Perfect pieces of decoration to add to your room or any place where you want a unique decoration on because this is definitely is. The lids works very simple, it only needs sunlight and you're good to go. Therefore it is very energy efficient saving you from buying batteries. The lights will turn on automatically when the environment is dark enough and turn off when it is well lit. You can also turn it off completely with the switch that's is built on the lid. The only thing is that the solar panel lid is easily removable allowing the water from seeping through very easily. Also, one of the string lights keeps on turning automatically off unless it is positioned in a certian way.Also, it is misleading as it does not come with the mason jars.