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This ornate, wrought-iron baluster, attached to a limestone paver base, is transformed into an elegant table lamp. Because the baluster is delicate and thin, the lamp cord runs along the back and is attached with small, flexible U-clamps.
Depending on height, columns make for great display pedestals, lamps, plant and fern stands, or dramatic conversation pieces when used alone. Other items such as individual chimney pots and stone balusters become sturdy supports when used as table bases.