ThisTreasure Garden 50-lb. Cast Iron Classic Patio Umbrella Stand, is great for most patio umbrellas. With its sleek, modern style, it will be a great accompaniment to any setting. It features a patented Dual-Purpose Stem. You may use the full stem for free-standing shade, or remove the top section of the stand stem for under-the-table application. As this item is composed of iron, it is not uncommon to experience some rusting, especially in humid or coastal environments. Rusting is not considered a defect in this item and is not covered under the manufacturer's warranty.