LAVA Lamps have continued to captivate for over 50 years. It has one of the most recognized, trademarked shapes of all time. LAVA Lamps produce a soft warm light and mesmerizing visuals of everchanging, moving wax, gently rising up and down. Yellow wax / purple liquid / silver base & cap. Provides relaxing, soft light. Aluminum base. 25 watt light bulb included. Plugs into a power outlet, give it a half hour (or maybe a bit more) to warm up. Great room decor accessory, or a fancy night light.