perfect solution for a wall with too much bare wall, but where a painting will not work.
Please get drip-less candles or you will get wax on your floors! Or use bobeches.
This was easy to assemble and hang.
February 18, 2012