Color is off (03 June 2011)
While the birds are simply beautiful in design, the color isn't anywhere close to as brilliant as the picture shows. The colors are faded which truly disappointed me as I bought them to match another item for a project thinking they were jet black. That was the only true whine I had about it.
Most of mine are pointed left, with only a few pointed right. One of my birds was missing it's rhinestone eye. Overall not a big deal, I'd still recommend them for projects. They really are gorgeous.