This lamp shade is not an imported product. It is made with pride in the USA, and construction does not begin until you place your order. If any product variations are necessary, you may change the shape, size or covering of this lamp shade by visiting our web site www.fenchelshades.com. If you just want to change the covering, please specify the name of your covering when placing your order. This shade is equipped with a Washer fitter. This is the most common fitter type. It consists of a small washer with an inner diameter of 1/2". The washer generally rests on the top of a metal harp above the light bulb and is held in place by a screw-on finial.The outside of the lamp shade has a beautiful beige homespun linen fabric. The inside is a white styrene.