Its metal and attracts a magnet. It has 171 inches of swag chain and cord. Both the bottom and top lights are in working condition. This light plugs into the wall. The cord and plug works.Thanks for looking and have a blessed day! The item "Vintage 10White Milk Glass Paneled Shade Hanging Hurricane Swag Lamp 2 Lights" is in sale since Friday, January 20, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Lamps, Lighting\Ceiling Fixtures". The seller is "1fishlady" and is located in Saulsbury, Tennessee. This item can be shipped to United States.